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Corporate Commercial Legal Assistant – One Year Temporary Position

| July 20, 2021

Our Firm:

Bryan & Company LLP is a full-service law firm based in Edmonton, Alberta serving clients and the community since 1928. We are a firm grounded in our Albertan roots but serve our clients globally. The firm’s goal today remains the same as it was then: to provide our clients with excellent and personalized service; while attracting, growing and retaining our top talent. A large part of the firm’s success is driven by its people and establishing and nurturing strong relationships.

The Opportunity:

Interested to gain incredible experience and elevate your skillset with Bryan & Company LLP? Are you looking to join an industry-leading law firm, working with a diverse group of remarkable people in a collaborative, fun, supportive culture?

Bryan & Company LLP is looking to fill a one-year maternity leave position (with the possibility for permanent employment thereafter) working with two Corporate Commercial Partners. The successful candidate will have a minimum of one to two years of Corporate Commercial Legal Assistant experience and will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the partners practices, including carrying out administrative services. The ideal candidate for the position will have a strong work ethic, high attention to detail, confidant personality, ability to maintain client confidentiality, exceptional problem-solving skills and is comfortable working in a fast-pace and dynamic workplace.

Education and Qualifications - in addition to the above:

  • Legal Assistant Certificate, Legal Assistant Diploma and or Paralegal Diploma is preferred, but not required. Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. 
  • One to two consistent years of Corporate Commercial Legal Assistant experience working independently and within a team environment.
  • Experience in Real Estate and CORES would be an asset.
  • Positive attitude and can mix fun and productivity in the workplace.
  • Team player. Has demonstrated the ability to work with various personalities in a professional manner.
  • The ability to take direction and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Quick learner and an interest to engage in future professional development sessions to enhance the individual’s knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (listening, verbal and written)
  • High level of Emotional Intelligence.
  • Exceptional organizational, time and stress management skills.
  • Accountable, reliable, takes ownership and pride in their work and are open to feedback.
  • Produces a quality product in a timely manner.
  • The ability to research and results oriented.
  • Growth mindset, critical and strategic thinker.
  • Excellent business acumen – understand the strategy and goals of the organization, partner, clients and team members. The ability to focus, problem solve and anticipate the needs of others.
  • Proficient MS Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint skills.
  • Worldox.
  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook and Teams.
  • Experience with SPIN (Alberta Land Titles Registry), CORES level I and II certification, and APPRES (PPSA) would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with Acumen would be an asset.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Partners, running the client practices, managing schedules, calendars, emails and hard deadlines with independence and confidence efficiently in a pro-active manner. 
  • Opening and closing of client files.
  • Daily time entry, manage and maintain an up to date diary and filing system.
  • Drafting correspondence, Agreements, reports, accounts, processing payments and other documentation independently and or under the guidance of the partner verbally and or through dictation.
  • Conduct due diligence, conflict and other transactional searches that may be required (Ex: Land Titles, CORES, PPSA etc.).
  • Communicating effectively with clients, internal team members and departments, including third party representatives.
  • Additional Legal Assistant support, when required for members in other departments the Lawyers, Students and Legal Assistant team members.
  • Other administrative Legal Assistant duties as required.

If you are looking for a change and interested to join an exceptional employer, come join our team! Bryan & Company LLP provides a supportive learning environment collaborating with exceptional colleagues and a competitive compensation package that includes a Benefit Plan. Please submit your resume and cover letter to the attention of Jeannette Blumentrath, Human Resource Manager at This position will remain open until the position has been filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.