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Legal Administrative Assistant

Posted: May 23, 2018 Company: Dentons Canada LLP
Address: 20th Floor, 250 Howe St Postal Code: V6B 3R9
Location: Vancouver Contact: Alison Fletcher
Phone: 604-687-4460 Fax:
E-mail: alison.fletcher@dentons.com Website: www.dentons.com

Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work. www.dentons.com

Dentons’ Vancouver office was recently recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers and offers a great working environment, competitive salary and excellent benefits.

POSITION SUMMARY
We are seeking a professional Legal Administrative Assistant to join our Tax Practice Group assisting two lawyers.

RESPONSIBILITIES
– Preparing and drafting legal documents
– Maintaining an efficient file management and bring forward system
– Maintaining calendars, managing emails and generally managing lawyer’s practices
– Interacting with clients
– Conducting searches
– Time entry, billing, general administrative tasks

REQUIREMENTS
– 1-2 plus years of experience working as a Legal Administrative Assistant in a law firm
– Legal Administrative Assistant certification from an accredited institution
– Corporate experience an asset
– Strong administrative and written and verbal communication skills
– Strong detail orientation
– Ability to prioritize and multi-task
– Ability to work independently and in a team environment
– Excellent organizational skills
– Strong technology orientation
– Strong client service orientation
– Demonstrated commitment to privacy and ethical conduct
– A positive team orientation

Applicants are invited to apply with Cover Letter and Resume to Human Resources: Alison.fletcher@dentons.com

We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.