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Business/Professional Services & Support
This is a non-exempt/overtime-eligible, permanent full-time position
with a hybrid work mode consisting of 2-3 days per week onsite at the
The legal assistant will provide direct support to a team of partners
and associates. In this role, the incumbent is responsible for the
preparation of correspondence, litigation documents and pleadings as
well as attending to electronic filing; updating pleadings and trial
binders; setting discoveries, trials and applications; and various
other related duties.
Preparation and production of a variety of legal documents, with
accuracy, in the area of litigation.
Attending to file openings, preparation and management.
Preparation of daily correspondence.
Entering time and working with the billing department, as required.
Proofreading of typed material for grammatical, typographical or
Maintaining an efficient bring forward/follow-up system.
Carrying out other relevant administrative tasks as required by
new or emerging business needs.
Essential Skills & Experience
Legal Assistant Certification from an accredited institution or
Minimum of 3 to (5) years' experience as a legal assistant in the
area of litigation with knowledge and understanding of the Alberta
Solid understanding of law office procedures.
Strong computer skills in the area of Microsoft Suite.
iManage, 3E experience would be an asset, but is not required.
Rigor and attention to detail.
Great organization and prioritization skills.
Handling and prioritizing workload while working under pressure of
tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Behaving in a professional manner with lawyers, clients and other
team members at all levels.
Team-spirit, strong sense of collaboration and positive,
Ability and willingness to work onsite at the office 2-3 days per
week according to business needs which may continue to evolve.
Clyde & Co is a leading global
law firm, specialising in the sectors that underpin global trade and
commercial activity, namely: insurance, transport, construction,
energy, trade and commodities. It is globally integrated, offering a
comprehensive range of contentious and non-contentious legal
services and commercially minded legal advice to businesses
operating across the world. Clyde & Co is committed to operating
in a responsible way. This means progressing towards a diverse and
inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of its communities
and clients, using its legal skills to support its communities
through pro bono work, volunteering and charitable partnerships, and
minimising the impact it has on the environment. The firm has 480
partners, 2400 lawyers, 3200 legal professionals and 5000 people
overall in over 60 offices and associated offices worldwide.
Our values are the principles that
guide the decisions we make, unite us in our endeavours and
strengthen our delivery, for our clients and our firm. We:
Work as one
We are a globally connected team of talented people who act with a
firm-first mentality to achieve success
clients We aim high and challenge ourselves to
deliver unique excellence for our clients, keeping them at the
centre of everything we do
difference We help each other to be at our best and
believe our differences result in greater achievement
Act boldly We
seek new opportunities, take action and learn as we go, recognising
that curiosity drives our development and contributes to growth
Business Services Competencies
Clyde & Co is committed to providing extensive, personal and
professional development opportunities for our people enabling them to
be highly effective in their current role as well as assisting them to
fulfil their career aspirations.
The competencies are used to inform all aspects of Business Services
career development. They vary across levels and different business
areas and fall under the following areas:
People and Team
Service Delivery and Commercial Awareness
This is the job description as constituted at present;
however the Firm reserves the right to reasonably amend it in
accordance with the changing needs of the business.