Administrative Assistant

Listowel Office

Are you an administrative assistant looking for a change? We are looking for someone who is up for a challenge and willing to assist around the office where needed.

To support firm and client success, you may be asked to assist with many different tasks around the office including, but not limited to the following:

  • banking transactions for various files including attending at local banks, reviewing outgoing wires, and processing end of day deposits;

  • assist real estate team with opening files, ordering tax certificates and searches, as well as reporting and responding to undertakings;

  • entering financial transactions into our practice management system;

  • invoicing;

  • maintaining filing system and assisting with pulling and closing files;

  • supply ordering;

  • managing client databases;

  • reception duties as required;

  • assist with mailings;


To be the successful candidate you will have:

  • Have experience as a legal assistant or have recently graduated from a Legal Assistant course;

  • 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 learning and 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.

  • Experience with Ghost Practice is an asset.

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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.


Listowel is a friendly community located within North Perth that offers an affordable cost of living. Listowel is known for Paddyfest, a two-week festival surrounding St. Patrick’s Day. There are numerous indoor and outdoor recreation facilities such as parks, community centres and recreation complexes. Listowel’s trail system travels through agricultural land, downtown cores, parks, and former railways and can be enjoyed all four season on foot, by bike, horseback riding, skiing or snowshoeing.


To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence via email to: careers@stratfordlawyers.com 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.