Law Clerk - Real Estate (Guelph)

  • Avery HR
  • Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Jan 02, 2018
Full time Law Clerk

Job Description

We have the privilege of working exclusively with a national law firm that is recognized as being one of Canada's most respected business law firms in their search for a Real Estate Law Clerk to join their Guelph office. Working in a tight-knit collaborative team environment, this role requires an individual who possesses excellent work ethic, outstanding communication skills and a "roll-up your sleeves and help-out" personality. To be successful the individual must be able to follow instructions, be resourceful, responsive and intelligent and also have a fun personality!

What you will be responsible for:

Completing residential transactions for purchase, sale, multi-residential, condo and builder unit sales from beginning to end;

Communicating professionally with clients, lawyers and other members of the real estate team;

Reading and interpreting title and off title searches;

Drafting and coordinating all necessary closing documents including status and closing reports;

Managing a high-volume workload;

Problem solving with minimal supervision;

Meeting strict timelines; and

Other duties that are assigned.


You will bring the following experience and qualifications:


Law Clerk Certificate/Diploma obtained from a reputable secondary education institution;
A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience gained in a legal environment;
A solid understanding of current legal terminology and technology;
Strong organizational, multi-taking and time management skills;
Fluency in Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, Teraview, Conveyancer and Elite.

What you can expect from the firm:

A fostering environment of sharing, collaboration with emphasis on the importance of belonging to a team and contributing to the firm through teamwork. They provide an unyielding dedication to their lawyers, staff and the communities in which they practice and strive to offer each firm member a great challenge, competitive compensation and benefits, employee perks and a positive, collegial work environment.

Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter to Amanda Sullivan to be received in the strictest of confidence.


We thank everyone for their interest but only those with relevant experience and qualifications will be contacted.


Our client is an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and people with disabilities. They will provide accommodations on request throughout the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities. Please indicate in your application if you require accommodation.



Practice Area(s)

real estate law


5+ years