WANTED: A Residential Conveyancing Paralegal
Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment, believe in getting ALL the details right, and want to be part of an innovative, forward-thinking team?
Then SUMMIT LEGAL GROUP could be the perfect fit!
We are currently seeking a friendly, positive and hard-working individual who will be responsible for the preparation of all necessary legal documentation within our Real Estate department.
You will need to be industrious, conscientious, enthusiastic, and generally good-natured. We’ll give direction and guidance, although most tasks and objectives are accomplished independently.
What you’ll be doing:
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 workload, 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.
Drafting of agreements, contracts and financing documents
Legal Assistant diploma.
Minimum 2 years of experience as a 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 high quality and quantity of work product, occasionally under tight timelines
Ability to work effectively with others (e.g., team members, co-workers, supervisors, direct reports, clients, etc.) to achieve mutual goals.
Manage trust accounting and reporting
Commitment to setting, achieving and/or exceeding individual, team, or firm goals.
Solid computer knowledge (Microsoft Office Suite) and ability to keep up-to-date with changes in technology and the latest information. Experience with or ability to quickly learn other software (legal software, client database, etc.).
Responsible for independent file management
High level of expertise and proficiency in word processing.
Familiarity with ESIlaw and Conveyancer.
What We Offer:
Holiday entitlement in the first year!
A team of like-minded co-workers.
A friendly, fun-loving, and professional atmosphere.
If this position sounds like the perfect fit for you, please forward your resume with a cover letter outlining any pertinent skills, experience and wage expectations to:
Thank you in advance for your application! However only candidates who are being considered will be contacted.