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Legal Administrative Assistant - Wills and Estates

Job ID: 7153

Level: Intermediate


Our client is is a leading international business law and litigation firm who is currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to join their Wills & Estates department. This is a highly sought-after role that specifically manages litigation practices focused on disputes arising from estate planning, estate administration, wills, trusts, powers of attorney, capacity issues and other related matters.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Preparing and drafting various correspondence, legal documents, and court submissions
  • Filing court documents and arranging for litigation-related matters, including discoveries, mediations, etc.
  • Maintaining an efficient file management and bring forward system
  • Maintaining calendars, managing emails and managing lawyers’ practices
  • Interacting with clients
  • General administrative duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • LAA certification from an accredited institution
  • 3-5+ years working as a Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Prior litigation experience, preferably in Wills & Estates
  • Thrive in a fast-paced team environment
  • Thorough knowledge of litigation rules and procedures
  • Experience running a busy practice
  • Exceptional communication skills and a superb client service focus
  • Adept at learning new technology and working with new systems
  • Able to prioritize work assignments, meet deadlines, and respond to changing priorities


  • Flexible benefits package effective from date of hire
  • Group RRSP plan with employer matching contributions
  • Education and fitness allowance
  • Workplace wellness activities and initiatives

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