Legal Assistant – Capital Markets | Toronto ON

  • Full Time
  • Toronto
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Legal Assistant – Capital Markets | Toronto ON

Our client is looking for a Legal Assistant to join their busy team. This position will assist with the daily operation, administration and organization of three busy Capital Markets practices. The successful candidate will possess a positive attitude and be able to think independently when solving a problem. If you are technically inclined, proactive, and adaptable, this could be a great position for you.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Independently manage and organize the daily operation of three busy lawyers
  • Assist with revising and finalizing various correspondence and documentation
  • Onboarding of clients
  • Administratively manage closings/transactions
  • Compiling documents for signature and send to clients
  • Compiling Record Books
  • Handle daily administrative tasks
  • Manage duties related to accounting (dockets, billing, wires & expenses)
  • Track deadlines
  • Accountable for all work assigned
  • Arrange meetings
  • Calendar management
  • Takes initiative
  • Confidential

Core Skills & Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ previous experience as a Legal Assistant in Capital Markets or Corporate Law
  • Successful completion of a related post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk program
  • Handle time pressure situations and stress of multiple demands
  • Microsoft 365 suite of applications
  • Familiarity with iManage, Kofax Power PDF and DocuSign
  • Knowledge of Workshare Compare or a similar document comparison program
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good judgement and decision making
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized, resourceful and detailed

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