Real Estate Legal Assistant - Residential / Commercial (4162) Full Time Contract

Job Description

The market is starting to show signs of positive turn and our client, a mid-sized firm in the financial district, is seeking a law clerk/legal assistant.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3+ years of experience in Residential and Commercial Real Estate.  With independent work experience, superior technical skills, and a positive attitude, a tremendous opportunity awaits. This firm is known for its warm atmosphere and friendly staff. Apply now!

Salary: up to $65K
Type:  Full Time
Duration:  12 month contract
Start Date:  tbd

Primary Duties Include
  • Organize files and documents
  • Open documents
  • Communicate with clients to take instructions, obtain information, and report on status
  • Prepare documents and letters regarding real estate matters/transactions
  • Organize/collect material for Residential Real Estate deals and summarize this information
  • Maintain a file list
  • Prepare reporting letters and reports
  • Close completed files, keep files organized and accessible, and reporting book list
  • Handle routine administrative details
  • Other general duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Residential Real Estate within a law firm
  • Commercial Real Estate experience would be an asset
  • Previous experience in preparation of mortgage loan documents
  • Successful completion of Legal Assistant and/or Law Clerk Diploma
  • Strong experience with  Microsoft Office, Teraview, Conveyancer/UNITY and Outlook
  • Ability to liaise with legal assistants, law clerks, lawyers, clients and mortgage brokers
  • Ability to work with a file from start to finish, to take the initiative, prioritize and multitask
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Hands-on experience in both Residential and Commercial Real Estate working on behalf of individuals (purchase, sale, and financing) and financial institutions (banks, trust companies)

To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager- Law Clerk at


Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email
  • Posted May 31st, 2020
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary N/A
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