We are actively recruiting for a permanent, hybrid COMPETITION LAW LEGAL ASSISTANT role for a highly reputable, large sized downtown Toronto law firm to join their Competition Law Team!

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prioritizing and managing correspondence and emails, which may involve composing responses or directing them to the appropriate recipient.
  • Organizing and arranging work-related travel, ensuring all travel documents and meeting materials are prepared in advance.
  • Assisting in drafting speeches and presentations.
  • Maintaining both physical and electronic filing systems.
  • Handling a significant volume of expenses, including reconciliation.
  • Managing file opening and closing procedures.
  • Handling docketing and billing tasks.
  • Efficiently managing calendars, including scheduling meetings and ensuring attorneys are briefed beforehand.
  • Coordinating meetings and events, including agenda creation, venue reservation, and document preparation.
  • Collaborating with various departments such as finance and marketing when necessary.
  • Serving as a liaison with clients on matters including invoices and financial reports.
Qualifications:
  • Legal Assistant diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • Minimum of two to five years of experience supporting senior legal professionals in a corporate setting.
Skills/Abilities:
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) is essential.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational abilities and time management skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in conducting thorough searches across various platforms.
  • Capacity to work independently and display initiative.
  • High levels of motivation, adaptability, and professionalism.
  • Availability for flexible working hours as needed

IQ PARTNERS is committed to operating an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and we encourage candidates of every race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience to apply for this position. We’d be happy to provide accommodation for any candidate that requires assistance due to a disability or medical need. Please contact us at 416-599-4700 or by email at [email protected] to discuss specific accommodations.

Job Title:
Competition Law Legal Assistant

Location:
Toronto, Ontario

Type:
Permanent / Full Time

Job ID:
#512134
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