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Platinum Recruiting Inc.

Legal Assistant (Corporate/Commercial) - Vernon

Location
Vernon, BC
Details
Full Time
6 days ago

Based in Vernon, our well established client is seeking a Corporate/Commercial Legal Assistant to join their reputable law firm. Under the direction of the Lawyer, the Legal Assistant is responsible for a wide variety of legal and administrative duties within the solicitor’s practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Open and close client/matter files, billing and trust paperwork
  • Manage calendars, meeting schedules, and “Bring Forward” system
  • Prepare/draft all necessary transactional documentation and correspondence based on written instruction or verbal direction
  • Draft Asset Purchase agreements, share purchase agreements, and all documents required for closing transactions
  • Prepare and editing/ formatting of documents for various correspondence, agreements, reports, and billings
  • Obtain due diligence materials, such as corporate certificates of good standing, real estate and title information
  • Organize and maintain precedents
  • Respond to inquiries and interacting with clients on day to day corporate matters

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years Paralegal/Legal Assistant experience- ideally with a Corporate/Commercial background. Inexperienced candidates who have completed a Legal Assistant or Paralegal certificate/diploma may also be considered
  • Critical thinking, analysis and research skills
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply legal documentation, laws or legislation
  • Ability to handle sensitive or confidential information with tact and discretion
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task & prioritize
  • Flexible, team player that is client service oriented

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Platinum Recruiting via our website or email enquiries@platinumrecruiting.ca with the subject line “Corporate/Commercial Legal Assistant”.

Category
Administrative Legal