Real Estate Paralegal (6 month term) - Experienced
Walsh LLP - Calgary, AB

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Experienced Real Estate Paralegal (6 month term)
Walsh LLP – Calgary, AB

Walsh LLP is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic individual for the role of Real Estate Paralegal. Minimum of 5 years of experience in real estate law and closing real estate transactions is absolutely essential.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare closing documents for residential sale, purchase and mortgage transactions
  • Maintain and organize client files
  • Draft and prepare all other correspondence, reporting letters, and legal documents
  • Receive funds from other law firms on behalf of clients
  • Receive new contracts and open files
  • Receive funds and deposit to trust accounts
  • Other administrative tasks, as required

Educational Requirements

  • Professional legal assistant training

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in real estate law and closing real estate transactions

Skill Requirements

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Experience with corporate records database, preferably Emergent
  • High initiative, self-motivated with a can-do and positive approach
  • Proven professionalism and adherence to confidentiality
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Experience in finance management
  • Multi-tasking skills are essential
  • Ability to follow direction and take initiative

Key Interfaces

  • Bank personnel responsible for financing and discharges
  • Other legal assistants at external law firms
  • Firm clients including purchasers and builders

Working Conditions

  • Visual Stress - extended periods of time spent at a desk viewing computer monitor
  • Occasional overtime as required
  • Mental stress – managing clients or other law firm staff in sensitive situations
  • Last minute/urgent jobs come up often, tight deadlines are a regular occurrence
  • Downtown Calgary based office

We thank you for your interest in this position. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Walsh LLP is a full-service law firm based in Calgary. For more than 50 years, Walsh LLP has been an integral part of the Alberta legal...