Employment Opportunities

Intermediate to Senior level Corporate Legal Assistant

Beacon Law Centre, a unique and award-winning law firm with 3 locations, is hiring!  We are looking for an intermediate to senior level Corporate Legal Assistant to help support our growing corporate and commercial practice in our Sidney location.

Our targeted seniority level will reflect a salary of $60k – $80k, plus our firm’s benefit package. We are, however, open to hearing from people outside that seniority range. If you are a strong professional who takes ownership of the work in front of you and appreciates an uplifting work environment with lawyers who respect your role, please send us your resume.

The ideal candidate can do the following:

  • Traffic controller: you can drop into a new matter, take stock of status, build a plan and document list, and ensure the responsible lawyer is able to do their part without being tripped-up on file admin.  You keep the file moving.
  • Technical proficiency: you know the relevant laws, best practices, and are fluent in drafting accurately. You are quick to check back to source legislation to make sure we’ve got it right.
  • Strong experience: you have worked on purchase and sales of businesses, are comfortable with the process and filings of commercial financing and can take reorganization instructions to finished documents. If you have real estate development experience, so much the better.
  • Teachable: We are all always learning, and you are looking to expand your knowledge and skills as well. Doing things in a new way or with a new process does not frighten you.
  • Organized: you are tracking the files in progress, communicating capacity limitations and upcoming items of importance, and maintaining information and documents clearly laid out for others to review and assist
  • Communicates well: you will be in direct contact with clients and other professionals, so you are able to present yourself and our firm well while managing a stream of inquiries.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Legal Administrative Assistant Certification (in-progress or completed)
  • Intermediate to senior level experience as a Corporate Commercial legal assistant
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook Etc.,) ECorp, BC Online and LTSA, Esilaw
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate at all levels of an organization, internally and externally.
  • The ability to practice sound discretion and judgement at all times.

Job Type: Full Time
Salary Range:  $ 60,000.00-$80,000.00
Benefits: Health Care Spending Account and Employer matched Pension Plan
Schedule: Monday – Friday 9 am-5pm,  35 hours per week
Sidney location– in person

Our firm offers a great working environment together with a health care spending account, competitive salary, and pension plan.  If you would  like the opportunity to join an extraordinary group of lawyers and support staff,  please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] or visit us at http://beaconlaw.ca/employment-opportunity