Senior Legal Assistant

Full Time – Permanent

PKF Lawyers, Manitoba’s Law Firm, is seeking a full-time Senior Legal Assistant to join our
growing and dynamic team in our downtown Winnipeg location. Our culture is built on professional
excellence, collaboration and a strong sense of pride in the services we offer.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Drafting various correspondence and documents based on written instructions, verbal directions and precedents
• Reviewing and organizing file materials
• Dealing with financial institutions on requirements and financing arrangements
• Strong knowledge of basic legal concepts, principles and terminology
• Electronic filing of documents with Teranet and The Personal Property Registry
• Ability to administer residential and commercial sale, purchase and refinancing real estate matters from start to finish, including registration of documents
• Assisting with preparation for hearings, trials and discoveries
• Drafting Wills, Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directives
• Ability to conduct due diligence searches
• Administer accounting transactions, opening and closing files, billing, etc.
• Communicating with clients and other lawyers
• Entering lawyer’s time, prepare invoices; general and trust deposits of cheques
• Monitoring phone calls and sort incoming mail
• Drafting various reporting letters
• Performing general administrative duties as required

Essential Skills
• 5+ years of legal administration experience
• Strong computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office, Outlook, Adobe, Unity & PCLaw)
• Proficiency in red-lining documents, version control and understanding multiple parties’ revisions in one or more documents;
• Ability to prioritize, multitask and take instructions
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Deadline and detail orientated with strong attention to detail and proofreading
• Courteous and professional
• Solid organization skills with the ability to meet all deadlines
• Experience in transcribing dictations
• Be able to work independently and also work effectively as part of a team

• Paid vacation and wellness days
• Unused wellness days that convert annually into vacation days
• Comprehensive benefits package, including dental care, extended health care and short and long term disability
• Highly competitive salary based on experience
• On-site gym

• Casual and friendly but professional
• Firm events
• Monday to Friday (8:30 – 4:30)

If you are looking for a challenging and fulfilling career, we encourage you to submit a resume, in confidence, stating salary expectations and references.