RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Legal Documentation Specialist
Reporting to the Vice President, Legal, this position is responsible for providing legal and administrative support to RioCan’s Legal Department.
Prepare draft leases on landlord’s precedent lease form;
Assist in the preparation of ancillary lease documentation;
Update status reports;
Follow-up with tenants and their legal representatives on outstanding documentation, and act as a liaison within, as well as outside the organization;
Administrative support such as filing, scanning, and photocopying , as required;
Attend weekly departmental meetings;
Other duties / projects as required.
Qualifications and Required Skills / Experience
Successful completion of a related post-secondary program i.e. legal assistant, law clerk or paralegal diploma preferred, but not essential;
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a law firm, in-house legal department, or real estate organization;
Experience in drafting legal documentation preferred, but not essential;
Basic knowledge of commercial lease terminology;
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate across all levels within, as well as outside the organization;
Detail-oriented, with excellent organizational and time management skills;
Proven ability to work in a team environment;
Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities;
Ability to show initiative and work independently;
Experience with Teraview would be an asset;
Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook.
RioCan is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. We ask that Applicants make their needs known in advance.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Boutique IP law firm in downtown Toronto is seeking a full-time Litigation Legal Assistant (One year Contract) to join our team.
Draft legal documents and correspondence
File maintenance, including daily filing, file organization
Work proactively in the day to day support of the legal professionals’ practice
Perform clerical, administrative and general office duties
Graduate of a recognized Legal Assistant/Law Clerk program
3+ years’ experience in a Legal Assistant role
Experience in Federal Court Litigation an asset
Advanced computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office
Experience with PC Law an asset
Please submit resumes to Christine Tapper, Office Manager.
Thank you for all candidate who apply; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Type: Contract
Legal Assistant: 3 years
Government of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Judicial Clerk/ Senior Judicial Clerk
October 1, 2016
Judicial Clerk/ Senior Judicial Clerk013JCA/ 015JCA
Justice and Solicitor General
Edmonton's Provincial Court Criminal unit is looking for an enthusiastic Judicial Clerk to join their team.As a Court/Counter Clerk you will have well-rounded exposure to both courtroom and counter duties. In the courtroom you will assist the Judge, before, during and subsequent to court proceedings in trials, first and subsequent appearance dockets, as well as all other hearings held in Provincial Court Criminal. You will administer oaths to witnesses and interpreters, log proceedings using digital recording equipment, keep an accurate court record and maintain the care and control of exhibits. You act as an intermediary between the Judge and the public, liaising with members of the legal profession and enforcement agencies. At the counter, you will provide cashier and counter services to the public. You will process court ordered payments and search fees through the cash register. As a front line representative of Alberta Justice, you will provide paralegal information to a wide spectrum of clients including the public, judiciary, crown, lawyers, paralegals and other government agencies. Other duties include but are not limited to the review and signing of court orders, the distribution/mailing of court related documents and acting as a Justice of the Peace.To be successful in this role, you must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, as well as the ability to handle a high volume workload while meeting deadlines. This position requires the ability to multi-task and makes independent decisions while at the counter and while working in the courtroom.
Judicial Clerk: High School diploma and minimum six months of related experience.Senior Judicial Clerk: High School diploma and minimum two years of related experience, including 18 months of directly related experience as a Judicial Clerk and the successful completion of the departmental para-legal program.Experience using MS Office (Word) is required. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience in a courthouse or as a legal assistant/paralegal. A Legal Assistant or Paralegal Certificate or Diploma will be considered an asset.Knowledge of Civil and Sheriff Entry System (CASES), the Justice On-Line Information Network (JOIN), along with the digital recording system (FTR) is also considered assets. Equivalencies will be considered.
Judicial Clerk - $1,616.31 to $1,970.04 bi-weeklySenior Judicial Clerk - $1,902.55 to $2,335.00 bi-weekly
This position involves extensive keyboarding and extended periods of sitting and/or standing. The successful candidate must have the ability to lift files/boxes/exhibits up to 25 lbs.This position may be required to work overtime as court sittings can run late.Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening. This competition may be used to fill future Part-Time and Full-Time vacancies.Only candidates possessing Judicial Clerk experience may be considered at the higher classification level and salary.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Please ensure that this document is saved using the naming convention of your last then first name (Smith,Joe_Resume). Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID 1038350, to: Kayla Sieruga, Human Resource Services, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, 9th Floor, John E. Brownlee Building, 10365-97 Street, Edmonton, AB Fax: 780-644-1395.Please provide a valid e-mail address with your application as your interview invitation will be sent out via e-mail.It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://work.alberta.ca/immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.html It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Employment law assistant
Edmonton, AB, CANADA
Required sr. litigation assistant for prestigious south side law firm - BONUS - FREE PARKING. Practice involves labour and employment law, arbitration, mediation, administrative and municipal law, insurance and construction law. Candidate should have upwards of 5 years experience, be able to handle busy office with very little supervision. Duties include coordinating schedules, scheduling Questionings, JDRs, trials, Specials, liaise with clients and opposing counsel, review daily correspondence and respond as necessary, draft documents including pleadings, Notices of Motion, Affidavits, handle undertakings and trial books. Must have a solid understanding of litigation procedures, be capable of interpreting instructions and drafting required documentation, have great attention to detail and excellent written and verbal skills. Candidate will have strong work ethic, have sound judgment and initiative and be dedicated to the position and providing quality service to clients. Strong diplomatic skills and empathy required and ability to be productive within time-sensitive and fast-paced environment. Candidate will have the ability to multi-task, establish priorities, work independently and proceed with duties under minimal supervision and, in all respects, act as right arm to very busy solicitor with intriguing legal practice.
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