Legal Assistant, Real Estate

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

BJRC Recruiting

Our Client

  • Is a large US-based full-service law firm.

Responsibilities

  • Support Real Estate and Real Estate Finance groups with administrative tasks and handling critical assignments promptly.
  • Operate office equipment including computer, word processor, typewriter, photocopier, and telephone.
  • Draft legal correspondence, memoranda, and documents.
  • Communicate with attorneys and clients via email, fax, and telephone.
  • Screen calls and take messages.
  • Manage incoming mail and ensure timely delivery of outgoing mail.
  • Open new files, conduct conflict of interest checks, and maintain client and general files.
  • Process bills, proofread, and edit proformas.
  • Enter attorney expenses for reimbursements.
  • Coordinate with support personnel to distribute workload effectively.
  • Manage attorney calendars, schedule conferences, teleconferences, and travel arrangements, and maintain deadline reminder systems.
  • Represent attorney by obtaining and conveying information, follow up on delegated tasks, and determine appropriate action or referral to attorney.


Requirements

  • Ability to proofread legal documents for grammatical, typographical, and spelling errors.
  • Perform basic arithmetic calculations for verifying forms and documents.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience to understand law office policies and produce accurate legal documents.
  • Strong organizational skills to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Effective interpersonal skills for communication with clients, attorneys, and staff.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Capacity to work under time constraints and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Work may involve high mental effort and occasional overtime exceeding 40 hours per week.

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