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Support Staff

We value and train our staff with a view to a long term association. That is because behind each of our professionals is an extraordinary team of assistants/paralegals.

Paralegal/Legal Assistant – Location: Ottawa, Ontario

You will be working autonomously and also providing the support needed for the effective and efficient delivery of administration services within the firm and to clients. This position will appeal to a dynamic person who is well organized, detail-oriented, outgoing and who enjoys working as part of a team to deliver excellent client service.

Job Description:

  • Client intake
  • File Opening/Conflict checks
  •  Contact with clients, foreign associates & external governmental bodies
  •  Compose, draft, revise and report documents/correspondence
  •  Document filing with Courts, CIPO and foreign IP offices
  •  Legal research
  •  Review, update and maintain dockets
  •  File management and billing

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of High School, college or technical training
  • Legal Assistant Certificate or Paralegal Diploma
  • 1+ years experience

Critical Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Be resourceful with ability to take charge and complete tasks
  • Be detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have a positive can do attitude with client service as a priority
  • Be confident and able to work on your own, with guidance or as a team
  • Be able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Be result oriented
  • Have outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Legal Writing/Document Preparation
  • Have the ability to think independently and solve problems; and
  • Possess strong computer skills, including knowledge of Amicus Attorney, MS Word and Excel.

To apply:

To apply, please submit your application via email only at inquiries[at]ollip.com. Application Deadline: Open until suitable candidate is found.

Kindly submit the following: cover letter, resume, and a copy of all your post secondary transcripts. The subject line of the e-mail must indicate the job description, years of experience, one word describing applicant’s unique skill and favourite month of the year.

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