Legal Assistant - Corporate

Stratford or Listowel Office

Are you a recent graduate of a Legal Assistant Program that has an interest in Corporate Law? This entry-level position is for you!

To support firm and client success, you will:

  • Assist with the preparation of corporate documents such as articles of incorporation, amalgamations, amendments, revivals, dissolutions, continuances, and extra-provincial registrations;

  • Review and update minute books;

  • Draft agreements and provide supporting documents relating to corporate and tax reorganizations.

To be the successful candidate you will have:

  • Recently graduated a Legal Assistant course, or have a background in law;

  • Strong interest to learn corporate law;

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; editing, reviewing, drafting and proofreading of legal documents; 

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to learn technology easily;

  • An interest in taking your law career to the next level and support the success of an established, successful and dynamic law practice;

  • Strong organizational and time management and ability to take on accountability for deadlines and client service;

  • An independent worker, resourceful, reliable, professional, a multi-tasker, and a team player.


Consider joining our firm:

Monteith Ritsma Phillips is located in Stratford, Mitchell, Listowel and Tavistock. Our wealth of legal experience, combined with a progressive approach to the practice of law, ensures that our clients come first. Our team of lawyers and dedicated support staff share the belief that by offering timely, high quality legal services we will continue to earn our clients’ confidence and trust.

Stratford is a City on the Avon River within Perth County. Stratford is noted for the Stratford Festival. The serene area, including Tom Patterson Island, is the perfect place for a picnic, to exercise or even swan sightings while enjoying the outdoors. There are outdoor and indoor recreation facilities such as trails, parks and indoor training spaces.  Stratford has such a natural beauty, with a kind-hearted community and a thriving arts scene.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence via email to: or click the link below.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Various background checks will be performed on the successful candidate. We are dedicated to maintaining a respectful, fair and equitable work environment, and welcomes submissions from all qualified applicants.  If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process it will be available upon request.  This job posting is available in an accessible format upon request.