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Real Estate Paralegal
Job Title: Real Estate Paralegal
Closing date: August 27, 2021
Job ID: MLTA-000036

 
About Us
MLT Aikins LLP is a full-service law firm of more than 250 lawyers with a deep commitment to Western Canada and an understanding of this market’s unique legal and business landscapes. Based out of six key centres across the four western provinces, MLT Aikins is the only law firm to have offices in Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. As one of the 15 Largest Law Firms in Canada (Lexpert, American Lawyer Media), we have the bench strength and geographic scope to meet the increasingly complex needs of clients – from the personal concerns of individuals to the highly sophisticated and comprehensive requirements of major business enterprises.

Job Summary
Our Winnipeg office is currently looking for an experienced Paralegal to join our Real Estate team. Responsible for paralegal tasks related to all aspects of a residential real estate practice, this role helps us meet client and transactional deadlines. The successful candidate will work independently under the supervision of a lawyer.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Managing files from beginning to end of transactions including sales, purchases, refinances and closings
  • Preparing real estate transactional and conveyance documents, including transfers, caveats, mortgages, refinancing related documents, liens and all related documentation
  • Preparing PPR registrations and drafting PPR reports to lenders
  • Analyzing and drafting trust conditions for review by supervising lawyer
  • Maintaining and organizing schedules of closings
  • Managing all incoming and outgoing funds, including calculation of requisition of funds for closing, mortgage financing and other requirements
  • Attending to file openings and reviewing conflict searches
  • Preparing Statement of Accounts as necessary
  • Maintaining client communications and, where necessary, acting as primary and independent contact with clients, financial institutions, brokers and other counsel
  • Producing reports as necessary, including mortgage reports to lenders

Qualifications Include:
  • Graduate of an accredited legal program
  • Previous work experience in the area of residential real estate
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Proficiency with Conveyancer/Unity will be considered an asset
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Organization skills; demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to meet deadlines with excellent multi-tasking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate and strong client service skills

We Offer:
  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive coverage for health and wellness benefits
  • Access to group savings plans and investment options
  • Options for flexible work agreements and vacation coverage

Our Diversity Statement
MLT Aikins is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive and diverse work environment. Our principles of diversity, equity and inclusion creates a space for everyone to collaborate, allowing us to deliver excellent, and increasingly innovative, legal service to our clients. We encourage individuals of a diverse group to apply to our job postings when they become available.
 
If this sounds like you, please submit your resumé and cover letter to careers@mltaikins.com.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest in MLT Aikins LLP, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Position: Real Estate Paralegal
Organization: MLT Aikins LLP
Location: WINNIPEG,  MB 
Canada
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Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 9/1/2021
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Status: This listing expires on: 10/31/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
MLT Aikins LLP
Address:
30TH FLOOR, 360 MAIN STREET

WINNIPEG,  MB R3C4G1
Canada
Email:
sklassen@mltaikins.com
Phone:
Fax:
Contact:
SHERRY KLASSEN