Real Estate Law Clerk

Barriston Law - Barrie, ON (30+ days ago)

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At Barriston Law, we make a difference in the lives of our clients, communities and co-workers by cultivating positive connections every day. We deliver peace of mind as we serve our clients with results-driven legal advice.

Do you want to work for the first B-Corp certified law firm in Ontario and feel a sense of purpose in your work?

We have a challenging position available within our dynamic and growing firm for a Real Estate Law Clerk in our Barrie Office.

The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, pay keen attention to detail and have a clear understanding of the value in providing excellent client service. Working in a team environment with experienced Law Clerks, Assistants and Lawyers, he/she will be responsible for handling legal and administrative work related to real estate transactions. The successful candidate must have a solid working knowledge of title searching, conveyancing, and work extensively with Teraview. Corporate Commercial experience would be an asset. A great attitude and emphasis on client experience are a must.

Responsibilities include:

· The ability to work independently on all matters involving the preparation of standard and legal documents pertaining to real estate transactions; and

· Performance of administrative work related to files, including: opening of files, preparation of accounts and client billings, processing of payments, closing files and maintaining an active filing system.

· Preparing purchase and sale documents, and institutional and private mortgage transactions in Conveyancer and Teraview.

· Meeting with and interacting with clients and referral sources, placing a high value on relationship-building and exceeding expectations.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience as a Real Estate Law Clerk and be proficient in standard office software and equipment. Being a graduate from a recognized law clerk program is an asset. Excellent time management and computer skills are a pre-requisite. Program specific IT training will be provided through our in-house IT staff, as required, on an ongoing basis.

Please apply, including resume and cover letter.

Barriston Law values the benefits a diverse workforce brings to our practice. We strongly encourage applications from people of all genders, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, and people who identify with a disability. If we can offer you any accommodations through the hiring process please let us know. Additionally, if you have any suggestions on how we can make hiring more accessible please contact our Human Resources Department.

No telephone calls or agencies please.

We appreciate your interest in this position, however only successful candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: 2020-07-15

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Real Estate Law Clerk: 3 years (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No