Legal Assistant

  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Sep 25, 2020
Full time Law Clerk Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Who We Are:

Aird & Berlis LLP is a prominent Canadian business law firm located in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, across from Union Station. With over 180 lawyers, business advisors and patent agents, we serve clients across Canada and globally.

What We Believe In:

The firm is committed to ensuring that all members of the Aird & Berlis LLP community feel valued, respected and supported. We are a dedicated group of diverse individuals who care about each other, the work we produce and the client service we provide. We go to great lengths to foster a professional, supportive environment for all firm members so you can focus on the important things: client service, your career and your life.

What We Are Looking For:

This position will be working closely with one Partner and one Law Clerk in our Real Estate, Condo group. This opportunity is ideal for someone with a Real Estate background who has excel skills and knowledge of basic accounting principles. Attention to detail is critical in this role, and the right candidate will be someone who prides themselves on their ability to accurately and efficiently complete their work. If you are a self-starter and interested in the condo realm of Real Estate, this is an excellent opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Enter information into Lawyer Done Deal
  • Assist with all deposits related to condominium purchases for numerous units/buildings
  • Help with tracking of large condominium projects using MS Excel
  • Assist in the closing process for both interim and final closings
  • Organizing files and keeping all filing up to date
  • Various administrative tasks such as: handling incoming phone calls, mail, faxes, emails, wire deposits, closing files, photocopying, etc.
  • Produce the highest quality of work
  • Accountable for all work assigned
  • Take initiative
  • Confidential

 


Requirements:

  • Two years’ previous experience as a Legal Assistant with some exposure to Real Estate Law or Condominiums would be considered an asset
  • Successful completion of a related post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk program
  • Handle time pressure situations and stress of multiple demand
  • The ability to be flexible to the changing demands of the job

Skills:

  • MS Office Suite of Applications 2013 including strong Excel skills
  • Working experience with Lawyer Done Deal or similar database and Teraview would be an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good judgement and decision making
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized
  • Resourceful
  • Detailed

 


  • Why You Should Apply:
  • Opportunities for growth and on the job training and development
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • We pride ourselves on being a mid-sized firm with a family feel
  • Active involvement in our community with opportunities to volunteer
  • Mentor program
  • On-site wellness

 


We will review applications as they are received and all applications will be kept on file. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Aird & Berlis LLP is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application process, please contact Cynthia Kelly at ckelly@airdberlis.com.

             

Company Info

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Practice Area(s)

real estate