Job Details

January 9, 2018
Admin / Customer Service

Evening Legal Assistant (Document Support)

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is one of Canada’s leading business law firms. Advising many of Canada’s corporate leaders, as well as U.S. and international parties with extensive interest in Canada, our over 400 lawyers are based in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver and New York.

Osler prides itself on attracting and maintaining some of the brightest talent in the legal arena. Our lawyers, students, management and staff have created a unique firm culture which nurtures mentoring and the exchange of ideas. Osler is a dynamic and exciting place to begin a career or carve out a new path.

We currently have an opening for an Evening Legal Assistant (Document Support) for a 12 month contract. This position requires a client-serviced individual who can produce large volumes of high quality work under tight deadlines. The successful candidate will have exceptional technical skills (able to work with corrupt/damaged documents) and the ability to work both independently as well as in a team environment. In addition, the incumbent must be detail and results oriented, with superior proofreading and organizational skills.If you are a self-starter who shows strong initiative, then this may be the position for you!

Please note: This is a fixed term contract, ending in March 2019.

Position Requirements:

Education and Experience

Successful incumbents will have a Community College Certificate in a Legal Secretarial Assistant program or equivalent, strong technical skills (Adobe Pro & MS Office – Word, Excel & PowerPoint), be a team player, have a positive attitude and professional image, and possess a minimum of 1 years of experience in a similar role.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience is acceptable.  New graduates are welcome to apply!

We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you have the required background and wish to work in one of Canada’s leading law firms, please reply in confidence with a cover letter and résumé by the closing date to: Human Resources Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP P.O. Box 50, 1 First Canadian Place Toronto, Ontario M5X 1B8 Fax: 416-862-6666 e-mail: Closing Date: January 23, 2018