As part of the Enforcement team, the Legal Administrative Assistant (“the Assistant”) plans, organizes and coordinates administrative practices and procedures, ensuring ongoing case management while handling multiple and competing deadlines relating to internal complaint processes, discipline and/or court proceedings. The Assistant may support hearings and appeals before the Law Society Tribunal. Enforcement files deal with political and media sensitive issues, subject to full public scrutiny as such the Assistant needs to exercise a high degree of judgment.
Client / Customer Service Delivery
Performance Goals, Targets and Standards
Special Projects and Initiatives
The requirement to maintain a high standard of commitment, ethics, respect, care in service delivery to clients (internal and/or external).
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
The requirement to structure and deliver effective verbal and written communication with clients, staff, licensees, the public, and others in a non-threatening and constructive way.
The requirement to share responsibility for the achievement of team goals and the associated behaviours required for individuals to contribute effectively in a team environment.
The requirement to demonstrate an attitude that consistently strives to improve a standard of excellence for one’s self and for the benefit of the organization, its licensees and stakeholders.
Problem Solving and Judgement
The requirement to identify and analyze problems, determine root causes, evaluate alternative solutions and take and/or recommend appropriate solutions.
Technical Competence / Professional Knowledge
The requirement to apply knowledge and skills to carry out the work and/or provide advice. This also includes the quality of advice given, as well as the requirement to make decisions in the best interests of the organization as a whole.