Legal Assistant – Commercial Real Estate (3460) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a sophisticated mid-sized firm, is looking for a Commercial/Residential Real Estate Legal Assistant to lend their expertise to this busy Toronto firm. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience specializing in Commercial/Residential Real Estate. If you take great pride in your work and are looking for a new challenge, then this is the job for you! Amazing perks, friendly atmosphere, vacations honoured! Apply in confidence today.

Salary:  $50K - $55K

Primary Duties Include

  • General Legal Administrative duties including opening and maintaining files, drafting and sending correspondence, etc.
  • Provide assistance on various Commercial Real Estate Leasing matters including drafting of reports, residential mortgages, providing ongoing administration for Resident/Non Resident Registrations, Lease/Notice of Lease, Amendments, Extensions, Terminations, etc.
  • Filing and record-keeping, maintaining internal databases
  • Responding to client inquires and requests
  • Interfacing with testators, executors, beneficiaries, courts, etc.
  • Other duties including calendar management, diarize deadlines/follow-up dates, incoming mail/emails, docketing, etc.
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in purchase and sales (mostly commercial, some residential)
  • Legal Assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Legal Administrative diploma and Law Firm experience an absolute must
  • Familiarity with Wills and Estate matters an asset
  • Excellent computer skills including MSO Suite and Teraview
  • Strong organization, ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while prioritizing accordingly along with basic bookkeeping skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills accompanies with strong legal research skills
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary

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 Aug 29th, 2018
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $50,000.00 - $55,000.00
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