Legal Assistant – Corporate (Contract) – Aird & Berlis LLP – Toronto, ON

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*Who We Are:

Aird & Berlis LLP is a prominent Canadian business law firm located in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, across from Union Station. With over 180 lawyers, business advisors and patent agents, we serve clients across Canada and globally.
What We Believe In:
The firm is committed to ensuring that all members of the Aird & Berlis LLP community feel valued, respected and supported. We are a dedicated group of diverse individuals who care about each other, the work we produce and the client service we provide. We go to great lengths to foster a professional, supportive environment for all firm members so you can focus on the important things: client service, your career and your life.
What We Are Looking For:

  • *This one year contract position will be working alongside a Partner in our Corporate/Commercial group, who’s practice is focused on Canadian and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, reorganizations and financings. The successful candidate will possess a strong sense of pride and responsibility for their work and will be a team player that is client service oriented. If you are technically inclined, proactive, organized, and have strong proofreading skills, this could be a great position for you.


  • Prepare, edit and finalize a variety of transactional documents relating to corporate reorganizations, share/asset purchase and sale transactions
  • Organize and track delivery of closing documents
  • Compile Record Books
  • Proofreading, strong accuracy and quick turnaround time is essential
  • Ensure all filing is organized, up to date and easily available
  • Draft letter and email correspondence to forward incoming mail to clients
  • Produce the highest quality of work
  • Handle daily administrative tasks
  • Manage duties related to accounting
  • Accountable for all work assigned
  • Arrange meetings
  • Calendar management
  • Takes initiative
  • Confidential


  • Minimum of 5 years’ previous experience as a Legal Assistant in Financial Services or Corporate Law
  • Successful completion of a related post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk program
  • Knowledge of Workshare Compare or a similar document comparison program
  • Overtime, as required
  • Handle time pressure situations and stress of multiple demands


  • Microsoft 365 suite of applications, including experience with creating, numbering, styling and rebuilding documents
  • Familiarity with iManage and DocuSign
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good judgement and decision making
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized
  • Resourceful
  • Detailed

Why You Should Apply:

  • Opportunities for growth and on the job training and development
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • We pride ourselves on being a mid-sized firm with a family feel
  • Active involvement in our community with opportunities to volunteer
  • Mentor program
  • On-site wellness

Aird & Berlis LLP has a Vaccination Policy in place. Should you be the successful candidate and be hired to the Firm, you will be required to demonstrate that you have a Health Canada approved series of vaccines and further comply with the Firm’s mandatory Vaccination Policy that is in affect.
We will review applications as they are received and all applications will be kept on file. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Aird & Berlis LLP is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application process, please contact

Job Type: Full-time

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