Legal Assistant - In-House Corporate/Real Estate - Vaughan (3552) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is looking for an in-house Legal Assistant who is well-versed in both Corporate and Real Estate Law. Reporting to the VP Legal, this position will offer you the challenge and variety you are looking for. If you are a seasoned legal assistant with at least 5 years’ of experience working in Corporate (with acquisition experience) and Commercial Real Estate Law, then apply today! This position is demanding but offers excellent benefits and perks.

  $70K - $80K

Hours: 8:30pm - 5:00pm

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation, drafting, revising and editing of correspondence and legal documents
  • Entering dockets and preparing accounts
  • Obtaining information and instructions from clients and forwarding to lawyer
  • Assisting in management of lawyer’s practice, i.e., opening files, arranging meetings, scheduling hearing dates with government bodies and/or representatives, arranging travel and/or accommodations
  • Managing bring forward system and web based file management system and keeping lawyers apprised of matters
  • Coordinating and monitoring administrative functions to ensure completion of work accurately and within established time frames
  • Other duties as required  
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5+ years of Corporate and Commercial Real Estate experience in a law firm
  • Legal Assistant Diploma
  • A high degree of technical proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Strong administrative, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Keen attention to detail (in particular in the case of word processing) with exceptional proofreading skills and the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner, while adjusting to changing priorities throughout the day
  • Enthusiastic, pro-active attitude; the ability to multi-task and manage a workload in a fast-paced environment
  • A demonstrated ability to adapt to technological changes in the workplace
  • Flexibility to occasionally work overtime

To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager – Legal Support at

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email
  • Posted Nov 6th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $75,000.00 - $80,000.00
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