Careers at Levitt Sheikh

Join Levitt Sheikh, recognized in Toronto, Ontario and across Canada for employment law and wrongful dismissal excellence.

Accounting Clerk

Accounting Clerk

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Accounting Clerk. The successful candidate reports directly to the Accounting Manager. Applicants must have a minimum two (2) to five (5) years’ experience working in a law firm. Experience working with the Gost Practice is beneficial for this position.

About Levitt Sheikh

Levitt Sheikh is recognized in Toronto, Ontario and across Canada for employment law and wrongful dismissal excellence. We offer a highly competitive compensation package.

Interested parties should forward their resume to careers@levittllp.com for consideration. Providing a cover letter outlining why you are the right candidate for the role is at your discretion. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reports to Accounting Manager
  • Accounts Receivable, and administrative duties, as assigned and required
  • Following up with clients re payments
  • Prepare deposits and take to bank
  • Accounts payable
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Clerical duties such as maintaining filing and records systems
  • Data entry
  • Ensure the strict confidentiality and privacy of financial records as they relate to the
    organization and its business partners
  • Invoicing to clients on a monthly basis
  • Keep the Accounting Manager informed of potential accounting and billing problems

Skills and Experience

  • Proven / previous accounting experience in a law firm
  • Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
  • Competency in MS Office and knowledge of the Ghost Practice
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers
  • Highly organized
  • College diploma in accounting or related field
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills
  • Hours of work are from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.

 

Full Benefits package waiting period waived

Qualified candidates are asked to submit their resume and cover letter by e-mail. Only applicants with the experience and knowledge that match our requirements will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in Levitt Sheikh LLP.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $55,000.00-$60,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Accounting: 5 years (required)
  • General Accounting: 5 years (required)
  • Bookkeeping: 5 years (required)

Please send your resume to careers@levittllp.com

LAWYER

Employment and Labour Lawyer, 1–5 YEARS

Levitt Sheikh seeks Employment and Labour Lawyers to join our dynamic and growing team managing both employer and employee files. You will be given the opportunity to develop your own practice while learning from and assisting highly experienced Senior Lawyers in complex employment litigation and providing advice to national and international clients on employment and labour related matters. You will also have the opportunity to participate in various media platforms and mediums to discuss and analyze current employment and labour legal issues.

About Levitt Sheikh

Levitt Sheikh is recognized in Toronto, Ontario and across Canada for employment law and wrongful dismissal excellence. We offer a highly competitive compensation package.

Interested parties should forward their resume to careers@levittllp.com for consideration. Providing a cover letter outlining why you are the right candidate for the role is at your discretion. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Key Responsibilities

Carriage of and responsibility for managing both employer and employee files

Skills and Experience

  • Employment & labour litigation experience;
  • Experience bringing and arguing motions;
  • Court appearance, mediation and examination experience;
  • Superior communication and client service skills;
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to handle multiple priorities;
  • Ability to work under short deadlines in a fast-paced atmosphere with minimal supervision; and
  • Ability to excel in a highly productive legal environment.

Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant

We are growing! Levitt Sheikh is the definitive employment and labour litigation firm of choice for clients in Canada. We provide strategic and thoughtful advice to a broad range of clients, including retail, telecommunication, corporate and individual clients. Our corporate culture is based on teamwork and commitment. We have by far the highest media profile of any firm in the country. For additional information about the firm, visit our website at www.levittllp.com.

Applicants must have a legal assistant diploma from a recognized legal program and a minimum of five (5) years of experience working in the area of civil litigation. A background in employment law is considered an asset. The applicant must have a strong work ethic, be collaborative, analytical, adaptable, positive, and proactive.

About Levitt Sheikh

Levitt Sheikh is recognized in Toronto, Ontario and across Canada for employment law and wrongful dismissal excellence. We offer a highly competitive compensation package.

Interested parties should forward their resume to careers@levittllp.com for consideration. Providing a cover letter outlining why you are the right candidate for the role is at your discretion. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide executive-level administrative support to lawyers and enhance office effectiveness
  • Prepare/transcribe, edit, format, and revise correspondence, memoranda, reports, litigation documents, forms, and other documentation
  • Proofread documents/correspondence, check for appropriate formatting, spelling, grammar, etc.
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Assist lawyers in the preparation and coordination of hearings and trials
  • Record and monitor court appearance dates, pleadings and filing requirements
  • Coordinate service and filing of proceedings with agencies and courts
  • Schedule and coordinate discoveries, expert witnesses, mediations, or other court-designated hearings
  • Monitor and follow-up with evidence gathering
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of legal terminology, court rules and procedures, as well as labour and employment terminology, where applicable
  • Enter dockets; liaise with the Accounting department
  • Prepare and submit expense reports for lawyers
  • Maintain lawyers’ contact lists

Skills and Experience

  • Experience working as a legal assistant
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience working in a law firm with a focus on civil litigation and particularly employment and labour litigation
  • Qualification of either Legal Assistant or Law Clerk diploma
  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures, protocols, and court system
  • Strong knowledge of legal terminology and Ontario’s Rules of Civil Procedure
  • High proficiency in English
  • Attention to detail and superior word processing, spelling, proofreading and editing skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Fast and accurate typing speed with excellent attention to detail and diligent proofreading skills
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Decisiveness and an ability to carry out with minimal supervision and direction
  • Professional attitude with maintaining strong client relationship
  • Possess a team-player attitude and keen enthusiasm, and ability to deal with all levels of staff
  • Proficiency using MS Office, Outlook and GhostPractice
  • Experience with Philips SpeechExec dictation is a plus
  • Knowledge of electronic filing of documents through CaseLines and One-Key
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Hours of work are from 9 am to 5:30 pm.; flexibility required to meet important deadlines.

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • 8.5 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday