Our client, a reputable downtown Toronto law firm, is hiring! The available position is for a Legal Assistant supporting two (2) busy Partners within the Business Law Department, both practices have a focus on IP law. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three (3) years of experience within a similar role, be proficient in Word 2007 and have excellent administrative and organizational skills.
Under supervision of the Partners, the Legal Assistant will be responsible for preparing IP documents including litigation documents, correspondence of behalf of the Partners, preparing accounts and entering dockets. Additional tasks will include scheduling court dates, proofreading and editing, managing calendars and scheduling meetings and travel in addition to managing a bring forward system.