Real Estate Legal Assistant/ Clerk

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Real Estate Legal Assistant/Clerk

Ottawa, ON
Reference # AC -16095


Meridia Recruitment Solutions have partnered with one of the premier independent Ottawa law firms with an international reputation. Their commitment to client focus and their exceptional team has helped them become one of Canada's National Capital Region's largest independent law firms with an international reputation as an industry leader.
They are looking to add a Legal assistant/clerk to their Real Estate department

Role Description:

  • Preparation and initial drafting of correspondence including editing and quality assurance
  • Prepare precedent based documents as needed
  • Title sub-searching and preliminary review of title searches
  • Coordinate workflow and assist lawyer in prioritizing and following up on outstanding items
  • Coordinate external and internal communication including mail, e-mail, fax and telephone calls
  • Prepare client files for closure and storage
  • Coordinate and organize meetings, conference calls and maintain agenda
  • Assist with other projects as required

Your Requirements:

  • Office Administration – Legal or Law Clerk diploma from recognized post-secondary institute or suitable combination of education and experience
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of Unity and Teraview
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience preparing and editing correspondence
  • Bilingualism would be considered an asset
  • Minimum two years of experience would be considered an asset
  • Experience with commercial real estate (conveyancing and financing) would be an asset
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize job tasks in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to respond effectively and professionally to changes in schedules and priorities
  • Ability to ensure consistent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently within a team environment
  • Ability to exercise discretion when dealing with sensitive information
  • A positive, supportive and professional attitude


For more information, please contact Adam Creaghan, Partner at or 647-336-1416 or Gauri Mohgaonkar, Recruitment Specialist at or 613-266-8242. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Gauri Mohgaonkar know.


Meridia Recruitment Solutions connects leading organizations with top talent by building strong relationships and creating ideal matches with candidates because we are only successful when you are. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity.


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