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 Provinces’ 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;
  • 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.