Robert Half Legal Law Clerk in Toronto, Ontario

Our client is seeking a Residential Real Estate Paraprofessional (Law Clerk/Paralegal) to join the Real Estate Department in their Guelph office. Primary Duties: - Complete residential transactions from beginning to end, potentially including: purchases, sales; multi residential; condo; and builder unit sales; - Read and interpret title and off title searches including identifying requisitions and responses to requisitions; - Draft, organize and coordinate signature of all necessary closing documents including transaction documents, prepare or review closing agenda, complete status reports, final reports and following up of post-closing matters; - Manage a large workload volume with competing deadlines; - Manage and meet strict deadlines; - Problem solve and make recommendations for solutions, with minimal supervision; - Other duties as assigned. Required Skills and Knowledge: - Minimum of 5 years' experience in a Real Estate law clerk role within a legal environment; - Solid understanding of current legal terminology; - Strong organizational and time management skills; - Proficient ability to multi-task and handle competing deadlines and demands; - Ability to work independently, exercise initiative and follow instructions with minimal direction and supervision; - Ability to work well within a team environment; - Superior communication skills and strong ability to adapt communication style, as necessary, when communicating with clients and other team members; - Ability to communicate in a professional manner with clients, opposing parties, third-parties and other team members; - Strong computer skills including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, Teraview and Conveyancer; and - Ability to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative. In order to be considered, the candidates must have a strong work ethic, exceptional communication and organizational skills, the ability to work independently and the willingness to contribute to the team. This individual has a professional attitude, is responsive, intelligent, resourceful, and has great client services skills. This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful, growing law firm with a competitive starting salary and full benefits package. For more information, please contact Kim Goldstone at ALL INQUIRIES ARE STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL.

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

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Req ID: 05090-0010001064

Functional Role: Legal General Office Clerk

Country: Canada

State: ON

City: Toronto

Postal Code: M5H 3S1

Compensation: $85,000.00 to $95,000.00 per year

Requirements: Real Estate - Commercial, Legal Files, Real Estate - Residential