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This well-known law firm is looking for a Litigation Legal Assistant to assist three lawyers for its downtown Montreal offices.

Responsibilities
• Organize the workload and ensure its timely execution through the professional's office, including implementing follow-up measures as required.
• Prepare legal documents according to general precedents or as directed by the professional, while having little or no direction from the professional.
• Prepare letters, memos, etc. of a confidential nature, which may be written independently and presented to the supervisor for verification or may be dictated or transcribed from notes on paper.
• Act as a liaison between the professional and a variety of individuals, groups, internal and external clients at all levels.
• Take care of routine correspondence that does not require the attention of the professional and respond to it.
• Manage the reminder system or database or calendar to ensure that deadlines are met.
• Prepare special reports... which may include data collection and summarization.
• Demonstrate initiative and judgment in order to lighten the administrative tasks of the professional.
• Create, monitor and maintain client files to ensure proper case management and customer service.
• Coordinate administrative tasks, e.g., accounting; opening and closing files; time entries; invoicing, etc.

Qualifications
• Diploma of legal administrative assistant.
• More than 8 years of experience as a legal administrative assistant.
• Bilingualism (fluency in French and English).
• Ability to communicate effectively with other members of the firm, combined with the ability to respond to clients' needs in a professional and courteous manner.
• Ability to exercise discretion in the handling of confidential information.
• Ability to work independently, as well as within a team.
• Ability to complete a large amount of work to a high level of quality, sometimes within short deadlines.
• Ability to prioritize and reprioritize as needed.
• Ability to manage stress in a professional manner.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Would you like to feel the pride of being able to work at one of the largest law firms in the country? We look forward to receiving your application!

As an equal opportunity employer, Personnel Alter Ego values diversity in its workforce and seeks to ensure all groups remain fairly represented. Candidates must have the legal right to work in Canada
Montreal QC

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