Law Clerk

  • TD Bank
  • Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Jun 06, 2020
Full time Law Clerk Legal Support

Job Description

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Department Overview

The Legal Department of the TD Bank Group is comprised of corporate/commercial and litigation lawyers with varying areas of expertise tailored to meet the legal needs of the various business units of TD Bank Group. The Legal Department is committed to delivering to its clients the highest level of expertise, service, responsiveness and flexibility. Our lawyers identify emerging client opportunities, provide prompt and informed legal advice and produce tangible results that implement creative solutions.

Job Description

The Legal Department of the TD Bank Group is comprised of corporate/commercial and litigation lawyers with varying areas of expertise tailored to meet the legal needs of the various business units of TD Bank Group. The Legal Department is committed to delivering to its clients the highest level of expertise, service, responsiveness and flexibility. Our lawyers identify emerging client opportunities, provide prompt and informed legal advice and produce tangible results that implement creative solutions.

The Power of Sale group within Legal Department supports Customer Assistance- RESL by providing dedicated mortgage enforcement services which are integral to the recovery of Bank funds on defaulted mortgages.

Job Requirements

As a member of the Power of Sale group you will work in a fast paced legal environment delivering quality mortgage enforcement services to our client, the collection and recovery. Your duties will include:

  • Provide quality service and professionalism at every interaction
  • Independently prepare litigation documents, notices of sale and correspondence, conduct legal searches, organize and catalogue legal documents, correspond directly with customers, outside law firms, other Bank staff and agents, collect and track data
  • Independently assess files and appropriately manage the litigation as necessary
  • Prioritize and manage workflow to ensure quality and efficiency, meet deadlines and be flexible in adjusting to changing work priorities
  • Respond promptly and thoroughly to requests for information
  • Create/develop forms/tools and templates
  • Take initiative to identify and recommend improvements in job function
  • Use software programs and other departmental tools or equipment with ease, efficiency and provide appropriate documents/information that legal counsel and team members require
  • Sundry administrative duties as required

Additional Information

Specific Educational Requirements/Accreditations:

  • Law Clerk designation from an accredited program is required

Other Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

  • Previous legal experience gained in a law firm with familiarity in the areas of litigation, mortgage enforcement and title searching would be an asset
  • General computer literacy (MS Word, MS Internet Explorer) is required
  • This position requires you to have excellent verbal and written communication skills, above average comprehension ability, well organized, the ability to handle simultaneous tasks, and the ability to independently manage your workload
  • Ability to work with confidential matters with the appropriate discretion
  • You must be detail oriented
  • Your drafting must be accurate
  • You must be able to demonstrate good judgment in collection matters
  • You must be able to work cooperatively with other staff members and have the flexibility to take on any tasks assigned to meet Department needs
  • You must be an enthusiastic team player continually striving for service excellence

Inclusiveness

At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Practice Area(s)

Specialized Law