The average pay for a Legal Assistant in London, Ontario is C$34,579 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Word, Real Estate, Client Interaction, Typing, and Drafting Correspondence.

C$30,099 - C$61,196
C$30K
C$39K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$38,594
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50%
90%
C$12.96 - C$31.03
C$13
C$19
C$31
MEDIAN: C$18.85
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50%
90%
C$0C$63K
Salary C$30,099 - C$61,196
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,918
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$29,609 - C$63,438
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data C$0C$31
Hourly Rate C$12.96 - C$31.03
Overtime C$28.75
Annual Data C$0C$63K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,918
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$29,609 - C$63,438
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Legal Assistant

A legal assistant, also called a paralegal, works either with individual lawyers at a firm or with legal teams. He or she helps lawyers with their caseloads by performing research, searching through documents and evidence, facilitating interviews, preparing memos and providing any other assistance before and during trial proceedings. One of the key roles of a legal assistant is to help lawyers with preparing and prioritizing evidence. A legal assistant is typically tasked with looking through this potential evidence, marking passages and pages for further study by case attorneys. The legal assistant may also be tasked with providing reports and summaries of the evidence for circulation among the legal team.

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Legal Assistant Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲40%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
C$39,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲47%

Real Estate
▲39%

Client Interaction
▲29%

Typing
▲25%

Drafting Correspondence
▲1%

Office Administration
▲1%

National Average
C$39,000

Document Preparation
▼5%

Administration
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 33%