Legal Assistant, Technology
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is one of Canada’s leading business law firms. Advising many of Canada’s corporate leaders, as well as U.S. and international parties with extensive interest in Canada, our 400 lawyers are based in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Calgary and New York.
Osler prides itself on attracting and maintaining some of the brightest talent in the legal arena. Our lawyers, students, management and staff have created a unique firm culture which nurtures mentoring and the exchange of ideas. Osler is a dynamic and exciting place to begin a career or carve out a new path.
We currently have an opening for a Legal Assistant in our Toronto office. This role will work in a 3:1 share in the Technology department supporting two Partners and one Associate. The position requires very strong communication, organization and technical skills. The successful candidate must be a self-starter, demonstrate initiative, high attention to detail, and ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. In addition, show strong initiative and display an interest in developing his/her knowledge of the practice area.
Education and Experience
The successful incumbent will have a Community College Certificate in a Legal Secretarial Assistant program or equivalent experience working in a Legal Assistant role; strong technical skills (MS Office suite), be a team player, have a positive attitude and professional image. Previous billing experience would be considered an asset.
How to Apply
We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process.
Please note that any offer of employment will be conditional upon background and reference checks, including a criminal record check, credit check, and employment and educational verifications.
If you have the required background with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and wish to work in one of Canada’s leading law firms, please reply in confidence with a cover letter and résumé by the closing date.
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