Real Estate Litigation Assistant - Mortgage Enforcement

Rose & Rose, Law Firm - Toronto, ON (30 days ago)

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Job Description

If you are talented in providing unprecedented service, are enthusiastic and a team player, we are looking for you! We are currently looking for a Legal Assistant to join our Mortgage Enforcement Litigation department and invite you to review the job description.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for daily correspondence, document preparation, taking dictation, responding to client phone calls regarding the status of their mortgage enforcement litigation and drafting and filing court documents;
  • Preparing Discharge Statements and Arrears Statements, as well as Legal Accounts;
  • Preparing and managing files as well as diarizing important dates to follow up or take the next step in the litigation;
  • Writing cheques for legal disbursements using PCLaw;
  • Organize, assemble and draft court pleadings and prepare agreements as required;
  • Conducting execution searches and pulling parcel registers on Teraview;
  • Liaising with legal assistants, paralegals, clients, other lawyers, and trust companies for Self-Directed RSP’s on file progress;
  • Other duties as required

Knowledge, Qualities & Experience Required

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as a Legal Assistant in Mortgage Enforcement Litigation;
  • Understanding and familiarity with various Mortgage Enforcement Litigation legal precedents and procedures;
  • Formal Legal Assistant education and training an asset;
  • Advanced software skills, particularly with PCLaw and Teraview;
  • Able to remain productive within time-sensitive and fast-paced environment;
  • Dedication to providing friendly, reliable, and prompt service to clients;
  • Excellent communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills with ability to listen effectively, respond appropriately, and maintain mutual comfort level while relating to a diverse group of individuals;
  • Strong ability to perform well and be unfailingly diplomatic in a high pressure environment with multiple clients;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to multitask, establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives under minimal supervision.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Real Estate: 3 years (Required)
  • Litigation: 3 years (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)