Intermediate Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant/Paralegal
This position is located in the south end of Calgary and parking is provided!
In conjunction with our Top Notch client; a highly respected law firm in south Calgary, we are seeking a senior commercial real estate law clerk. The successful candidate will be responsible for the preparation of all necessary legal documentation within the Corporate Real Estate department, including managing a heavier file load. This position receives some direction or guidance, although most tasks and objectives are accomplished independently.
Prepare and issue all documents necessary, from start to completion on all residential and commercial real estate transactions
Drafting of agreements, contracts and financing documents
Review of leases and leasing agreements
Summarizing due dilligence
Responsible for independent file management
Manage trust accounting and reporting
Liaise with all internal and external parties involved with the proceedings, including preparation of correspondence
Review correspondence and respond
May act as a go to person for junior members of the team to provide direction and guidance
3+ years as a Law Clerk/Paralegal
Law Clerk/Paralegal or Legal Assistant Diploma/Certificate
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
In depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles, and Alberta Rules of Court
The ability to analyze legal documents for accuracy
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
Our client provides competitive compensation, benefits which include medical/dental, STD, LTD, matching Group RRSP and a program of regular bonuses and increases. They also feature regular office lunches, Friday breakfast and free parking.
Previous Law Firm experience along with a legal diploma is required for this position.
Our client offers a very competitive compensation and benefit package!
We thank all interested applicants but only selected candidates will be contacted.