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Professional Staff

At Duncan Craig LLP we view our staff as a critical component to providing outstanding customer service, so in our recruitment we seek those individuals who are professional, committed to excellence, and excel at working as a team.

We provide an environment of mutual respect, collaboration, and recognition of individual skills and contributions. We are proud to say our staff are recognized and rewarded in unique and leading edge ways. Members of our team enjoy competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, and a firm matching RRSP program.

Job Opportunities

Corporate/Commercial Legal Assistant

Duncan Craig is a mid● market full● service law firm based in downtown Edmonton. 2023 marks our 129th anniversary as a law firm dedicated to providing a full range of legal services to businesses and entrepreneurs, institutions and individuals in Alberta. We are a community● focused law firm, and we strongly believe that part of our business should include contributing to the development of the communities where our clients and we live.

Duncan Craig strives to create a desirable work environment by offering competitive salaries, opportunities for mentorship and career growth, and general career support.

We have an exciting opportunity in our corporate/commercial department for a highly skilled and enthusiastic legal assistant. The right candidate will have at least 4 years of corporate/commercial experience, be exceptionally organized, able to manage multiple priorities for a busy Partner and be a great team player. You are detail orientated.

In this diverse position your day will be challenging as you work on:

Commercial contracts, lease agreements, share purchase agreements, loan documents, and various other complex legal documents requiring great attention to detail

Organizing and preparing closing books, handling post● closing documents, receipting payments, preparation of reporting documents

Preparing accounts, posting time, receipting payments, performing dictation, draft general correspondence, opening/closing files, conflict checks organizing files, filing, photocopying, managing lawyer calendars and appointments

Working knowledge of residential real estate; preparation of documents; ability to work with or assist the conveyancing paralegal

You are:

· Very organized and reliable
· Able to work independently
· Detail orientated with the ability to work under tight deadlines
· Able to collaborate with other team members
· Great communicator and client centric
· Flexible approach to assisting a legal practice and shifting priorities to meet needs

Work Hours

· Full time position (Flexible start times/7 hour day)
· Hybrid Work from home opportunity for successful candidate

If you are interested in the above role, please contact the Director of People and Development at ebanick@dcllp.com. Only qualified applicants will be considered and contacted for an interview.

Qualifications Needed:
  • Legal Assistant Diploma from a recognized institute is preferred
  • 3+ years of Corporate/Commercial Legal Assistant Experience is required
  • Excellent dictation, keyboarding, and Microsoft Word skills are required

I'm ready!

Erica Banick

Director, People and Development


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