Legal Assistant – Real Estate | Toronto ON

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 7 months ago

Legal Assistant – Real Estate | Toronto ON

In this position of Legal Assistant – Real Estate you will work closely with a Partner and two Law Clerks in our busy Real Estate practice group. The right candidate will have strong technical skills, experience with Teraview and be able to problem solve.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Managing a busy partner and two law clerks
  • Administratively assist with the preparation and completion of all necessary documentation for commercial real estate purchase, sale and mortgage transactions from beginning to end
  • Prepare reporting letters and statements of account
  • Handle off title enquiry letters and off-title enquiry charts
  • Assist with various other project, financing and development work, as needed
  • Organizing files and keeping all electronic and physical filing up to date
  • Manage duties related to LSO requirements, including in connection with file opening, client verification, entering and tracking CPD hours
  • Produce the highest quality of work
  • Handle daily administrative details
  • Manage duties related to billing and accounting
  • Accountable for all work assigned
  • Arrange meetings
  • Calendar management
  • Takes initiative
  • Confidential

Core Skills & Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ previous experience as a Legal Assistant in commercial real estate law
  • Successful completion of a related post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk program
  • Experience in Conveyancer and Teraview
  • Flexible to work over time as required
  • Handle time pressure situations and stress of multiple demands
  • Microsoft Office 365 suite of applications
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good judgement and decision making
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized, resourceful, and detailed

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