Senior Real Estate Law Clerk

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Senior Real Estate - Law Clerk

Ottawa, ON
Reference # AC-14886


Meridia has partnered with one of Canada's leading firm in Ottawa, and they are looking for an Intermediate Real Estate Law Clerk to join their team. Our client has been one of the most successful and respected law firms in the national capital region and eastern Ontario.


The successful candidate should be an experienced legal clerk with an extensive background in residential real estate with some commercial experience preferred, but not necessary. This role is hybrid or fully remote and candidate should be willing to come to the Ottawa office for training.


Role Description

  • Handling purchases and sales of various types of properties.
  • Reviewing agreements.
  • Conducting off-title enquiries and title searches.
  • Drafting closing documents, and prepare and register electronic documents etc.
  • Communicating effectively with clients, financial institutions, title insurance companies, land registry offices, municipalities and third parties.
  • Preparing emails, correspondence, authorizations and directions and various other documentation.
  • Handling all aspects of real estate transactions from beginning to end.
  • Supporting lawyers by assembling and organizing client file information.
  • Serving as a point of contact for clients by providing ongoing file updates.
  • Other duties as required.

Your Requirements

  • Minimum of 4+ years’ residential real estate experience.
  • Commercial real estate experience would be an asset.
  • Minimum of a law clerk diploma or equivalent combination of work experience and education.
  • Solid knowledge of Ontario real estate and related legislation (including Condominium Act, Registry Office, Tarion, Land Titles, Planning Act, HST and LTT legislation, regulations, bulletins, forms, precedents and procedures).
  • Ability and desire to work independently, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and take responsibility for work and manage multiple client files.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong problem-solving skills.
  • A willingness to learn, grow and embrace our client-centric model for legal services.
  • Must have experience with and knowledge of Conveyancer, Teraview, Word, Excel and Outlook. Proficient in web-based communications.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.


Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.

To express interest in this opportunity, please click on the "Apply Now" button below.


For more information, please contact Adam Creaghan, Partner at or 647-336-1416 or Fay Hage, Recruitment Specialist at or 647-480-1709. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Fay Hage know.

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