V-225 - Legal Assistant, KLaw

V-225 - Legal Assistant, KLaw

26 Aug
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KPMG International
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Vancouver

26 Aug

KPMG International

Vancouver

Legal Assistant, KLaw



Overview



You've got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we're committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.



When you join KPMG you'll be one of over 219,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory, and business enablement services across 147 countries.



With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally, and bring your whole self to work, there's no limit to the impact you can make. Let's do this.



The opportunity:



KPMG Law Tax Litigation & Dispute Resolution section assists companies and individuals to protect against, prepare for, and respond to challenges by the tax authorities.

KPMG Law is involved in each stage of the tax dispute from pre-litigation to litigation in provincial and federal courts and tribunals.



We are currently searching for an experienced Legal Assistant to support lawyers with document processing and client services responsibilities. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys a team work environment with client contact. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative, strong attention to detail, and organizational skills, with a desire to work in and promote a client first focused culture.



About the team:



KPMG Law LLP is a national law firm with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. Our assistants work closely with the lawyers to provide a superior client experience. KPMG Law LLP is affiliated with the professional services firm of KPMG LLP.



To learn more about KPMG Law LLP visit our website .



What you will do





- Handle administrative duties for a team of lawyers

- Prepare legal document packages and forms for court filings, client submissions and trial preparation and proceedings, including photocopying, printing and binding

- Process, edit, and proof-read a range of legal documents in MS Word, including legal agreements, presentations and correspondence

- Generate comparison versions of legal documents using Track Changes and Workshare Compare, and maintain version control

- Attending to electronic filing of corporate-related legal documents

- Organization of meetings, including booking space, and coordinating meeting invitations

- Prepare, submit and track legal counsel's time and expense reports

- Administer the processing of invoices

- General office support activities



What you bring to the role





- College Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent combination of experience

- Minimum 2 years' experience as a Legal Assistant

- Experience in filing in both B.C. courts (required) and the federal courts (an asset)

- Excellent attention to detail, proofreading and accuracy in documentation preparation

- A positive, enthusiastic team member who engages colleagues, partners and clients in a professional manner

- Advanced computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

- Superior organizational skills with the ability to work effectively in a deadline driven environment



Keys to your success:



- Superior organizational skills

- Strong communication and legal writing skills

- Dedicated to providing outstanding client service



more about where a career at KPMG can take you.



Our Values, The KPMG Way



Integrity , we do what is right | Excellence , we never stop learning and improving | Courage , we think and act boldly | Together , we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better , we do what matters



KPMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process , please contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support at email: or phone: (phone hidden) or toll free 1-(phone hidden) Option 3. KPMG will consult with all applicants with disabilities who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant's individual accessibility needs.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/15479072/v-225-legal-assistant-klaw-vancouver/?utm_source=html

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