Legal Assistant


Salary:

DOE

Location:

Toronto, ON

Date Posted:

May 14, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

05090-0010876386

Staffing Area:

Legal


Description
Our client, a boutique downtown Toronto law firm is seeking a Legal Assistant with experience in Commercial Real Estate to assist a team of Clerks in their Toronto office.


HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should send their resume in confidence to [email protected]


Responsibilities:


? Prepare and complete deeds, clearance letters, mortgages and other legal documents from specific instructions and straightforward precedents.
? Compose routine letters and memos from general instructions.
? Compile statistics and information as such as clearance letters searches and clearance letter summaries, disbursement statements, rolls for multiple property purchases and sales.
? Order searches, sub searches and instruments from conveyancers upon specific instruction by senior clerk(s). Obtains Oncorp and Terraview searches upon instruction.
? Open and distributes mail, maintains files/records in accordance with procedures and screens visitors and incoming calls.
? Handle administrative detail with respect to opening and closing files, billing, etc., as specifically directed by the senior clerk(s).
? Route or answer routine correspondence and initiates follow-up as required.
? Attend to delivery and pick up of cheques and documents upon specific instruction from the senior clerk(s). This may be requested when timing does not permit use of courier because of closing or banking restraints and for large sums of money or sensitive transactions.

Requirements
Qualifications:


? Excellent computer skills including Windows, Microsoft Office 2010, including Word, Excel, Outlook and various other applications such as DMS, Conveyancer and Teraview
? Experience with Builder / Condo Sales would be considered an asset
? A team player attitude with excellent communication skills for liaising lawyers, staff and clients
? Ability to work independently with excellent judgment to follow instructions with minimal supervision
? Excellent time management and prioritization skills
? Solid understanding of financing transactions including secured loan transactions and an ability and willingness to assist with the closing and preparation of standard form documents is an asset.
? Sound understanding of commercial real estate transactions including purchase and sale transactions and financing


HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should send their resume in confidence to [email protected]

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

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