Commercial Real Estate Law Clerk

Industry
Professional Services
Legal
Location
Ontario
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Law Clerk – Commercial Real Estate

Hamilton, ON

Reference #AC- 16238

 

Our client, a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East, and Asia is currently looking for a hard-working, energetic, and detail-oriented Law Clerk to join their dynamic team. The incumbent will be responsible for providing support to professionals in the Commercial Real Estate department by preparing legal documents and other tasks involved in the management of the file. This position receives some direction or guidance; most tasks and objectives are accomplished independently.

 

Responsibilities

  • Receives directions from the professional on the status of the file, the steps required for the conduct of the file, with instructions to meet critical deadlines.
  • Drafts a variety of documentation, from research, precedents and/or directions, including forms, contracts, agreements, closing documents and correspondence to meet the needs of the various steps required throughout the conduct of the file, in accordance with legislation and/or governing regulations.
  • Systematically organizes, tracks, and maintains document files and correspondence, using, where appropriate, computer databases and imaging software.
  • Initiates follow up actions where and when necessary.
  • Liaises with client to obtain and, when directed by the professional, provide information.  
  • Has complete carriage of transactions from title to off title and corporate searches to drafting.
  • Corresponds with government authorities and opposing counsel.
  • Prepares reports on an as needed basis.
  • Any other duties as required.

 

Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge and experience using Teraview.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other Firm members, with the aptitude to take care of clients’ needs in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Capacity to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Knowledgeable about current relevant legislation and government regulations.
  • In depth knowledge of real estate legal terminology and principles.
  • Produce a high quality and quantity of work product, occasionally under tight timelines.
  • Able to prioritize and to redefine priorities when necessary.
  • Handle stress in a business-like manner.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Law Clerk/Paralegal or Legal Assistant Diploma/Certificate.
  • 3+ years as a Law Clerk/Paralegal.

 

Our client has introduced a COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy that requires full vaccination against COVID-19 for everyone working in or visiting its Canadian offices effective September 27, 2021.   Accordingly, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof of full vaccination. Any exemption request will be considered on a case-by-case basis and granted only where the request meets the requirements of applicable legislation.

 

Employment Equity Statement

Our client is proud to offer equal employment opportunities.

 

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

 

For more information, please contact Devyn Kelly, Recruitment Specialist at dkelly@kbrs.ca or 647-480-1719. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Devyn 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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