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Robins Appleby LLP is a mid-sized business law firm with 30 lawyers. We provide a wide range of legal services including: Business Law, Estate & Succession Planning, Litigation, Real Estate, and Tax. For over 70 years, Robins Appleby LLP has provided practical legal advice to entrepreneurs, businesses, financial institutions and foreign companies conducting business in Canada. Our personalized approach guarantees responsive service and—most importantly—builds the committed relationship expected from a trusted advisor.

Robins Appleby offers an environment that encourages mentoring, inspires enthusiasm, and motivates and challenges employees to put forth their best efforts in achieving personal and firm goals.

Please forward your email to hr@robapp.com 

LEGAL ASSISTANT – Commercial Real Estate

We are currently looking for a Legal Assistant to join our Real Estate team.

Our ideal candidate will provide support to two Law Clerks and have experience in various aspects of commercial real estate law.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • With direction, complete administrative tasks related to commercial real estate transactions
  • 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
  • Complete title searches
  • With direction, complete documents for real estate and non real estate files
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications Required:

 

  • Successful completion of Legal Assistant Diploma program
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience within a commercial real estate practice
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of Teraview
  • Working knowledge of Conveyancer would be advantageous
  • 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

 

 

COVID-19 considerations: We have implemented a number of protocols and doing what we can to ensure the safety and comfort of our firm members.

Work remotely: Temporarily due to COVID-19

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to HR@robapp.com.

Robins Appleby LLP is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace for all individuals. Should you require any accommodation during the application, interview or onboarding processes, please contact Human Resources at the email address provided.

 

 

LEGAL ASSISTANT – Condominium and Subdivision Team – 2 Positions

We are currently looking for two Legal Assistants to join our Real Estate team. One is a permanent role, the other a 12 month contract.

Our ideal candidates will provide support to the Condominium and Subdivision team and have experience in various aspects of commercial real estate law.

Duties and 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 subsearches 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 Required:

 

  • Successful completion of Legal Assistant Diploma program
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience within a condominium/subdivision real estate practice
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of Teraview
  • Working knowledge of Conveyancer
  • Working knowledge of Lawyer Done Deal
  • 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

 

 

COVID-19 considerations: We have implemented a number of protocols and doing what we can to ensure the safety and comfort of our firm members.

Work remotely: Temporarily due to COVID-19

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to HR@robapp.com.

Robins Appleby LLP is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace for all individuals. Should you require any accommodation during the application, interview or onboarding processes, please contact Human Resources at the email address provided.

 

 

 Legal Assistants (2) to join our Business Law team


We are currently looking for two Legal Assistants to join our Business Law team. Both roles are a 2:1 share with each supporting two lawyers in their busy practices.

Our ideal candidates will have experience in various aspects of business law including, but not limited to: start ups, business formation and operations, corporate finance/reorganization, mergers and acquisitions, and shareholder/partnership agreements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Assist lawyers with the management of their practices
  • Prepare and draft correspondence and documents
  • Schedule meetings and co-ordinate appointments as required
  • Organize, open and maintain client files
  • Responsible for daily correspondence, document preparation including revisions, editing, formatting, etc.
  • File preparation and management
  • General administrative duties including entering dockets and processing accounts.

 

Qualifications Required:

 

  • Successful completion of Legal Assistant Diploma program
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience supporting business law lawyers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with a document management system, e.g., IManage
  • Working knowledge of Cyberbahn would be an asset
  • Possess well-developed organizational and time management skills in order to manage multiple priorities with ease in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Experience processing monthly bills and accounts
  • 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.

 

COVID-19 considerations: We have implemented a number of protocols and doing what we can to ensure the safety and comfort of our firm members.

Work remotely: Temporarily due to COVID-19

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to HR@robapp.com.

Robins Appleby LLP is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace for all individuals. Should you require any accommodation during the application, interview or onboarding processes, please contact Human Resources at the email address provided.





Senior Corporate Law Clerk



We are currently recruiting for a Senior Corporate Law Clerk with tax experience to join our Corporate Services department. We offer an environment that nurtures mentoring, inspires enthusiasm and motivates employees to put forth their best efforts in achieving firm goals.  If you are talented in providing unprecedented service, are enthusiastic and a team player, we are looking for you.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Prepare and organize corporate documents, including issuing shares; changes to corporate records such as registered office and changes of directors, officers and shareholders and supporting and ancillary documents;
  • Attend internal meetings relating to the tax and corporate transactions;
  • Review transaction memos and draft documents from lawyers and accountants and based upon such review, assisting in the preparing of a checklist of closing documents and drafting and revising closing documents using precedents;
  • Arrange for corporate filings such as corporate articles (incorporation, amendment and continuance) and registrations under the Business Names Act such as corporate styles, partnerships and limited partnerships and under the Corporations Information Act including registration of extra-provincial corporations;
  • Assist lawyers with corporate reorganizations including maintaining the closing checklist and drafting share or asset purchase transactions, redemptions, purchases for cancellation, capital dividends, increases and decreases in stated capital;
  • Draft complex share capital and prepare and file Articles of Incorporation, Articles of Amendment, Articles of Amalgamation, etc. for companies incorporated and to be incorporated under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario), Canada Business Corporations Act, Corporations Act (Ontario) and Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act;
  • Helpful to have experience reading certain tax forms, including T2057, T2058 and T2054 and if necessary draft and/or update documents to reflect the contents of such forms;
  • Assist with the day-to-day responsibilities of the Corporate Services team including a variety of routine legal and administrative duties;
  • Update and manage minute books and corporate database;
  • Work on projects and other duties as required.


 

Estate Planning and Administration Lawyer

We are seeking  an associate with 2 to 5 years  of experience  to join our expanding and dynamic estate planning and administration group. If you are interested  in working  on challenging  matters with an experienced team of lawyers in a progressive and collegial environment, we have an opportunity for you. The successful candidate will have strong technical knowledge and drafting skills, be a team player with the ability to work independently on appropriate matters, be dedicated to providing awesome client service and a desire to develop his or her own client base.

Robins Appleby LLP is a business law firm located in the financial district. Our estate planning and administration group specializes in sophisticated estate planning, estate administration  and tax-oriented business  solutions for high net worth individuals.

Please send  your  confidential resume,  including references,  to HR@robapp.com  with "Estate Planning and Administration  Lawyer"  in the subject line.

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