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Legal Administrative Assistant

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Job Order #: 5622392

Employer Name:
Kanuka Thuringer LLP
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Full Time
Completed at least some post-secondary
1-2 Years
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Employer Name:
Kanuka Thuringer LLP

Employer Address:
1400-2500 VICTORIA AVE
S4P 3X2

Contact Name:
D. Kim Gorius

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Kanuka Thuringer LLP is now accepting applications for a full time legal administrative assistant in our Financial Services/Business department.  This position supports the following areas of law: bankruptcies & restructuring, general insolvency, financial regulation, business law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, commercial transactions and general business.

The successful candidate will present themselves in a professional manner and must be extremely attentive to detail, adaptable, self-motivated, and have the flexibility to work with another legal assistant supporting six lawyers within the department.  The successful candidate will also possess strong organizational skills, the ability  to learn quickly, and have strong computer skills along with an excellent command of the English language.  Spelling, grammar and proofreading skills are essential skills for this position.  Previous clerical or administrative experience is a must however legal experience is not necessarily mandatory.  

The position will involve responsibilities which include, but are not limited to:
-transcribing documents from dictation
-preparation of legal documents, letters, memos, etc.
-maintaining electronic and paper filing systems
-conducting web searches
-effectively communicating with clients, lawyers, and other staff members
-multi-tasking and juggling numerous tasks in order to meet deadlines

We offer a competitive compensation package.

All applications will be held in confidence.  Please indicate your name and the job title in your cover letter along with your wage expectations and the names of your references.  References will not be contacted without your prior consent.  All candidates must be resident in Canada and available for work in Regina, Saskatchewan within 15 days.
**Only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.**


Skills and Abilities

Keyboarding (Words Per Minute)
 - 41 - 60 wpm
Work Setting
 - Private sector
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Sitting for extended periods
 - Tight deadlines
 - Work under pressure
Business Equipment and Computer Applications
 - Internet browser
 - General office equipment
 - Presentation software
 - Database software
 - Dictaphone
 - Electronic mail
 - Excel
 - MS Word
 - MS PowerPoint
 - Windows
Security and Safety
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
Specific Skills
 - Photocopy and collate documents for distribution, mailing and filing
 - Maintain and prepare reports from manual or electronic files, inventories, mailing lists and databases
 - Receive and forward telephone or electronic enquiries
 - Prepare and format page presentation
 - Provide general information to clients and the public
 - Send and receive messages
 - Sort, process and verify applications, receipts and other documents
 - Type and proofread correspondence, forms and other documents
Essential Skills
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Public transportation is available
Technical Terminology
 - Legal
Area Of Specialization
 - Forms and records
 - Reports
 - Contracts
 - Correspondence
Work Location Information
 - Urban area


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