Legal Assistant - Corporate/Commercial Real Estate (3640) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a downtown boutique law firm who has been established for decades. They are seeking a real estate/corporate legal assistant to join their dedicated group. This position would report to their director of operations. A legal Assistant or law clerk diploma is required. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills will be essential. Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite will be imperative. If interested, please apply immediately to be considered.  

Salary: $55K-$60K

Primary Duties Include

  • Drafting, preparing and applying proofreading and editing skills to legal documents
  • 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 duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working within corporate law and real estate
  • Completed a law clerk or legal assistant program from a recognized institution
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Teraview, Outlook, Conveyancer and PC Law
  • 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  

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 Jan 16th, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $55,000.00 - $60,000.00
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