Robert Half Legal - Legal Assistant
Legal Assistant
2019-01-22
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Job Overview
Company: Robert Half Legal
Location: CA-ONTARIO-Toronto
Base Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time Employee
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Professional Services
Legal
Req'd Education: Not Specified
Req'd Experience: Not Specified
Req'd Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Contact: Recruiter
Phone: 416-365-3153
Email: Send Email Now
Fax: -
Ref ID: 05090-0010816190
Job Description
Ref ID: 05090-0010816190

Classification: Legal Administrator/Manager

Compensation: DOE

We are assisting a highly-reputable, large Canadian law firm in the hiring of a Legal administrative assistant within their tax group for their Downtown Toronto office. Position: Legal Administrative Assistant (Tax Law) Location: Downtown Toronto Salary: $45,000 - $55,000 / annually Benefits: VERY comprehensive benefits package HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit a resume/CV to [Click Here to Email Your Resume]. All inquiries are 100% confidential. Responsibilities: ? Manage all administrative tasks, including email/calendar management, processing of expenses, arranging travel for direct reports with appropriate itineraries, etc.; ? Filter incoming calls/mail/email and follow-up on various information requests, including responding to client queries, and rerouting responses appropriately to ensure high level of client service and responsiveness; ? Monitor and track client matter workflow progress and maintain client status list, including liaising with Associates / Partners to obtain working file status, maintaining bring forward/tickler system of tasks, and identifying areas of action; ? Manage/prepare agendas, coordinate/prepare meetings and materials, appointments, etc.; ? Organize own work, set priorities, work independently on a day-to-day basis, meet critical deadlines and balance multiple objectives; ? Develop effective team and working relationships with Firm members at all levels; ? Manage filing and file organization, both electronic and paper; ? Other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
Qualifications: ? Completion of a Business Administration certification (or related discipline); ? Minimum five (5) years of experience in an administrative support role; ? Excellent written and verbal communication skills required; ? Strong client service skills; ? Strong organizational and time management skills; ? Excellent proofreading skills (ability to check typed material for grammatical, typographical, spelling, word usage and format errors); ? Ability to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision, take initiative and self-motivated; ? Willingness to learn and contribute to the team; ? Strong judgment and problem-solving skills; ? Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite (Outlook calendar and email management required along with experience with travel and itinerary planning); ? Experience managing a high volume of emails with timely responsiveness; ? Ability to work overtime on occasion during high volume periods.

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

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