Bilingual Legal Assistant

FNF Canada - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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FNF Canada, a division of Fidelity National Financial, is one of the country’s largest providers of title insurance and ancillary services. With our continued growth in Canada, we are seeking a Bilingual Legal Assistant on a for our Westmount office in Quebec on a contract basis for approximately 6 months.

The ideal candidates will possess real estate experience in a busy law firm or related environment. They must work well under pressure as well as under minimal supervision, and have the ability to deal with difficult situations with tact and diplomacy. The candidates must also be very organized, have excellent time management skills and display a positive attitude.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Deal with any problems or requirements that must be addressed and answered prior to processing such as: notes file, discharge statements, title issues, additional documents, title in maiden name, title in only one name and applicants, executions against same or similar names, etc.
  • Deal directly with lender, broker, law firms and client to resolve issues.
  • Review documents with clients and process documentation for signing once all issues have been resolved.
  • Complete and verify all mortgage information with client
  • Prepare documents, attach necessary lender documents
  • Prepare document packages and forward to signer
  • Request funds from lender
  • Receive confirmation of proceeds from lender
  • Prepare Statement of Receipts and disbursements

Qualifications:

  • Must be fully bilingual in both written and verbal French and English
  • College diploma in a related field
  • 1-2 years’ experience in preparing legal documents such as transfers, mortgages and document generals
  • Law firm background is an asset
  • Must be very organized and have excellent time management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a Team environment
  • Client-service orientated with a professional telephone manner
  • Ability to work flexible hours

We thank all candidates for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Contract