Legal Assistant, Litigation
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 over 400 lawyers are based in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver 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 have a position available for a Legal Assistant in our Litigation Department, supporting three Legal Professionals. The position requires a positive attitude, very strong communication and technical skills. The successful candidate must demonstrate initiative, high attention to detail, and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines. In addition, strong client service skills, organizational skills and practice management abilities are required.
Education and Experience
• A Community College Certificate in a Legal Secretarial Assistant program or equivalent experience working in a Legal Assistant role.
• Experience supporting litigation professionals.
• Superior administrative management and multi-tasking skills.
• Strong team player, with excellent communication, organizational and technical expertise.
• Excellent problem solving abilities and client service mindset.
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 apply in confidence with a cover letter and résumé by the closing date.
No phone calls/emails or agencies please.