Legal Assistant – Commercial Real Estate (3344) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a large Downtown Toronto firm who have been offering a wide range of legal services for almost 100 years. This firm is in need of a Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of Commercial Real Estate experience. Strong communication, organization and initiative is required. If this if the opportunity for you, apply today to be considered.  

Salary:
Up to $60K

Primary Duties Include

  • Drafting, preparing and applying proofreading and editing skills to legal documents in a mortgage enforcement practice and correspondence on behalf of lawyer
  • Preparing demand letters and notices of sale
  • Liaising with clients to obtain information and instructions
  • Entering dockets and preparing accounts
  • Assist in managing the lawyer’s practice including opening files, filing, arranging meetings, scheduling hearing dates, arranging travel, etc.
  • Coordinating and monitoring administrative functions to ensure completion of work accurately and in a timely manner
  • Managing bring forward system and keeping lawyer apprised of matters in-office
  • Other administrative duties as required
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of real estate legal experience in a law firm
  • Legal assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills as well as above average attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision as well as part of a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Strong technical skills with working knowledge of legal software and standard software (Word 2007, Excel, PowerPoint Outlook, Styles, Teraview, Conveyancer, Digital Dictation, and Proficiency with document management)   

 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 4th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $60,000.00
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