Legal Assistant, IP

Busy Intellectual Property Litigation Practice seeking IP Legal Assistant

Your new company
Known as Canada’s leading Litigation Law Firm, representing clients in high profile cases across dozens of practice areas across the country, this firm has an immediate opening for an experienced Intellectual Property Legal Assistant to join their team due to growth in the firm. Known for a great company culture and excellent training, they are located in the heart of downtown Toronto and is an ideal opportunity with growth opportunities for your permanent full-time position with a hybrid work schedule.

Your new role
As the Intellectual Property Legal Assistant, you will be supporting senior partners within the firm. In this role, you will be handling all administrative tasks such as answering/directing phone calls, managing email, releasing dockets, coordinating meetings and travel, and preparing expense reports amongst other duties as assigned. In addition you will be assembling and filing court documents for all levels of court, preparing and organizing materials for trial, opening and closing files, some research tasks, and interacting with clients and counsel on behalf of the lawyers.

What you'll need to succeed
We’re looking for a Legal Assistant with 3+ years’ experience in Intellectual Property law and knowledge and experience with Federal Court. A Law Clerk Certificate/Diploma is not required, but considered an asset. You will posses advanced technology skills in MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, ACL, Accounting Software, Docket Software, Document Management Systems, and Digital Dictation Software. Must have exceptional written/verbal/proofreading skills, strong organization and multi-tasking skills, a proactive approach, and work well under pressure.

What you'll get in return
Competitive salary ranging from $60,000-$65,000 with 3 weeks paid vacation, paid sick days and full benefits package after probationary period with RRSP matching to commence after 1 year.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #1096687

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Legal Practice
Location
Toronto
Specialism
Legal
Pay
$60,000-$65,000
Ref:
1096687

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Chelsey Burris, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Toronto (EN)
8 King Street East, 20th Floor

Telephone: 4378000951

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