Support Staff

Bishop & McKenzie offers a wide range of opportunities at its offices in Edmonton and Calgary.

Our approach with clients and with staff is the same: we value excellence, effort and respect for people.

We want our team of personnel to have integrity, civility and an appreciation of the importance of family life. Our lawyers strive to create an environment of co-operation that sets the tone for agreeable, encouraging relationships with support staff. These qualities were established by the founding partners of Bishop & McKenzie and remain defining characteristics of our firm.

Bishop & McKenzie is always looking for conscientious and capable people to join our team. Please send your resume to our Human Resources department.

Job Postings

  • Legal Assistant for Business Transactions

    Located In: EdmontonPosted: April 11, 2018

    Bishop & McKenzie LLP is currently accepting applications for an assistant to assist lawyers practicing in the areas of Banking, Commercial Lending, Business Transactions, and Corporate Law. We are looking for a full time, enthusiastic, motivated person to work in a busy department.

    The successful candidate should have strong Microsoft Word skills, exceptional organizational skills, and handle a wide variety of legal and administrative duties within the legal sphere. This includes the preparation of legal documents and correspondence, responding to inquiries and have a broad and thorough knowledge of concepts and principles is essential to this role. Salary is negotiable depending on the caliber of the successful candidate.

    Key Functions:

    • Capable of handling busy practice with tight timelines;
    • Preparing documents including blacklining and proofreading;
    • Drafting and preparing of accounts
    • Ability to work independently and as a team
    • Critical thinking
    • Problem solving

    Requirements;

    • Responsible for daily transcription of dictations
    • Maintaining files
    • Monitoring the flow of daily correspondence;
    • Drafting and proofreading routine correspondence, letters and other related documents;
    • Good communication skills;
    • Entering time on files and preparing billings;
    • Prioritizing workflow;
    • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience
    • Legal Assistant diploma from an accredited college

    To thrive in this challenging role you will embrace variety and have excellent communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills.

    We offer a full benefit package, holiday entitlement in the first year, and an employer contributed RRSP.