Legal Assistant- Commercial Real Estate
Cartel Inc.
Toronto, Canada
18d ago

We can help you MARCH into your dream job! With over 100lawyers, our client is one of Canada's most dynamic Business Law Firms.

Locatedconveniently in the Downtown Financial district, this firm is seeking to hire aLegal Assistant for their Real Estate department.

The ideal candidates musthave 5+ years of Property Development and Commercial experience. Responsibilitieswill include a variety of legal administrative duties, including preparation oflegal documents and correspondence.

Strong administrative and organizationalskills are essential. Candidates must also show initiative, be able to workwith minimal supervision and work effectively as part of a team.

Bring us yourstrong references and resume, and we’ll set you up for an interview! Don’twait, interviews have already begun!

PrimaryDuties Include

  • Drafting, preparing and applying proofreading andediting skills to legal documents in a mortgage enforcement practice andcorrespondence on behalf of lawyer
  • Preparing demand letters and notices of sale
  • Liaising with clients to obtain information andinstructions
  • Entering dockets and preparing accounts
  • Assist in managing the lawyer’s practice including opening files, filing, arranging meetings, scheduling hearing dates, arranging travel, etc.
  • Coordinating and monitoring administrativefunctions to ensure completion of work accurately and in a timely manner
  • Managing bring forward system and keeping lawyerapprised of matters in-office
  • RequiredExperience / Skills / Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Commercial Real Estate & Property Development experience
  • Legal Assistant diploma
  • Strongadministrative and organizational skills as well as above average attention todetail
  • Abilityto work with minimal supervision as well as part of a team
  • Strongverbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Strong technical skills with working knowledge of legal software and standard software (Word 2007, Excel, PowerPoint Outlook, Styles, Teraview, Conveyancer, Digital Dictation, and Proficiency with document management)
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