Law Clerk – Real Estate | Ottawa ON

Law Clerk – Real Estate | Ottawa ON

In this Real Estate Law Clerk position, you will work with our team of Real Estate Lawyers and Law Clerks in the Ottawa office. A flexible working arrangement would be considered provided you have experience in Ontario. You will be a key member of the legal team working to provide the highest level of client service while having the opportunity to cultivate your skills as part of a dynamic and successful national team.

Summary of Responsibilities & Experience:

The ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years experience in real estate law, possesses a Law Clerk Diploma (or equivalent) and has a solid knowledge of Registry, Land Titles and Polaris systems. Bilingual (French) ability to read and write would also be an asset.

You will have a strong work ethic, possess a mind-set of continuous improvement, and are a self-starter in a fast-paced environment. Right from the start, you will:

  • Review and summarize title searches
  • Review surveys/reference plans;
  • Conduct real property and corporate due diligence;
  • Draft requisitions on title;
  • Draft closing documents;
  • Assist in closing, purchase and sale and financing transactions;
  • Prepare final reports and transaction books

The right candidate will have opportunity to expand their practice to:

  • Apply for and negotiate title insurance policies;
  • Conduct a preliminary analysis of title defects or clouds on title;
  • Work with the land registry office to address unique title issues;
  • Organize and manage portfolio transactions

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