- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Outlook
- Writing skills
- Organizational skills
- Computer skills
MLT Aikins Saskatoon is in search of an experienced corporate/commercial legal assistant to support our growing commercial practice. We are accepting applications from legal assistants/paralegals with experience in a general corporate/commercial practice involving commercial real estate transactions, commercial leasing and corporate/commercial transactions, including the purchase and sale of businesses, lending and financing transactions.
The successful candidate is a graduate of a recognized legal assistant program (equivalencies will be considered) with a minimum of four years in a law practice looking to transition into a corporate/commercial law practice. Working closely with our team of corporate/commercial lawyers, the ideal candidate for this position will be self-motivated and enthusiastic.
Performing complex editing and formatting for correspondence and documents
Performing various administrative tasks including file opening, billing and following up to review outstanding accounts
Maintaining an efficient file system (physical and electronic files)
Monitoring and following up on all post-closing documents
Performing day-to-day administrative tasks including file organization, diarizations, booking appointments and maintaining calendars
Attending to online filings with Corporate Registries
Graduate of a recognized legal assistant program (equivalencies may be considered)
Minimum of four years of experience in any law practice area
Advanced computer skills including in Word, Excel, Outlook and document management software
Excellent verbal and written communication, including proofreading, writing, spelling and grammar skills
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple deadlines and complete them under time constraints
Strong organizational skills and an exceptional attention to detail
Ability to follow instructions with minimal supervision and to thrive in a fast-paced, professional team environment
A client-focused approach and commitment to providing exceptional service to internal and external clients
A competitive salary
Comprehensive coverage for health and wellness benefits
Access to group savings plans and investment options
Options for flexible work agreements and vacation coverage
Our Diversity Statement
MLT Aikins is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive and diverse work environment. Our principles of diversity, equity and inclusion create a space for everyone to collaborate, allowing us to deliver excellent and increasingly innovative legal service to our clients. We encourage individuals of a diverse group to apply to our job postings when they become available.
A friendly, co-operative atmosphere typifies the working environment of all offices of MLT Aikins. Please submit your resumé and cover letter using the form below. Please note that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.