Legal Assistant

We are currently searching for a full-time Legal Assistant to join our team.

About You

We are looking for candidates that meet the following criteria:

  • A Legal Assistant or Law Clerk Diploma (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in a law practice is required.
  • Experience in Wills & Estates and/or Family Law is a definite asset.
  • Strong focus on providing exceptional customer service.
  • Demonstrated willingness to take initiative and be proactive in finding solutions.
  • Advanced team playing abilities with excellent communication skills, oral and written.
  • Strong time management skills and attention to detail.

About Us

At Cunningham Swan, we truly believe that our future is our people. We take great pride in finding and retaining top talent who are passionate about their work. We understand that with quality work comes quality support.

We reward our people for their valued contributions with a competitive compensation package, including generous vacation and leave policies. We protect them with robust benefit plans, which include a pension plan, parental top-up pay, paramedical coverage and a Health Care Spending Account. We encourage them with mentorship and learning opportunities and annual professional development budgets. We provide a supportive and inclusive work environment in a beautifully restored historic building in one of Ontario’s most livable waterfront cities.

Still not convinced? Check out what our current staff and lawyers have to say about life at Cunningham Swan:

Cunningham Swan is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and diverse backgrounds.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  During the hiring process, accommodation is provided to job applicants when they are selected for an interview.  If an applicant or successful candidate requests an accommodation, we will discuss needs and make adjustments to support those needs.

If you require a remote interview due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19, please indicate so in your cover letter.

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