Corporate/Real Estate Legal Assistant

 

Position Description:  We are a full service legal firm of 21 lawyers with a full complement of support staff.  We are seeking a legal assistant to support an expanding corporate and real estate practice.   Primary duties will include assisting with the daily needs of an expanding practice and the preparation of transactional real estate documents and miscellaneous corporate documents. 



Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will possess superior technical and word processing skills.  They will also have excellent communication skills and take a pro-active role in organizing and maintaining client files.  You will be required to be a team player, self motivated, proactive, diligent, organized and have excellent interpersonal skills.  We will be willing to train an excellent candidate with a post secondary degree that does not have any prior legal experience.



Salary commensurate with experience.






Litigation Legal Assistant/Law Clerk  

 

Position Description:

 

We are a full service legal firm of 21 lawyers with a full complement of support staff.  Our Firm is seeking a qualified Litigation Legal Assistant/Law Clerk for a 15-month contract.  Preference will be given to a candidate that has completed a certificate or diploma from a recognized Law Clerk program and has 3-5 years working experience.

 

Qualifications:

 

The selected candidate will have the ability to deal with complex and sensitive issues, have excellent communication skills, take a pro-active role in organizing and maintaining comprehensive litigation files, assist with the drafting of correspondence, preparation of affidavits of documents, pre-trial briefs, and other administrative tasks related to the management of litigation files.  The candidate will also have strong computer skills and exemplary learning capabilities, and the ability to work in a fast paced professional environment.

 

Salary commensurate with experience.   If you are interested in this position, please forward your questions or resume to hr@waterousholden.com.

















Estates Law Clerk

We are a full service law firm of 19 lawyers with a full complement of support staff. We are seeking a full time legal clerk to provide support to our extensive and growing Estate Administration practice group. 

 

Position Description:

 

The applicant will be responsible for handling the administration of estates, including the preparation of applications to the Court for certificates of estate trustee, administering the distribution of assets, and other requirements of estates.  All applications will be held in strict confidence. 

 

Qualifications:

 

Applicants should be comfortable meeting one-on-one with clients and following their instructions and the instructions of a lawyer.  The applicant must be an effective problem solver who is able to work independently with minimum supervision.  Preference will be given to those applicants with 5 or more years experience working in a law office as an Estates Law Clerk and those who have completed the Law Clerk program. 

 

Salary commensurate with experience. If you are interested in this position, please forward your questions or resume to hr@waterousholden.com.

 

Legal Support Staff   

Our Legal Assistants and Law Clerks are key employees in the day to day operations of the firm including workflow, client relations and practice organization. You will work in a supportive environment that allows you the opportunity to demonstrate and develop your organizational and legal skills. We recognize that much of our Firm's success of providing excellent service to our clients depends on the valuable support delivered by our experienced, conscientious staff.   If you are interested in a legal support position, please forward your questions or resume to hr@waterousholden.com.

 


 

Administration

Our administration team comprises a number of service professionals, and is essential to delivering excellent client service. We are always interested in hearing from talented and enthusiastic individuals who want to contribute to our team. Please submit your resume to hr@waterousholden.com.

Brantford Office

20 Wellington St., P.O. Box 1510
Brantford, ON N3T 5V6
t 519.759.6220
f 519.759.8360
law@waterousholden.com

Paris Office

7 William St.
Paris, ON N3L 1K6
t 519.442.5571
f 519.442.5567

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