Intermediate Law Clerk – Estates (2930) Full Time

Job Description

We have something that’s going to leave you speechless! Our client is an international conglomerate that deals with 90+ companies in Canada. An office conveniently located in the downtown financial core, enjoy brushing shoulders with some of Canada’s major Executives. The ideal candidate will have at least 6-7 years of Estates Law experience, a great attitude and have excellent interpersonal skills. Bring your A-game and we’ll get you an interview. Enjoy a competitive salary, 100% benefits, and honoured vacations! Forward your resume today to be considered.

Salary: Based On Experience

Primary Duties Include

  • Prepare court materials in support of contentious and litigious estate matters including contested passing of accounts, applications for advice and direction, guardianship applications, variations of trust, etc.
  • Administer the estates of deceased persons, incapable persona, inter-vivo and testamentary trusts
  • Organize and manage estate administration files, including the preparation of court documents for certificate of Appointment to Estate Trustee applications and related estate administration documents
  • Review estate accounts prepared by external providers
  • Direct communication and correspondence with clients, government ministries and/or agencies, financial institutions and other third parties
  • Maintain wills vault and manage progress charts related to ongoing and/or pending files
  • Docketing, accounting and other administrative duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Estates Law
  • ILCO Certificate and/or Law Clerk Diploma
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office
  • Must have extensive knowledge of in estate administration (especially large and complex estates)
  • Will and trust drafting capabilities
  • Knowledge and experience in estate accounting
  • Working knowledge of taxation issues related to trusts and estates
  • Excellent organizational, communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team environment or independently
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines

To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager - Law Clerk Division at zaheeda@cartelinc.com

Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email zaheeda@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Jul 25th, 2017
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $0.00
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