Legal Assistant, Privacy

Date Posted
Jul 23, 2020
Closing Date
Aug 07, 2020
Location
Toronto
Description

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is one of Canada’s leading business law firms with over 400 lawyers based in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver and New York. Osler advises many of Canada’s corporate leaders, as well as U.S. and international parties with extensive interest in Canada.

Osler prides itself on attracting and maintaining some of the brightest talent in the legal arena. Our lawyers, students, management and staff have created a unique firm culture which nurtures mentoring and the exchange of ideas. Osler is a dynamic and exciting place to further your career or carve out a new path.

Osler is currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant in our Privacy Practice. The Practice Assistant will proactively provide legal professionals with a high level of support in an effort to improve practice efficiency, including coordinating client-related activities. This position requires an excellent multi-tasker with strong administrative and communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative and have excellent client service and organizational skills.

Managing the practice of three Associates, by undertaking a triage role in the coordination of all Firm and client-related activities for the legal professional (LP), thereby allowing them to concentrate on providing valuable legal services to clients.

Position Requirements

The successful incumbent will have a Community College Certificate in a Legal Secretarial Assistant program or equivalent, strong technical skills (MS Office suite), be a team player, have a positive attitude and professional image, and possess a minimum of three to five years of experience in a Legal Secretarial Assistant role.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience is acceptable.

How To Apply

We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Please note that any offer of employment will be conditional upon background and reference checks, including a criminal record check, credit check, and employment and educational verifications.

If you have the required background with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and wish to work in one of Canada’s leading law firms, please reply in confidence with a cover letter and résumé by the closing date to:

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