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IP Legal Assistant - #13230

Toronto, ON

Post Date: 07/10/2017 Job ID: 13230-0
IP Legal Assistant - #13230

OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME!

Our downtown Toronto client, one of the Seven Sisters, has a current opening for a professional Legal Assistant to join their IP group! If you have at least 5 years of experience and would like the chance to work with one of the most respected international business law firms in Toronto, then we need to hear from you!

This firm is passionate about quality of work, innovation and collaboration as well as placing high values on trust and loyalty. As our ideal candidate you are a polished professional with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. You are well-organized and efficient, proactive and enthusiastic with your work, able to keep cool under pressure and highly attentive to details. You must have strong knowledge of legal terms, documents, and procedures for this role, as well as proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) and also PowerPoint. Some flexibility will be required for occasional overtime here.

As the successful candidate, you will:

-Act as key contact for all matters relating to coordinating travel arrangements; LSUC renewal applications and CPD credit tracking; updating bios, internal and external conferences, and liaising with Boards, etc.;
-Prepare correspondence and legal documents according to precedents and instructions;
-Maintain accuracy of client databases;
-Coordinate client meetings, schedule boardrooms and arrange for catering or audio-visual equipment;
-Manage calendars and reminder system for lawyers;
-Handle incoming/ outgoing mail, email, fax, and couriers;
-Screen/ route calls; respond to routine inquiries; work with other departments to respond to requests;
-Provide backup support for other Legal Assistants when necessary;
-Coordinate activities with other departments and staff as required (e.G., Facilities, Marketing, etc.);
-Input dockets, monitor works in progress, and prepare bills, pre-bills, and billing reports for clients;
-Work with the Conflicts and Records team to coordinate new file openings, intake, conflict search and audits;
-Maintain and organize files according to firm guidelines; and
-Participate in project management and other initiatives.

Salary up to $56K including excellent benefits! This opportunity will not last long, so do not miss your chance at this life changing opportunity! Apply today!

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested and qualified, kindly email your MS Word resume and cover letter to kentreg@kentlegal.com, and quote Opportunity #13230 in the subject line of your email.

Thank you for your interest in this role, however, only those candidates applicable will be invited for a meeting. Continue to visit our website at www.kentlegal.com for additional and new employment opportunities. If you are already registered with Kent Legal, kindly contact your recruitment consultant.



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