Legal Assistant – Commercial Real Estate (3329) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a dynamic Business law firm and conveniently in Downtown Toronto. This firm is seeking to hire a Legal Assistant for their Real Estate department. The ideal candidates must have 3+ years of Commercial Real Estate experience. Responsibilities will include a variety of legal administrative duties, including preparation of legal documents and correspondence. Strong administrative and organizational skills are essential. Candidates must also show initiative, be able to work with minimal supervision and work effectively as part of a team. Bring us your strong references and resume, and we’ll set you up for an interview!

Primary Duties Include

  • Organize and maintain client files
  • Prepare and edit correspondence and legal documents
  • Act as liaison between clients and clerks/lawyers
  • Enter docket and prepare accounts
  • Assist in managing the lawyer’s practice including opening files, filing, arranging meetings, scheduling hearing dates, arranging travel, etc.
  • Coordinate and monitor administrative functions to ensure completion of work accurately and in a timely manner
  • Manage bring forward system and keep lawyer apprised of matters in-office
  • Other duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of Commercial Real Estate experience
  • Legal Assistant Diploma
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office, Teraview and Conveyancer)
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to professionally interact with all levels of staff and clientele
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Solid typing skills

To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager – Law Clerk Division at

Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email
  • Posted May 2nd, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $55,000.00 - $55,000.00
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