Taylor McCaffrey

  • Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

2 job(s) at Taylor McCaffrey

Taylor McCaffrey Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Feb 27, 2021
Full time
Taylor McCaffrey LLP is seeking a Legal Assistant to work closely with a team comprised of legal assistants and a litigation paralegal who support a group of Litigation Lawyers, and perform substantive work that requires knowledge of Civil Litigation and Corporate & Commercial Litigation, including insurance, construction, professional and corporate governance issues and pension law. The ideal candidate will possess 3 – 5 years of experience in a similar type of position. Duties and Responsibilities Drafting correspondence to clients and counsel. Drafting pleadings and legal documents. Dictation – prepare letters, e-mails and court documents. Compiling briefs. Reviewing examinations for discovery transcripts and preparing lists of undertakings. Entering data into Eclipse, and working within Eclipse to edit, organize and compile voluminous Affidavits of Documents. Scheduling internal and external meetings, phone calls, or Outlook calendar events. Making necessary bookings, and updating lawyers’ calendars. Entering lawyer time, prepare invoices; general and trust deposits of cheques. Billing (preparing pre-bills for review and making necessary corrections). Organizing and managing files by scanning and copying documents. Basic knowledge of CanLii and Westlaw to find copies of cases. Monitor phone calls. Documentation and review. Prepare files for hearings. Maintaining files in document management system. Other duties and responsibilities assigned from time to time. Competencies Must be customer service driven. Be able to work independently and also work effectively as part of a team. Handle a demanding workload and respond to changing priorities as needs arise. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to effectively and tactfully communicate with individuals within the firm and clients external to the firm. Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills. Strong computer skills. Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and implement projects in a timely manner. Experience with Acumin and Eclipse is considered an asset. Other Standard hours: 8:30 – 4:30 Job Type: Full-time Taylor McCaffrey offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, which includes Health, Dental, Disability coverage, Insurance coverage and a Pension Plan. Qualified candidates can submit their resume and cover letter including salary expectations to careers@tmlawyers.com We thank all applicants for their interest however only those under consideration will be contacted.  
Taylor McCaffrey Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Feb 22, 2021
Full time
Taylor McCaffrey LLP is seeking a Paralegal to join our Real Estate paralegal team. This team works closely with each other and their team leader to support several lawyers and partners with real estate files. Position Role This position requires you to have thorough knowledge and to perform substantive legal work involving all aspects of various residential conveyancing transactions including conducting searches, drafting closing documents and trust letters, dealing with opposing counsel, and attending to the closing of the transaction, which may involve condominiums, leased lands and standard residential properties. While each transaction would have a responsible lawyer who would oversee your work and be available to provide input, advice and guidance, you would be expected to handle the majority of the work independently with minimal input from the lawyer. Must be proficient in doing e-registrations, using Word and able to quickly become proficient in using our conveyancing, accounting and document management software. Candidates with basic experience in real estate are also encouraged to apply as we are willing to train and invest in your future with the firm. Duties and Responsibilities Prepare documents including trust letters. Request and process mortgage advances, stage payments and file payouts such as mortgages, outstanding taxes, water accounts, balances due with interest and net proceeds. Responsible for preparing transfer/caveats/mortgages for closings. Various real estate searches (tax, title), company searches, and Personal Property Registry searches. Order documents from TPR (online). Prepare, register, and report mortgages including TPR smart forms. Producing and finishing reporting letters. Invoice clients. Perform interest calculations and prepare statements of adjustments. Open and Close files. Administrative duties including filing and photocopying. Correspond with clients, lenders, condo managers, law firms and other relevant parties. Performing miscellaneous duties as assigned. Competencies: Must be customer-service driven. Be able to work independently and work effectively as part of a team. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to effectively and tactfully communicate with individuals within the firm and clients or other parties external to the firm. Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills. Strong computer skills. Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and implement projects in a timely manner. Ability to multi-task and prioritize competing deadlines. Other: Standard hours: 8:30 – 4:30 Job Type: Full-time Taylor McCaffrey offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, which includes Health, Dental, Disability coverage, Insurance coverage and a Pension Plan. Qualified candidates can submit their resume and cover letter stating salary expectations to: careers@tmlawyers.com We thank all applicants for their interest however only those under consideration will be contacted. Taylor McCaffrey LLP 2200 – 201 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3L3 Website: www.tmlawyers.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/taylor-mccaffrey-llp Twitter: @TM_Lawyers