We pride ourselves on providing opportunities for challenging and rewarding work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment. We are always looking for strong team members. Please apply accordingly. We thank all applicants for their interest in Ogilvie LLP; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Corporate Paralegal

Ogilvie LLP currently has an opening for a full-time Senior Corporate Paralegal who enjoys working in a busy and challenging work environment.

Ogilvie LLP is a well-established, successful and progressive firm, and is home to some of the province’s top lawyers. The lawyers at Ogilvie represent six practice areas: Administrative, Corporate Commercial, Insolvency & Restructuring, Litigation, Personal Estate Services, and Real Estate.

We invite candidates with a solid understanding of Corporate Law and procedures to apply.

Key responsibilities include:
      • Drafting relating to incorporations, amendments, dissolutions, and various other types of corporate transactions
      • Maintaining minute book records
      • Processing and maintaining extra-provincial registrations as well as limited partnership registrations
      • Responding to daily inquiries from lawyers, legal assistants, and on occasion, clients
      • Others duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have the following background, skills and experience:
      • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Corporate Paralegal
      • Graduate of a 2-year Legal Assistant (Paralegal/Law Clerk) program
      • Minimum CORES (Level III) certification is preferred
      • Experience in drafting documents within the Corporate practice area
      • Must be results-oriented and demonstrate exceptional time management, organizational, and follow-up skills
      • High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail
      • Experience with a Corporate database system (ALF) preferred
      • Advanced computer skills; proficient with MS Word, Excel and Outlook
      • Self-starter who takes initiative and has excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Must be able to work independently as well as within a team environment
      • Professionalism and the ability to respect confidentiality

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a positive work environment. Please apply in confidence by submitting your resume and cover letter to: hr@ogilvielaw.com.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Legal Assistant (Litigation)

Ogilvie LLP currently has an opening for a highly skilled intermediate Litigation Legal Assistant who enjoys working in a busy and challenging work environment.

Ogilvie LLP is a well-established, successful and progressive firm, and is home to some of the Province's top lawyers. The lawyers at Ogilvie represent six practice areas: Administrative, Corporate Commercial, Insolvency & Restructuring, Litigation, Personal Estate Services, and Real Estate.

We invite candidates with a legal assistant diploma or certificate from an accredited post-secondary institution and at least 5 years of litigation experience to apply.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following core duties:
      • Knowledge of the New Rules of Court;
      • Conduct court searches;
      • Draft correspondence and court documents;
      • Pre-trial and trial preparation including maintenance of all trial binders and limitations;
      • Prepare a variety of litigation legal documents including briefs and factums;
      • Schedule various applications and questionings;
      • Manage workflow for team of lawyers;
      • Coordinate and schedule meetings and maintain calendars;
      • Preparation of accounts and time entry; and
      • General administrative tasks including office and file management.

In addition to experience with the above, the ideal candidate would have the following background, skills and experience:
      • A strong, independent work ethic;
      • Strong word processing and organizational skills;
      • An aptitude for details;
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
      • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities;
      • The ability to prioritize work and meet tight deadlines;
      • A high level of professionalism while working closely with lawyers, staff and clients;
      • A desire and ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships;
      • Have an interest in developing a career at our firm, and
      • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a positive work environment. Please apply in confidence by submitting your resume (including months and years of employment history) and cover letter to hr@ogilvielaw.com.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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