Real Estate Paralegal

McMillan LLP - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Your Next Opportunity

Would you like to be a part of Canada’s leading progressive Business Law firm?

McMillan has an opportunity for a full-time senior Real Estate Paralegal in our Montreal office. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Paralegal who is looking for a new and exciting challenge at a national law firm.

What You’ll Do

You will be working closely with our lawyers, Paralegals, Law Clerks and legal administrative assistants across Canada to deliver quality legal services to our clients and will be involved in a wide variety of legal tasks including:

Conducting, reviewing and reporting on title and off-title searches and other real estate related due diligence
Assisting lawyers with commercial transactions including drafting requisitions and documentation and assisting on closings
Assisting lawyers with financing transactions (lender/borrower sides) including drafting and filing/registering required documents
Assisting with mining searches and transactions
Preparing reporting letters in respect of transactions
Assisting generally with all matters relating to the Firm’s real estate practice, as well as with client development initiatives
Assisting with mentoring and training of other department members

What You Bring

You have established yourself as a key resource in your successful legal career and have excellent verbal and written communication skills, both in French and English. Your history includes a minimum of ten years of experience with at least two years at the senior level and extensive experience with commercial real estate and financing transactions. Knowledge of legal and technical procedures, statutes, regulations and applicable governmental practices is mandatory. You have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, are detail-oriented, able to effectively meet deadlines, work well independently and in a team setting and provide an exceptional level of client service. You embrace evolving technology and have strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel. Prior experience with Desksite, IntApp Time or similar document management and timekeeping software is required. Candidate must hold either a diploma as legal technician or be member of the Chambre des Notaires du Québec.

McMillan Offers You

Growth

Mentorship and Support

Training as Software Evolves

Commensurate Compensation and Benefits Package

Fun Work Environment

McMillan = You

Inclusion and diversity are essential elements of our culture at McMillan, which coincides with our core values of respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence. We are extremely proud to be one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People four years in a row.

At McMillan, we know we will achieve the most success by attracting and retaining the best talent, and by representing and supporting the communities from which we draw our members, the communities in which we live and work and the communities to which we provide legal services.

We are a law firm that prides itself in sustained quality and excellence in service while fostering a positive and collegial work environment, which nurtures mentoring, and inspires enthusiasm and professional excellence. We commit to putting our best efforts forward in achieving our goals, and the goals of our clients and to working with you to help you achieve your professional and career development goals.

Let’s get started

If you are interested in applying for this position and you reside in or around the Montreal area, please submit your resume and cover letter by clicking on the Apply Now button.

At McMillan we are committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities in our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please submit your accommodation request to us by email or contact us at 1.888.622.4624.