Legal Administrative Assistant

June 23 2022
Industries Legal
Categories Administrative, Clerical, Generalist, IP, Patents, Trademarks, Legal, Paralegal
Toronto, ON

Join the ranks of Stikeman Elliott, one of the most distinguished and respected corporate law firms in Canada. Our Toronto office is in the heart of the financial district, with prime access to public transit, which makes it ideal for commuters. Voted one of the Best Employers in Canada for the past 13 years, and winner of the Venngo Award of Excellence for Financial, Physical & Mental Wellness at the 2019 Canadian HR Awards, Stikeman Elliott is always seeking to recruit the best and the brightest talents.

We are looking for a Legal Administrative Assistant to support our Firm’s General Counsel Office lawyers in Toronto!

The ideal candidate has 3+ years of experience (or a combination of education and experience, ideally in a law firm environment), will exercise good judgement in a variety of situations, and have the ability to balance multiple priorities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide proactive support to two lawyers in the following areas:
    • Legal Document Production & Management
    • Client File Management & Practice Activities
    • General Administrative Support
    • Calendar, Time & Email Management
    • Project Coordination
    • Data Analysis and Collation
    • Maintain SharePoint sites and tracking documents


Knowledge and Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience working as an Executive or Legal Administrative Assistant (or a combination of education and experience)
  • Strong experience with calendar and legal practice management
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Able to learn and utilize various software programs utilized by the Firm
  • Comfortable in an environment of continuous learning with on-going formal and self learning opportunities
  • Solution oriented with sound judgement to make informed decisions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to use discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Solid organization and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to producing quality work
  • Professional, responsive, friendly, and able to build productive relationships

Please Note: Our firm has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires all firm members to be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine. You will not be asked to disclose your vaccination status during the interview process. If you are offered employment, you will find a vaccination clause in your offer of employment providing that prior to commencing any employment with the Firm, you must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide proof of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccination. The Firm will make reasonable accommodation efforts if you cannot be vaccinated due to medical, religious, or other grounds to the extent protected by applicable human rights legislation.

Stikeman Elliott is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.

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