Parlee McLaws LLP is a well-established law firm with over 125 years of experience here in Alberta and we’re looking for an experienced Corporate Legal Assistant to support a team of lawyers with a variety of legal and administration tasks. The ideal candidate is highly organized, takes initiative, and is customer service oriented. If you are a team player, thrive under pressure and have a high attention to detail, this role could be for you.

Position Overview:

• Draft, proofread, and finalize a variety of legal documents relating to multiple types of business transactions and real estate transactions
• Ensure large volumes of time entry, preparation of accounts and billing are completed on a timely basis
• Ensure large volumes of documents and emails are saved to each file
• Coordinate and schedule meetings and appointments
• Manage workflow for a team of lawyers
• General administrative tasks including office and file management
• Other administrative tasks as required

Requirements:

• 5 years or more years of relative experience legal experience in the corporate practice area
• Post-secondary education from a recognized Legal Assistant or Paralegal program
• Experience with Worldox and Elite is an asset
• Highly reliable and possesses professional demeanor
• Understanding of basic accounting principles
• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office programs
• Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
• Exhibit attention to detail and is committed to producing accurate and high-quality work
• Ability to organize, prioritize work and meet deadlines with a high degree of personal initiative
• Must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner
• Ability to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently
• Strong customer service and relationship building skills
• Readily adapt to changing priorities and effectively work in a changing and high-volume work environment
• Possess problem solving skills with a proactive mindset
• Must speak, read, and write English fluently

Sound like a good fit? We look forward to hearing from you! Please send your cover letter and resume as a PDF to HREdmonton@parlee.com.  Your application will be confidential.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.