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Montgomery Miles is looking for a new staff member to join its busy team. We are looking for an

experienced legal professional with the necessary background and experience to be considered a “jack of all trades” such that you could handle working in any of our practice areas (Business Law; Real Estate Conveyancing; Wills and Estates) with confidence. This position will require you to be flexible and have the ability to move between practice areas on a daily basis as needed.

The Executive Legal Assistant main duties are:

• Prepare and key in correspondence and legal documents, such as deeds, wills, affidavits and

briefs, from handwritten copy, shorthand and machine dictation using computers

• Review and proofread documents and correspondence to ensure compliance with legal

procedures and grammatical usage

• Schedule appointments, meetings and conferences for employer

• Set up and maintain filing systems, utilizing knowledge of legal records and procedures and

frequently... controlling confidential materials and documents

• Open and distribute regular and electronic incoming mail and other material and coordinate the

flow of information internally and with other departments or organizations

• Determine and establish office procedures and routines

• May supervise and train other staff in procedures and in the use of current software

• May attend court, meetings or conferences to take notes, minutes and dictation

• May perform other general office work as required including preparing financial statements.

The successful candidate will have:

• College diploma/degree;

• 1-2 years working for a lawyer specializing in Business Law; Real Estate; Wills, Trusts, and


• Experience with drafting wills, conveyancing – handling residential purchase, sale and/or

mortgage files from start to finish, preparation of corporate annual report packages and

commercial transactions;

• Experience in GoVeyance, Soluno, Appara and Netdocuments.

Preference given to candidates fluent in Mandarin.

Hours: 7.5 hours day/37.5 hours per week

Permanent Full-time position

Salary: $26 per hour

Benefits: 3 weeks vacation, extended health, dental and a bonus program (after 3 months


Location of work: 510 1708 Dolphin Avenue, Kelowna BC V1Y 9S4

Phone: 250-980-3360

Fax: 250.868.9011
Kelowna BC


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