Are you an experienced legal administrative professional looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Do you excel in providing exceptional client service while working in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative team environment in which you learn everyday?
McInnes Cooper is seeking a motivated and proactive Litigation Legal Assistant to join our Legal Services team in our Halifax office for a full-time permanent position. The incumbent will be responsible for providing high quality administrative support for a group of litigation lawyers within an innovative team support model; working to ensure all clients receive the highest level of service.
As a Legal Assistant, you will be responsible for:
The successful candidate will possess the following skill set:
McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest business law firms in Canada and is a member of Lex Mundi, the world's leading network of independent law firms. Providing strategic counsel to clients across North America and abroad, McInnes Cooper has nearly 200 lawyers and over 200 professional resources based in six offices across Atlantic Canada. Celebrating 160 years in business, McInnes Cooper continues to thrive because of their relentless focus on client success, talent engagement and innovation.
At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences.
Diversity & Inclusion
We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents.
Collective Social Responsibility
We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort.
Pro Bono Legal Services
Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest.
Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact.
This role offers an exceptional compensation package including a competitive salary, defined-benefit pension plan and Firm-paid health and dental benefits, Health Spending Account, Wellness Spending Account as well as Vacation, Personal & Sick Days