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LEGAL ASSISTANT - Commercial Real Estate

LEGAL ASSISTANT – Commercial Real Estate

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

Our ideal candidate will 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 and Teams) and Adobe Acrobat or Kofax
  • Working knowledge of Teraview
  • Working knowledge of Conveyancer/Unity 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.

We offer a professional and collegial work environment, and a comprehensive salary and benefits package that is competitive.

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Robins Appleby LLP Suite 2600, 120 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1T1
E. T. 416.868.1080 F. 416.868.0306

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