Legal Assistant – Commercial Real Estate (Floater) (3193) Full Time

Job Description

With over 100 lawyers, our client is one of Canada's most dynamic business law firms. Located conveniently in the Downtown Financial district, this firm is seeking to hire a Legal Assistant for their Real Estate department. Candidates must 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. Apply today! 

Up to $55K

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 3-5 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate law
  • Legal Assistant diploma
  • 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, Outlook, Styles, Teraview and Conveyancer)
To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager – Legal Support at  

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email
  • Posted Jan 10th, 2018
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $55,000.00
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