Simard & Associates is looking for a Wills, Estates and Business Law legal assistant to join their experienced team of professionals.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Assist in providing services to clients in the areas of Wills, Estates and Business Law;

    • a. Meeting with clients;
    • b. Communication with clients;
    • c. Receive, review and prepare correspondence for lawyer review;
    • d. Drafting of Wills and Estate Applications for lawyer review;
    • e. Assist in the preparation of corporate transaction documents such as purchase and sales of businesses, business incorporation, miscellaneous agreements with respect to business transactions;
    • f. Drafting reporting letters to clients for lawyer review;


  • Track the time spent on a file (Esilaw);

  • Liaise with various third parties, such as court houses, accountants, lawyers;

  • Assist lawyers in setting levels or priority of client files;

  • Assist in the management of account receivables, including billing and collection thereof;

  • Participation in training offered by the firm;

ABILITIES AND SKILLS SOUGHT

Applicants who meet the following requirements are encouraged to apply:

  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a law firm would be an asset;

  • Abilities in written and oral communication in both official languages;

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision;

  • Ability to work in a team;

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment;

  • Aptitude of attention to detail;

REMUNERATION

This position is full-time for an indeterminate period. We offer a competitive pay structure and employment benefits, which are discussed during the interview.

WORKPLACE

We are located at 1417 Laurier Street, Rockland, Ontario, being 15 minutes from Orléans and 30 minutes from downtown Ottawa.

 

Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae with a cover letter and the completed employment application  form by e-mail to Mélyssa Brunet melyssa.brunet@simards.ca.

 

We thank the candidates for their interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

For more information, please visit our website: www.simards.ca.

 

** All Applications will be held in strict confidence.

"Serving our clients since 1994."

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F: 1 613 446 6475

Address

Simard & Associates
Barristers & Solicitors

1417 Laurier Street Box 449,
Rockland, Ontario, Canada
K4K 1K5

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