Legal Assistants, Law Clerks & Administration

Current opportunities

Junior Accounting Clerk – Toronto Office (Entry level position)

Shibley Righton LLP is seeking a Junior Accounting Clerk to work within their busy Accounting Department. The Junior Accounting Clerk will provide day to day support on all accounting related tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has an interest in Accounting and is a quick learner. Training will be provided.

This position reports to the Controller. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Assist in reviewing and posting monthly accounts.

· Post daily general receipts.

· Monthly bank reconciliations

· Preparing wire payments.

· Ordering bank drafts.

· Bank Runs.

· Prepare month end reports.

· Various accounting reconciliations.

· Back up to Trust and Payables.

· Journal entries, Write-offs and WIP transfers.

· Deal with inquiries from staff and lawyers.

· Filing of accounting records.

· Other duties as assigned.

Excellent organizational and communication skills and an eye for detail are a must. Strong computer skills including intermediate knowledge of excel is an asset. You are a team player and will work closely with the other clerks in accounting. Must be comfortable interacting with partners and management on a regular basis. Experience in a professional environment is an asset.

If you think you have what it takes for this excellent opportunity, please forward your resume with covering letter stating salary expectations in strict confidence. Resumes without salary expectations will not be considered. 

Please forward your resume with covering letter stating salary expectations in strict confidence to:

No agencies please. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

Litigation Assistant  (2+ years experience)

Shibley Righton LLP is an established law firm of over 45 lawyers with offices in Toronto and Windsor.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone  with a positive attitude who is a team player. Candidates must be thoroughly computer literate and comfortable working in a paperless environment.

The ideal candidate must possess the following skills:

Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure

  • The ability to perform online filings
  • The ability to compile motion records electronically
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize appropriately and effectively
  • Strong organization skills and meticulous with follow up
  • Excellent editing and proof-reading skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Takes initiative and anticipates the lawyers' needs
  • Document Management System (DMS) experience an asset
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in preparation of monthly accounts & billing
  • Discretion in dealing with sensitive client matters
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel, and law office accounting programs

Please forward your resume with covering letter stating salary expectations in strict confidence to:

No agencies please. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

For more information on our current opportunities for legal assistants, law clerks and administration, please contact  Stacey Chandler.


Stacey Chandler

Stacey D. Chandler

Director, Human Resources & Administration

250 University Ave, Suite 700
Toronto, ON M5H 3E5
T: 416.214.5280