Legal Assistant, Municipal Law

We are currently seeking a Municipal Legal Assistant to join our Edmonton office.  The ideal candidate would have a litigation background, be highly motivated and be able to work independently within a team environment.  Court of Appeal experience is an asset.  Please review the following and if this sets out the perfect opportunity for you, we look forward to hearing from you.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • General administrative duties including correspondence, entering time and preparing accounts.
  • File management (electronic and physical) – opening and closing files, diarizations, background documents binders, trial binders, processing initial documents received from clients.
  • Conduct research – gathering case law, relevant Provincial Legislation.
  • Conduct corporate searches and land titles searches and registrations.
  • Liaise with legal assistants, paralegals, lawyers and clients on file progress.
  • Assist with the preparation of Memoranda, Facta, Records, Books of Authorities, etc. for filing with the Court of Appeal.
  • Other duties as required.

Key Competencies:

  • An understanding of litigation proceedings.
  • Good computer skills with experience in MS Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Strong attention to detail, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong teamwork skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact confidently with paralegals, lawyers and clients.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Graduate of recognized Legal Assistant, Paralegal or Law Clerk program preferred.
  • Minimum three years’ litigation experience.

To apply for this position, please contact Sonia Naeem at  We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you.