• Summit Legal Group

We're Hiring! RESIDENTIAL CONVEYANCING PARALEGAL


Our small, but busy, practice has an opening for a friendly,

positive and hard-working individual to join our firm.


Are you a Paralegal that would rather....

Be part of a fast-paced and creative team?

Work in a friendly and supportive environment?

Have your


exceptional customer service skills recognized

and rewarded?


IF SO, EMAIL YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO:


IWOULDRATHERWORK@SUMMITLEGALGROUP.CA


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

The successful candidate will be industrious, conscientious, enthusiastic, and generally good natured. This position receives direction and guidance, although most tasks and objectives are accomplished independently. We offer competitive compensation and holiday entitlement in the first year!


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conveyancing from start to finish, requiring in depth experience with sale, purchase, refinancing and mortgages, ability to draft documents, registration and or discharge at Land Titles, ability to prioritize a heavy work load, excellent communication skills, ability to train and mentor junior assistants when required.

  • Supporting large transactions up to the closing, including preparing and managing all documents and media required for closings, flagging documents for signature, preparing letters, managing sub-files and organizing closing books.

  • Proofreading documents and checking for appropriate formatting, spelling, grammar and clarity.

  • Preparing, editing, formatting, printing, scanning and revising correspondence, memoranda, reports, forms, labels as well as lengthy and complex documents through dictation, copy typing or other instructions.

  • Drafting of agreements, contracts and financing documents.

  • Preparing specialized estate planning documents.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Legal Assistant diploma.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Real Estate Legal Assistant/Paralegal.

  • Capacity to identify, understand, meet and/or exceed the needs and expectations of

  • internal and external clients in a timely manner.

  • Able to produce a high quality and quantity of work product, occasionally under tight timelines.

  • Ability to work effectively with others (e.g., team members, co-workers, supervisors, clients, etc.) to achieve mutual goals.

  • Ability to work effectively within a variety of situations, readily adapting to changes.

  • Able to prioritize and to redefine priorities when necessary.

  • Manage trust accounting and reporting.

  • Capacity to exchange verbal and written information, ideas and feedback with individuals or groups to enhance and ensure mutual understanding.

  • Commitment to setting, achieving and/or exceeding individual, team, or firm goals.

  • Ability to acquire, apply and maintain a body of knowledge related to the field.

  • Solid computer knowledge (Microsoft Office Suite) and ability to keep up-to-date with changes in technology and latest information. Experience with or ability to quickly learn other software (legal software, client database, etc.).

  • Responsible for independent file management.

  • Manage trust accounting and reporting.

  • High level of expertise and proficiency in word processing.

  • Experience in corporate commercial, will and estate law is an asset.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to:

iwouldratherwork@summitlegalgroup.ca


ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE HELD IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.


WE THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR APPLICATION, HOWEVER ONLY CANDIDATES WHO ARE BEING CONSIDERED WILL BE CONTACTED

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