Legal Assistant at Blake Cassels and Graydon LLP Salary (Canada)

A Legal Assistant at Blake Cassels and Graydon LLP earns an average salary of C$50,741 per year.

C$40,431 - C$56,259
C$47K
MEDIAN: C$47,000
50%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$47,000
Bonus C$875
Total Pay (?
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C$31,208 - C$59,101
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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.

Legal Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$45,125

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
10%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Organizing
▲19%

Microsoft Office
▲16%

Office Administration
▲16%

Drafting Correspondence
▲14%

Microsoft Word
▲14%

Typing
▲14%

Administration
▲12%

Document Preparation
▲8%

National Average
C$45,000

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 20%