Law Clerk/Legal Assistant

Maclaren Corlett LLP - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Maclaren Corlett LLP, an established and collegial firm located in downtown Ottawa directly on the new LRT route, has an immediate opening for a law clerk in the areas of business/corporate, wills and estates and real estate law.

The successful candidate will have:

  • College Degree and/or a minimum of 5 years related experience
  • Willingness to learn and ability to adapt quickly
  • Attention to detail and office procedures
  • Strong communication skills: oral and written
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and multitask efficiently
  • Strong ability to work in both a team environment and independently
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, PCLaw, Estate-a-base, The Conveyancer/Unity, and Teraview software would be an asset
  • Experience using dictation software would be an asset
  • Knowledge of Supreme Court of Canada rules and procedures and experience with Supreme Court of Canada Agency work would be an asset

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting of corporate articles, minutes and resolutions and maintenance of corporate records and registers, as well as preparing and filing electronic government forms on various websites
  • Drafting corporate/commercial agreements and related documentation
  • Drafting wills, powers of attorney, and related documents
  • Preparing applications for certificates of appointment of estate trustee and handling general administration of estates
  • Independently manage purchase, sale and refinancing files from beginning to end
  • Complete the closing of real estate transactions including coordinating the receipt of closing documents and funds and registration of documents
  • Preparing final reports and client invoices
  • Dealing with, and responding to client inquiries and providing excellent client service at all times
  • Performing miscellaneous clerical and administrative duties as required

Salary to be commensurate with experience.

We appreciate the interest of all candidates, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Law Clerk/Legal Assistant: 5 years (Required)


  • English (Required)