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Real Estate Law Clerks Assistant

Bennett Jones
Toronto ON
FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT

Essential Functions:

  • Providing a broad range of assistance to a group of Real Estate law clerks
  • Completing Off-Title Searches for Due Diligence purposes and drafting summary of responses
  • Assisting clerks in drafting and re-drafting closing documents
  • Drafting electronic documents in the Teraview system and obtaining parcel registers (i.e. PINs) per the clerks’ instructions
  • Conducting searches for writs of executions
  • General document processing and clerical work
  • Entering and revising time dockets
  • Maintaining an up-to-date filing system
  • A variety of other tasks as assigned relating to commercial real estate transactions

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Legal Assistant in a legal real estate environment either with lawyers and/or clerks
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Word 2016
  • Knowledge of Excel, Outlook 2016 and Teraview
  • Strong word processing skills including superior accuracy, proofreading skills and attention to detail are critical
  • Highly organized and self-motivated possessing the ability to manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • The ability to work well within a team environment is essential as is a positive work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills

Apply to:

Human Resources
Bennett Jones Services Limited Partnership
3400 One First Canadian Place
P.O. Box 130
Toronto, ON M5X 1A4
Fax: 416.863.1716
E-mail: hrdepttor@bennettjones.com
Please note that relatives of current employees are not eligible for consideration.
All offers of employment are conditional upon the satisfactory verification of a Canadian criminal record check. Determination of the factors that constitute satisfactory verification is within the sole discretion of Bennett Jones. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Toronto - Resource Assistant

Essential Functions:

  • Drafting and revising correspondence including memos, letters, documents and forms
  • Preparation, filing and serving of court documents
  • Administrative duties as required such as managing calendars, coordinating meetings , filing and making travel arrangements
  • Organization of client files and maintaining an up-to-date file system
  • Docket entry and coordination of billings
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive rapport with clients
  • Provide backup coverage in the absence of other assistants
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Bennett Jones LLP

Bennett Jones LLP is a Canadian law firm that specializes in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and banking, bankruptcy and restructuring, commercial litigation, intellectual property, tax, competition and trade law, and public policy.