Our client is a rapidly growing and established firm with multiple locations. They are currently looking for a skilled wills/estates legal assistant to join their team.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Drafting general correspondence to clients and lawyers with precision and professionalism.
  • Assembling, drafting, proofreading, and filing a variety of legal documents to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Maintaining both physical and electronic document systems to facilitate efficient document retrieval and management.
  • Acting as a liaison between our firm and various clients, providing exceptional service and fostering positive relationships.
  • Assisting in the organization and upkeep of our wills vault, ensuring the security and accessibility of important documents.
  • Managing calendars and emails to facilitate seamless communication and scheduling for our legal team.
  • Exercising sound judgment and initiative to handle administrative tasks, allowing our lawyers to focus on legal matters.
  • Opening and closing files with meticulous attention to detail and adherence to procedural requirements.
  • Coordinating with process servers and couriers to facilitate timely delivery of legal documents.
  • Undertaking other duties as assigned to support the smooth functioning of our Wills and Estates practice.
What You Bring:

  • A minimum of 2 years' litigation experience in Wills & Estates is preferred, demonstrating your familiarity with relevant legal processes and procedures.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, allowing you to effectively collaborate with colleagues and interact with clients.
  • A keen attention to detail, ensuring accuracy and precision in all tasks performed.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, CaseLines, and other cloud-based services, enabling you to navigate modern legal technologies with ease.
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple tasks and priorities efficiently.
  • A commitment to maintaining strict confidentiality, safeguarding sensitive information and client privacy.
  • Completion of a Legal Assistant or Law Clerk Diploma is considered an asset, indicating your formal training and expertise in legal administrative functions.

If you are a dedicated professional seeking an engaging opportunity to contribute to our client's dynamic Wills and Estates practice, we invite you to apply today! 

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.

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Wills & Estates Legal Assistant

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