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Posted Sep 5, 2019

Job Title: Legal Administrator
Location: Campbell River, British Columbia

Job Description

The Legal Administrator role requires a unique blend of skills and experience providing general and administrative support to the Legal Services department.  The role requires a confident, reliable and business-minded assistant with the ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities.  Legal Services oversees a wide variety of legal and business affairs responsibilities within the corporate sphere.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring contracts are written and executed in accordance to the Company's standard operating procedures
  • Opening, maintaining, organizing and putting away files, and maintaining precedent systems using the department protocol for knowledge management
  • Working with other related departments internally to provide documents and other materials on time to meet internal client needs
  • Drafting, preparing and proofreading correspondence, accounts and various transactional documents and forms
  • Email, courier or deliver documents to clients, accountants or lawyers
  • Produces a variety of documents including correspondence, memos, meeting agendas, reports, contracts, change orders
  • Investigates, gathers and compiles information on issues and drafts reports outlining alternative options and recommendations and assists in implementation of identified solutions
  • Ensuring strict adherence to confidentiality

REQUIREMENTS

  • Post-secondary education in business or related discipline. Legal Administration and/or Law Clerk Diploma preferred

  • Four years in a legal environment with working knowledge of corporate law; preference will be given to previous experience gained within a large firm environment or in-house legal department

  • Excellent technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Strong knowledge of legal concepts, principles, and terminology

  • Critical thinking, analysis, and research skills are essential

  • Ability to read, interpret and apply legal documentation, laws or legislation

  • Strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private information with tact and discretion; knowledge of data privacy laws

  • Able to maintain filing systems and basic databases