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Senior Paralegal- Litigation Montreal

Posted 7 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.

We are currently seeking an experienced legal paralegal to join our litigation practice in Montreal. This role will support three partners and five lawyers with document processing and client service responsibilities. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys a dynamic, client-facing team environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative, attention to detail and organizational skills, with a desire to be part of a customer-focused culture.

What you will do
Legal Component
  • Process, edit and proofread a range of documents, including legal agreements, procedural documents, presentations and correspondence
  • Generate comparative versions of documents
  • Assist in the electronic filing of litigation documents
  • Support litigation team with client administrative issues
  • Support litigation team with legal proceedings and related filings with relevant government authorities
  • Administer large project files involving direct contact with customers
  • Support the litigation team in court cases and appeals.

Risk Management
  • Responsible for drafting and preparing engagement letters for clients
  • Check records to ensure completeness and accuracy of data for risk management and brand protection in line with national guidelines
  • Follow up on receipt of signed engagement letters and maintain a list of expired engagement letters.
  • Become the contact person to liaise between regional and national teams.

Coordination Comptent :
  • Proactively and independently manage partner calendar and contact database to maximize optimal use of partner time.
  • Coordinate internal, external and virtual meetings for the litigation team
  • Ensure the preparation and submission of partner timesheets and expense reports.
What you bring to the role
The successful candidate will possess the following skills and attitudes:
  • College certificate or diploma, or equivalent combination of experience
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of experience as a paralegal
  • Professional experience in litigation
  • Experience in corporate transaction support is considered an asset
  • Strong document processing skills required (e.g. formatting and editing in Microsoft Office and Adobe, style conversion, cross-referencing, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
  • Attention to detail, proofreading and accuracy required
  • Positive and enthusiastic approach
  • Able to work in a team

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 2024-08-08

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