Legal Assistant – Real Property/Planning (3338) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is one of the city's top full-service law firms and they are seeking to hire an experienced Real Property Floater! Come with at least 3+ years of Real Property experience, strong technical skills, as well as an impeccable attention to detail. Don't let this dream job pass you by! Stunning offices and benefits offered. Apply today.  

Salary:
$40K - $45K


Primary Duties Include

  • Preparing, editing, formatting, printing, scanning and revising correspondence, memoranda, large transaction documents, reports, forms, labels and other printed material through dictation, copy typing or other instructions, in accordance with the requirements set by the practice group
  • Managing files including: opening new files, maintaining large and complex files, developing, maintaining and utilizing an orderly filing and retrieval system to ensure ease of reference to historical paper or electronic records, organizing law and precedent files.
  • Coordinating client meetings, including scheduling rooms and arranging for needed catering or audio-visual equipment
  • Assisting with the preparation and finalization of time entry on a daily basis according to firm standards in preparation for Billing Assistant to process
  • Maintaining and updating job knowledge and technical skills by identifying and participating in education opportunities
  • Providing consistent backup support when assistants are absent; providing support to assistants who may be managing multiple tasks and/or difficult deadlines; and working proactively as a positive and productive member of the team
  • Other duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a legal assistant in Real Property
  • Legal Assistant diploma or equivalent
  • In-depth knowledge of business and legal terminology
  • Strong attention to detail and superior word processing, spelling, proofreading and editing skills
  • Capacity to perform duties with speed and accuracy
  • Strong time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills and ability to work under pressure to meet important deadlines
  • Ability to follow-up on files and delays with minimal supervision
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Flexibility to occasionally work overtime

 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 Jun 6th, 2018
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $40,000.00 - $45,000.00
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