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Legal Assistant

Posted 4 days ago

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Job Description

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

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.

We are currently searching for an experienced Legal Assistant to join KPMG's Tax Lawpractice in Montreal. This role will support senior lawyers with preparation of legal documents, administration and client services responsibilities.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys a teamwork 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.

What you will do
  • Process, edit, and proof-read a range of legal documents in MS Word and MS Excel, including complex legal agreements and jargon, presentations, and correspondence
  • Generate comparison versions of legal documents using Track Changes
  • Compare, and maintain version control
  • Conducting searches with the Registraire des entreprises du Québec and other government registries
  • Support legal team with administrative client queries
  • Organization of meetings, including booking space, meeting invitations in MS Outlook and Teams, etc.
  • Help keep track of important filing deadlines
  • Prepare, submit and track legal counsel's time and expense reports
  • Administer the processing of invoices directed to legal counsel
What you bring to the role
  • College Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent combination of experience
  • A minimum of three (3) years' experience as a Legal Assistant
  • Experience with supporting corporate transactions is considered an asset
  • Strong document processing skills are required (e.g., formatting and revising in Microsoft Office and Adobe, converting styles, cross-referencing, etc. )
  • Excellent organizational/follow up skills; attention to detail, proofreading and accuracy are required
  • A positive and enthusiastic and teamwork approach to day-to-day workflow is considered an asset
  • Advanced computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and client service skills
  • Proficient knowledge of English is required for the role
The position involves working primarily with English speaking clients and the incumbant must be able to communicate with the clients, both verbally and in writing, in English. They also must be able to assist with the preparation of English language documents (agreements, correspondence, etc).

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here.

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 in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

Adjustments and accommodations throughout the recruitment process
At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process that allows all candidates to Come As You Are and Thrive with Us. We aim to provide a positive experience and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help you perform at your best. Adjustments (an informal request), i.e. extra preparation time or the option for micro breaks during interviews, and accommodations (a formal request), i.e. accessible communication supports or technology aids are tailored to individual needs and role requirements.

To begin a confidential conversation about adjustments or accommodations at any point throughout the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support by emailing or by calling 1-888-466-4778, Option 3.

For information about accessible employment at KPMG, please visit our accessibility page .

About KPMG

KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International. We provide Audit, Tax, and Advisory services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public sector organizations in Canada. Nationally, there are 40 offices and over 700 partners and 7,000 employees working together to help Canadian businesses achieve their goals. Leveraging the skills, knowledge and passion of our firm and our people allows us to serve our clients with uncompromising professionalism, cutting through complexity to provide valuable insight—in Canada and around the world. KPMG s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L. est le cabinet canadien membre de KPMG International Cooperative (« KPMG International »). Nous offrons des services professionnels en audit et en fiscalité ainsi que des services-conseils à une vaste clientèle composée notamment de sociétés ouvertes et fermées, d’organismes sans but lucratif et d’organisations du secteur public au Canada. KPMG compte 40 bureaux à l’échelle nationale, au sein desquels collaborent plus de 700 associés et 7 000 employés pour aider les sociétés canadiennes à atteindre leurs objectifs. Nous misons sur les compétences et le savoir-faire de notre équipe pour servir nos clients − au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde − avec rigueur et professionnalisme. Notre mission première : simplifier la complexité en proposant des perspectives éclairantes.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-11

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