Legal Assistant - Real Estate Litigation

Job number: 20-0402P(1)
Employment type: Permanent Full Time
Ville: Montreal
Employment status: open

Description

 

LEGAL ASSISTANT - REAL ESTATE LITIGATION

Do you enjoy working in real estate law and have a keen interest in litigation procedures? Here is an excellent opportunity for a litigation assistant or an entry-level assistant who would like to be trained by a seasoned professional!

Located in downtown Montreal, our client, a small boutique law firm specializing in real estate litigation, is seeking a legal assistant to support a lawyer who is eager to train them.

Apply now!

 

YOUR ROLE

As a Legal Assistant in real estate law, you will assist a lawyer in his daily practice. Among your responsibilities, your tasks will include:

  • Prepare letters and lengthy legal documents in the field of real estate law such as commercial leases, acquisitions, deeds of sale, etc;
  • Prepare the usual litigation procedures in the field of real estate and banking law;
  • Manage deadlines, calculate and register on the agenda;
  • Assist with the organization of out-of-court examinations;
  • Carry out searches in various records/registers such as the land registery, RDPRM, etc.;
  • Manage the lawyers' agenda and ensure timely follow-ups;
  • Coordinate meetings with various stakeholders (clients, lawyers, opposing parties, etc.);
  • Organize the logistical aspects of lawyers' travel;
  • Correct and update documents and correspondence to ensure that they comply with legal procedures and grammatical usage;
  • Open, file physical and electronic documents, follow-up and organization of files;
  • Perform administrative tasks as needed.

PREREQUISITES
  • DVS in secretarial studies or DCS or any other combination of training and relevant experience;
  • Minimum experience of approximately one year as a Legal Assistant;
  • Experience in litigation, an asset;
  • Good bilingualism, spoken and written;
  • Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Strong organizational and priority management skills;
  • Autonomy, thoroughness and attention to detail;
  • Professionalism and dynamism.  

 

This position is of interest to you?

Please send us your application to cv@groupemontpetit.com, mentioning the reference number 20-0402P(1).

*Please note only candidates meeting the job requirements will be contacted and that interviews will be conducted virtually. We thank you for your collaboration.

 





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