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The Opportunity

Moncton, NB, Canada Administrative and Clerical Entry Level Full-time

Are you an upcoming or recent graduate of a Legal Administration Diploma or an Administrative Professional looking to transition into a career in legal field?

McInnes Cooper is seeking a motivated and proactive bilingual Legal Support Clerk to join our Legal Services team in our Moncton office for a 1 year term. This position is the entry point to our legal services team and will provide the incumbent with the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience required for a career as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

As a Legal Support Clerk you will be responsible for:

  • Document and correspondence preparation
  • Support members of Legal Support Services team
  • Provide back-up coverage to Legal Assistant(s) during vacation or absences
  • Open and Close client files
  • Liaise with members of operation teams to complete projects and meet deadlines
  • Time entry and expense management
  • Transcribe legal documents
  • Prepare client invoices and assist with month end billing
  • Assist with coordination of client meetings including catering and room booking needs

What you'll need

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following skill set:

  • Be an upcoming or recent graduate of a Legal Administration Diploma or related education or transferable administrative experience.
  • Be fluent in written and oral communication in French and English.
  • Excel in a demanding, high-pace environment, be highly detail-oriented, and be flexible to changing priorities
  • Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and legal billing systems
  • Exceptional communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism
  • Working in a team environment, the successful candidate will be strong team player and Have high personal integrity
  • Previous experience in an administrative role would be considered an asset.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Attention to detail Exceptional communication skills Microsoft Office Superior Client Service Bilingual English-French

A little bit about us

McInnes Cooper

About MC

McInnes Cooper is among the 20 largest business law firms in Canada. We serve clients across North America and abroad from six offices in Halifax, St. John?s, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, Charlottetown. With 200 lawyers and over 300 professional resources, we are positioned to offer clients a range of legal and business services. We provide services to industry-leading clients in every major sector and with experience in all jurisdictions.

MC Culture

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.

Environmental Stewardship

Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environmental. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact.

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.

Our People

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.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

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. 

This role offers a competitive compensation package including firm-paid health and dental benefits as well as vacation and sick time.