Legal Assistant – Wills & Estates | Toronto ON

  • Full Time
  • Toronto
  • Posted 4 months ago

Legal Assistant - Wills & Estates | Toronto ON

Our client is looking to hire a Legal Administrative Assistant to join their fast paced team.  As an integral member of the Legal Administrative Assistant team, you will provide support to professionals within Wills/Estates and Tax Group.  This is an immediate opening located in Toronto, ON.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Prepares, drafts and revises correspondence, revises agreements and tax-related documents.
  • Prepares expense reports, accounts and manages pre-bills, with a strong working proficiency with all accounting and billing procedures
  • Implements and maintains practice management systems on behalf of busy professionals.
  • Takes instructions, prioritizes incoming work, follows through on assignments and manages ongoing tasks
  • Assists with collation and preparation of files and binders.
  • Opening and closing files.
  • Possesses the ability to handle more than one professional and to undertake additional responsibilities as required within the share and team.

Core Skills & Requirements:

  • Must possess a Legal Assistant Diploma from a recognized college.
  • At least 5-8+ years of experience as a Legal Administrative Assistant.
  • Experience with Wills/Estates and Tax law would be an asset.
  • Proactive and self-motivated with a “can do” attitude.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional, efficient manner with clients and external contacts as well as internally throughout the firm.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including a strong knowledge of grammar and exceptional spelling and proofreading abilities.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, a team player with the ability to work under pressure and deal with changing priorities.
  • Strong technical skills, with proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, I Manage, PowerPoint, Excel, Interaction and Expert Time.

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