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SHOELACES ($65,000 – $75,000)

As a young man in Chicago, John Mulholland was fascinated with magic.

He would go on to become a well-respected professional magician, for more than 20 years.

Then, in 1953 (at the outset of the Cold War), the CIA secretly engaged Mulholland to compose an instructional manual about deception and misdirection. One of these manuals was called ‘Recognition Signals’.

Among other things, the manual provided detailed instructions, allowing CIA agents to communicate secret messages to one another – using only their shoelaces!

Different lacing patterns conveyed unique, secret messages such as – “follow me”, “I’ve brought someone” or “you are in danger”!

Understandably, the ability to communicate without using noticeable movements, proved to be very useful.

What does this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?

Nothing, really.

That said, while you’re here, Mate Pavkovic is working with a prominent Canadian business law firm providing strategic legal and business advice in all areas of business law. They’re located in the heart of Toronto’s financial district and looking for a Legal Assistant (Estates & Tax).



· Review and finalize estate planning documents such as, Wills, PoA’s, Trusts and reporting documentation

· Schedule virtual and in-person meetings directly with clients and other advisors and maintain schedule

· Attend as ‘second witness’ for execution of Wills and Powers of Attorney

· Maintain “to-do” list for lawyers

· Prepare estate briefs and reports in hard copy and electronic format

· Scan, file and e-file a large volume of documentation

· Prepare Affidavits of Execution for Wills

· Regular use of specialized Wills and Trust databases and data management program

· Vault original Estate and Trust documents

· Handle details re: accounting, opening / closing files, conflict searches, engagement letters, docketing, and billing

· Submit internal approvals for conferences, seminars, and sponsorships and ensure timely payment to outside organizations and timely submission of expense reports

· Book conference travel + handle high volume of daily administrative tasks

· Communicate professionally with all internal and external clients


· 3+ years’ legal experience, preferably in Wills & Estates

· Successful completion of a post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk program

· Ability to work as a team player and independently

· Courteous, client focused and professional attitude

· Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

· PLEASE NOTE: Client has a vaccination policy and can only offer this position to fully vaccinated individuals

REMUNERATION SALARY RANGE: $65,000 – $75,000 OTHER: benefits + vacation + professional programs

INTERESTED? If so … there are 3 things we need from you;

1. Send your resume to Mate Pavkovic at

2. Ensure subject line of email reads; SHOELACES – 26A23MTCHFBL

3. In a short email … tell Mate how you’re a fit for this position.

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