Office Assistant – LaFosse MacLeod Barristers & Solicitors

  • Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: February 28, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Job Title:

Office Assistant

Job Category:

Support staff



Remote Work: No

Position Type:

Full-time 35 hours per week (contract)

Will Train Applicant(s):

Will Train

Date Posted:

January 29, 2021

Reports To:

Office Manager

Posting Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be assisting and supporting the lawyers, office manager and legal assistants in the day to day operations and will be required to:

·         Prepare correspondence and legal documents;

·         Schedule and confirm appointments, meetings and conferences;

·         Assist in file management;

·         Answer and direct incoming calls, take messages and run conflict checks, as needed;

·         Collect, open, copy/scan and distribute mail, packages and deliveries;

·         File documents at the courthouse and retrieve filed documents and mail;

·         Assist with banking requirements (i.e. deposits);

·         Greet clients and other guests of the firm;

·         Assist with other general office tasks as required.

Skill Requirements

Excellent attention to detail, written and oral communication, interpersonal skills, organized and accurate, adaptable, prioritization and time management. Due to funding, students must meet the following criteria to be eligible:

  • Students in all programs are eligible
  • Students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or a person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Work Environment

Fast-paced work environment with multiple, competing deadlines. Must be able to sit for long periods of time and lift up to 25 lbs (11-12 kg).

Business Equipment & Computer Applications

MS Office, Dictaphone, PC Law, facsimile


To Apply please send your resume and cover letter to