Legal Professionals

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At Taylor McCaffrey LLP, we know that a successful firm relies on an excellent professional team – paralegals, legal assistants, marketers and communicators, human resources professionals and IT experts. Our legal professional support staff thrive in a respectful, collaborative and dynamic work environment. Taylor McCaffrey LLP encourages all staff to continue their professional development for personal and professional growth.

Legal Professional Positions

Taylor McCaffrey is seeking a Legal Assistant to work closely on a team comprised of legal assistants and a litigation paralegal who support a group of Litigation and Labour Lawyers, and perform substantive work that requires knowledge of Civil Litigation and Corporate & Commercial Litigation, including personal injury and medical malpractice, insurance, construction, professional and corporate governance issues and pension law.  The ideal candidate will possess 3 – 5+ years of experience in a similar type of position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to draft correspondence to clients and counsel
  • Confidence to draft pleadings and legal documents
  • Dictation – prepare letters, e-mails and court documents
  • Compiling briefs
  • Reviewing examinations for discovery transcripts and preparing lists of undertakings
  • Enter data into Eclipse, and working within Eclipse to edit, organize and compile voluminous Affidavits of Documents
  • Scheduling internal and external meetings, phone calls, or outlook calendar events
  • Making necessary bookings, and updating lawyers’ calendars
  • Entering lawyer time, prepare invoices; general and trust deposits of cheques
  • Billing (preparing pre-bills for review and making necessary corrections)
  • Organizing and managing files by scanning and copying documents
  • Basic knowledge of CanLii and Westlaw to find copies of cases
  • Monitor phone calls
  • Documentation and review
  • Prepares files for hearings
  • Maintaining files in document management system
  • Other duties and responsibilities assigned from time to time


  • Must be customer service driven
  • Must show initiative to anticipate the needs of lawyers
  • Be able to work independently and also work effectively as part of a team
  • Handle a demanding workload and respond to changing priorities as needs arise.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to effectively and tactfully communicate with individuals within the firm and clients external to the firm.
  • Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and implement projects in a timely manner
  • Experience with Acumin and Eclipse is considered an asset.
  • Experience with Acumin and Eclipse is considered an asset.


Standard hours:  8:30 – 4:30

Job Type: Full-time

Taylor McCaffrey offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, which includes Health, Dental, Disability coverage, Insurance coverage and a Pension Plan.

Qualified candidates can submit their resume and cover letter including salary expectations to

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those under consideration will be contacted.

Qualified candidates can submit their cover letter and resume via email to: