Bilingual Legal Administrative Assistant - Permanent - 16805

City: Ottawa

Salary: N/A

Added: April 18, 2024

Bilingual Legal Administrative Assistant - Permanent - 16805

About the Opportunity

Our client is the downtown Ottawa office of an international law firm. They are looking for a fluently bilingual legal assistant to join their advocacy group on a full-time, permanent basis.

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Organizing and expediting the flow of work through the professional's practice, initiating any follow-up action as appropriate
  • Working proactively in the day-to-day support of the professional's practice
  • Accurately preparing legal documents and correspondence with minimal direction
  • Transcribing and typing legal documents and correspondence
  • Liaising between the legal professionals and various internal and external individuals and clients
  • Managing the professional’s calendar, including travel arrangements
  • Preparing expense reports
  • Preparing and organizing meeting and briefing materials for the professional
  • Preparing litigation documents, including Books of Authorities, Compendium of Argument
  • Supporting the practice group in monitoring billing matters and undertaking of administrative tasks
  • Any other duties as required
About You

The successful candidate will have the following:
  • Relevant post secondary education (such as Administrative Assistant or Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma) coupled with a minimum of three years in a legal environment. Experience in litigation is an asset
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is required
  • Knowledge of the Quebec court system is required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Litigation management programs is an asset
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other Firm members, with the aptitude to take care of clients’ needs in a professional and courteous manner
  • Capacity to work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Strong written, oral and verbal communication skills in both English and French is required
  • Strong organization and time management skills
About the Job

Salary will depend on experience. Benefits and a hybrid work option will be offered.

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking the “Apply Now” button below and follow the instructions to submit your résumé. You can also apply by submitting your résumé directly to If you are already registered with us, please contact your Senior Recruiter. Please quote job 16805.

Thank you for your interest in this role. One of our Recruiters will be in touch with you if your profile meets the requirements for the role and the expectations of our clients. Please note that all candidates must be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. 
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