MEP Business Counsel isn’t your average law firm, which is why we’re not looking for your average players. Our team is not simply comprised of exceptionally well-trained and talented lawyers, but together we comprise a fiercely collaborative and entrepreneurial group who love the business of business and are passionate about our clients’ success.

A commitment to excellence, integrity, and a sense of humour are character traits that define each of us. In return, we offer an amazing collaborative and innovative environment, a balance between career and personal development, and an opportunity to work with people and businesses you are passionate about.

Compensation and Benefits

We provide a hybrid working environment and flexible hours.  In addition to a genuine collegial atmosphere offered at MEP Business Counsel, we provide market salary commensurate with experience and in line with leading business law firms in the downtown core:  extended health/dental benefits, fitness reimbursement, as well as a bonus program based on contributions to the firm and more.

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We currently have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic LAA to join our team to support 2-3 lawyers in our Corporate/Commercial Law group.  We work in a very collaborative model and so our ideal candidate is a strong team player who is also willing to assist with general administrative tasks from time to time.  Attention to detail and pride in high quality output is critical – as is a good sense of humour and positive attitude.

Ideal Candidate Requisites

We look for candidates who share our values: a client-centered approach and business-first thinking. The successful candidate will contribute enthusiastically to the Firm dynamic, and have a collaborative approach to the work environment. Some requirements for this position are as follows:

  • 3+ years’ experience working as an LAA in a busy business law firm environment (focus on solicitors practice) – relevant Corporate/Commercial Law experience preferred
  • Graduated from an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant program
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite of applications, with a focus on word processing and formatting
  • Experience with Worldox, Workshare Compare, Excel, PC Law (preferred)
  • Ability to organize and proactively anticipate and prioritize a busy workload for a team of lawyers.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Tactful, with good judgment when handling confidential and sensitive matters
  • Strong business communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well independently or in a team-based environment.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Our LAAs play a key role in supporting the business lawyers in sophisticated commercial/corporate transactions, and can assume high levels of responsibility for management/coordination of relevant administrative matters including but not limited to:
    • Editing/formatting various documents
    • Preparation of relevant trust paperwork
    • Coordinating the execution and collation of transaction documents
    • Preparation of digital closing books
  • Perform complex editing and formatting of documents for various correspondence, agreements, reports, forms, and spreadsheets
  • Provide general practice support and handle standard administrative tasks such as in compliance with Firm procedures:
    • File openings (including Know Your Client, Source of Money forms), file closings and archiving, billing and trust paperwork
    • Management of calendars, meeting schedules, contact lists and bring-forwards for team of lawyers
    • Answer and direct phone calls on an as-needed basis
  • Provide ancillary administrative support on large scale projects/transactions


MEP is looking to expand our well-established Corporate and Business Law group in downtown Vancouver, currently seeking senior securities and M&A lawyers with experience in sophisticated corporate transactions.

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