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Legal Assistant (Calgary)

We are looking for a high energy, reliable individual to join our Real Estate department.

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service, organizational and communication skills. They will be a team player, be solutions focused and demonstrate a positive attitude.

Skills:

  • Be reliable, have a positive, “can-do” attitude, a strong work ethic, and a dedication to client service

  • Legal Assistant Diploma from a recognized institution

  • English verbal and written skills, any additional languages spoken considered an asset

  • Software knowledge including Outlook, Word, Adobe, Excel, and PowerPoint and a high level of comfort learning and using additional internal software

  • Conveyancing software skills, experience with Unity considered an asset

  • Detail oriented, discreet, and ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in a fast-paced environment

  • Open to taking on new tasks and be able to problem solve independently

  • A high desire to work in a collaborative, team dynamic

  • 3+ years experience in a real estate department considered an asset


Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and complete assigned real estate files from start to finish;

  • Conduct land titles, tax, PPR, and other relevant searches;

  • Communicate with clients, lenders, mortgage brokers, and realtors;

  • Prepare all relevant documents for signing;

  • Communicate with responsible lawyer regarding all aspects of file;

  • Bill files as needed;

  • Complete final reporting to client/lender; and

  • Provide administrative support on litigation matters.


If you feel you have the qualifications and attitude required to contribute to the growth and development of a forward moving mid-sized law firm, place forward your resume to Candice McKnight at cmcknight@gfslaw.ca.

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