Real Estate Legal Assistant

Full-time, Permanent

$55k

2 weeks ago in Administrative and Office Support

Job Description:

Our client, a mid-sized law firm, is looking for an experienced Legal Assistant to join their Real Estate team. The ideal candidate will provide support to the Condominium and Subdivision team and have experience in various aspects of commercial real estate law.

Responsibilities:

  • With direction, complete administrative tasks related to builder sales of units in new condominium projects and subdivision lots
  • Process and maintain purchaser deposits including monthly reporting to bonding companies
  • Conducting sub-searches of title
  • With direction, preparation of occupancy and final closing packages
  • Draft, review and proofread correspondence, documents and forms ensuring accuracy and completeness
  • Maintain tickler systems to monitor key dates for task management
  • Schedule meetings and co-ordinate appointments as required
  • Organize, open and manage client files
  • Ensure time-sensitive documents are managed effectively
  • General administrative duties including scanning, faxing, and binding
  • With direction, complete off title due diligence inquiries
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of Law Clerk Diploma program
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within a condominium/subdivision real estate practice
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong working knowledge of Lawyer Done Deal
  • Working knowledge of Teraview and Conveyancer
  • Experience working with a document management system, e.g., IManage
  • Possess well-developed organizational and time management skills in order to manage multiple priorities with ease in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills help you to build relationships and provide excellent client service
  • As a confident self-starter, you work well both independently, and in a team environment
  • Operate with a high degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Show good judgment and respond well to constructive feedback

To apply, upload your resume and complete the required information in the “Apply For The Job” section located to the right of the posting. Alternatively, quote the position title and email your resume to: Lindsey; l.title@tdspersonnel.com

If you are already registered with TDS Personnel please contact your Consultant.

TDS Personnel is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations within reason due to a disability or medical need are available on request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

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