legal assistant - securities in toronto

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$ 55,000 per year
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toronto, ontario
job category
Administrative Support
job type
$ 55,000 per year
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job description

Are you a quick and adaptable legal assistant with a positive attitude and pay very strong attention to detail? Do you want to work in a beautifully renovated office space that is bright and spacious with some of the newest legal tech? Do you have experience reviewing and submitting documentation to financial regulators? Would you like to be at the forefront of all of the coolest new companies, or well-established companies looking to go public? Are you a high performer and only want to work with other high performers? Would you like to work in a firm that promotes from within and will offer you the opportunity to move into a law clerk position in the long run? This role is for you!

what you will get

• $55,000 to $70,000 base salary
• full health and dental benefits paid by the firm
• opportunity to participate in rrsp matching program
• 3-4 weeks vacation commensurate to experience
• great collaborative environment
• 1 to 1 work share for the first 6 months to a year with an expected increase to 2 lawyers
• work directly with a Sr. Partner
• gain experience in an area of law that is in high demand
• training and buddy system will be provided for the first few weeks in addition to a firm-specific orientation program

who you are

• graduate from a legal assistant or law clerk diploma program
• at least 5 years of experience providing administrative support to legal professionals
• positive attitude
• strong attention to detail
• strong verbal and written communication skills
• ability to stand your ground with lawyers while also being diplomatic
• strong client-centric focus
• ability to work quickly and efficiently in a MS Office environment
• experience with securities regulation is a nice-to-have, but not mandatory
• great team player
• good sense of humour
• takes initiative

what you will do

• calendar management
• travel and expenses
• time tracking and accounts
• submitting documents to regulators whether electronically or via courier
• communicate with clients on a regular basis, providing updates, etc.
• prepare for closings
• work with Carpe Diem, CMS (Aderant), Hummingbird (training provided for software)
• work on a 9 to 5 schedule with some overtime expected

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