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Legal Assistant

2+ Years’ Experience

Langford Law is currently seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to join our Calgary office to work in the areas of Immigration, Corporate, Commercial, and other areas as may be required. This position will appeal to candidates with 2+ years of experience who enjoy continuous learning and being productive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

The primary roles and responsibilities include:

  • Assisting lawyers and paralegals involved in immigration, corporate, commercial and other practice areas;
  • Coordinating meetings in person and by video and teleconference and assisting with preparation for meetings;
  • Managing files including searches, conflicts, retainers, opening, organizing, maintaining, billing and closing;
  • Drafting, formatting and revising email and letter correspondence, memos, agreements and other documents;
  • Conducting various searches for due diligence and other purposes;
  • Drafting and revising documents, checklists and organizing materials for applications, meetings, transactions, closings;
  • Administration of time entry and billing of client files; and
  • Performing other legal and administrative tasks assigned from time to time.

Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Legal Assistant in immigration, corporate and commercial law or transferable practice;
  • Completion of a Legal Assistant Diploma;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in the English language;
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Highly organized, dependable and performance-oriented;
  • Positive attitude and adaptability to progressive technology, training and process improvement;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Teams and Excel;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word and specifically large documents (formatting using styles, numbering, cross-referencing, table of contents, merges, etc.), document comparison software and Adobe Acrobat; and
  • Experience with file and document management, communication and billing systems.

If you would like to apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and any reference letters to careers@langfordlaw.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest, but will only be contacting those we wish to interview.