Real Estate Assistant will be supporting 2 Real Estate Partners. The firm offers: career growth opportunities, a strong teamwork culture and a full suite of benefits including RRSP.
Prepare and issue legal correspondence and documents.
File opening and closing.
Professionally interact with all firm members and clients
Schedule and confirm appointments, meetings and conferences
Prepare and generate pre-bills for monthly billing, as needed
Book travel and make reservations, as required
Prepare minute books
Organize, maintain and accurately file correspondence, invoices and receipts via paper and digital formats
Eliminate unnecessary or outdated materials transferring inactive files to storage according to file maintenance guidelines
Legal Assistant or Law Clerk diploma
4+ years’ experience working within the real estate practice area in an Ontario law firm
Strong multi-tasking skills, with the ability to manage conflicting priorities, while respecting tight deadlines.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Solid transcription and proofreading skills
Ability to work independently, following instructions with minimal supervision
Proficiency using Teraview and Conveyancer is an asset.
Possesses good judgment and responds well to constructive feedback
Pre billing, preferably using Elite and experience using DMS