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Legal Assistant - Commercial Department, Legal & Privacy

Regular Full Time
Southport Tower
2012-11-27  Time: 23:59

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Coordinates and delivers, with discretion, confidentiality and professionalism, legal administrative support to the Commercial Legal team
  • Prepares, organizes and tracks a high volume of confidential documentation, including legal files, correspondence, transaction records, Board binders, corporate searches, pleadings, and Dictaphone notes
  • Opens and closes legal files and prepares retainer/billing letters
  • Demonstrates well-developed time management skills while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Reviews, proofreads and formats legal documents and tracks negotiated language changes
  • Conducts online research for Land Title and Corporate searches
  • Advises Legal Counsel on document presentation, including the use of correct AHS’ templates and formats to ensure compliance with AHS’ standards
  • Maintains SharePoint database for the Department
  • Diarizes deadlines and oversees day-to-day workflow and scheduling
  • Schedules appointments for multiple Legal Counsel and other legal staff
  • Transmits legal correspondence to clients electronically or by mail
  • Completes administrative forms, including expense reports and supply orders
  • Maintains law guides and legal updates within the Department’s library
  • Schedules and coordinates meetings, travel, teleconferences and video-conferences
  • Assists with mail distribution within the Department
  • Completes work with minimal direction and within established procedures and practices
  • Works with a strong understanding of the needs and priorities within the Department and/or supervisor
  • Minimum of post-secondary education and Office Administration or Legal Assistant Certificate or Diploma
  • Minimum of three to five years’ legal administrative experience
  • Proven track record of outstanding communication skills
  • Maturity to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Exceptional legal organizational skills, attention to detail and computer experience (including Microsoft Office, Prolaw, SharePoint, Inmagic, Excel, CORES)
  • Knowledge of legislative protocols and AHS policies and procedures would be an asset

    Salary/Benefits: This position is classified as a T2-1. Minimum $41,500.00 to maximum $58,000.00 annually

  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
    to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

    Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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