Intermediate Law Clerk - Commercial Real Estate Assistant (3642) Full Time

Job Description

With affiliate offices in the US, our client, a downtown Toronto law Firm is seeking to hire an intermediate Commercial Real Estate Law Clerk. This firm is known for providing expert legal advice to an array of clients. Candidates must come with at least 5 years of Commercial Real Estate Law experience. This firm has minimal turnover and are offering an attractive compensation package. For further information or to be considered for this exciting position, please forward your resume today. 


Primary Duties Include

  • Manage large, sophisticated commercial real estate purchase, sale and finance files, with particular emphasis on commercial lending transactions representing banks and other commercial lenders
  • Carriage of files from commencement to completion
  • Review of commitment letters for commercial lending transactions
  • Draft and coordinate initial correspondence to borrower’s lawyers
  • Order and coordinate title, corporate and off-title searches
  • Review title searches, corporate searches and PPSA searches
  • Review title issues and summarize registered encumbrances
  • Draft loan documents and diarize critical dates required for closing
  • Draft requisition letters
  • Conduct title searches and subsearches
  • Electronic preparation and registration of documents via Teraview
  • Draft and assemble interim and final reports to corporate lenders, vendors, purchasers and mortgage companies
  • Organize closings
  • Other duties as required  
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years of Corporate experience within a law firm
  • Law Clerk Diploma
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills (Excel/Word/Outlook)
  • Strong ability to work independently and proactively
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to recognize and resolve discrepancies in recordkeeping

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 17th, 2019
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $63,000.00 - $63,000.00
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