Legal Administrative Assistant- Litigation, Toronto

Last update 2023-09-21
Expires 2023-10-21
ID #1831117971
Legal Administrative Assistant- Litigation, Toronto
Canada, Ontario, Toronto,
Modified September 5, 2023


Position Summary:

Situated in Toronto's financial hub, our client is a distinguished Canadian business law firm. The team, comprising over 220 lawyers, business advisors, and patent agents, serves clients nationwide and internationally.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

We are seeking a Legal Assistant specializing in Litigation to bolster a demanding practice and contribute to our top-tier client service. The successful candidate will thrive in a collaborative setting, and excel in time management, organization, and multitasking. A keen eye for detail and the capacity to complete tasks with precision and efficiency are crucial to success in this role. If you're a proactive self-starter with strong writing, communication skills, and a professional demeanor, you would be an excellent fit for this role.

The ideal candidate will possess strong time management, organizational, and multitasking skills, enabling them to excel under pressure and meet deadlines. This role requires meticulous attention to detail and the ability to perform tasks accurately and efficiently. If you're a self-starter with exceptional writing and communication skills, coupled with a professional demeanor, this position is an excellent fit.


  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of a bustling legal practice, focusing on Civil and Commercial Litigation.
  • Create, revise, and finalize all essential correspondences and documents.
  • Assist in preparing various litigation documents for Civil, Commercial, Divisional, and Court of Appeal cases, such as motion records, pleadings, notices, affidavits, affidavits of documents, and bill of costs.
  • Deliver work of the highest quality standard.
  • Manage daily administrative tasks.
  • Handle accounting-related duties.
  • Uphold accountability for all assigned tasks.
  • Coordinate meetings and manage calendars.
  • Display initiative and a proactive attitude.
  • Maintain confidentiality.


  • Minimum 3-5 years of prior experience as a Legal Assistant (Litigation)
  • Successful completion of a relevant post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk program.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the Rules of Civil Procedure.
  • Previous familiarity with Caselines and ACL.
  • Ability to thrive in time-sensitive situations with multiple demands.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 applications.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal aptitude.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Resourcefulness and attention to detail.

Why You Should Apply:

  • Ample opportunities for professional growth, on-the-job training, and development.
  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Close-knit, mid-sized firm atmosphere.
  • Active engagement in community initiatives and volunteer opportunities.
  • Access to mentorship program.
  • Wellness programs.

Any job offer will be contingent on a successful criminal background check.

We will assess applications as they are received and retain all submissions for future reference. Only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Our firm is committed to equal employment opportunities.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Legal administrative assistant- litigation

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