Legal Assistant, Real Estate

Date Posted
Nov 25, 2021
Closing Date
Dec 17, 2021

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is one of Canada’s leading business law firms. Advising many of Canada’s corporate leaders, as well as U.S. and international parties with extensive interest in Canada, our more than 1,000 firm members are based in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary and New York.

We currently have an opening for a Legal Assistant in our Toronto office. Working in a 4:1 share supporting the practices of 1 Partner, 2 Associates and 1 Law Clerk in the Real Estate Department.  We are looking for an energetic individual with the ability to produce high volumes of quality work under tight deadlines. This position requires an excellent multi-tasker with strong legal technology skills to work in a fast-paced environment.  The successful candidate will have excellent client service, organizational and practice management skills.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Working in support of a real estate practice
  • This position will support one partner, two associates, and one law clerk in the real estate department
  • Top notch communication, organizational and technical expertise are crucial for this position
  • Must be a self-starter who is detail oriented, show strong initiative and display an interest in developing his/her knowledge of various practice areas
  • Strong client organizational skills and practice management abilities
Position Requirements

Education and Experience

This position requires a Community College Certificate in a Legal Secretarial Assistant program or equivalent experience working in a Legal Secretarial Assistant role; strong technical skills (MS Office suite), be a team player, have a positive attitude, professional image, and possess a minimum of five years of Real Estate experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be acceptable.

How To Apply

Accessibility and Accommodation

We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted.  Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all phases of the selection process.

Background and Reference Checks

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.

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Closing Date: December 17, 2021

No agencies or phone calls please.