Corporate Commercial Legal Assistant

Urban Legal Recruitment
Full Time
Edmonton, AB
Posted 28 days ago
Job description
Our client is one of the top firms in Edmonton and they have an opening in their corporate/commercial department for a highly skilled and enthusiastic Legal Assistant. The right candidate will have at least 5 years of corporate/commercial experience, be exceptionally organized, able to manage multiple priorities for a busy Partner and be a great team player. In this diverse position your day will be challenging as you work on: Commercial contracts, lease agreements, share purchase agreements, loan documents, and various other complex legal documents requiring great attention to detail Preparing Statements of Adjustment Organizing and preparing closing books (paper/electronic) Handling post-closing documents, receipting payments, reporting documents Preparing accounts, posting time, receipting payments Performing dictation, draft general correspondence; opening/closing files, conflict checks organizing files, filing, photocopying, Managing lawyer calendars and appointments Liaison with clients, courthouse and other parties Working knowledge of residential real estate; preparation of documents; ability to work with or assist the conveyancing paralegal In addition to experience with the above you will have the following qualifications: Certification in APPRES or extensive PPR search experience is an asset Experience working with Land titles and S.P.I.N. Knowledge of Minute Books and corporate structures Excellent Microsoft Word and Outlook skills Legal Assistant Diploma from a recognized College/University (an asset) The successful candidate will be: Very organized and reliableAble to work independentlyDetail orientated with the ability to work under tight deadlinesAble to collaborate with other team membersGreat communicator and client centricFlexible approach to assisting a practice and shifting priorities to meet needs If you are a qualified candidate who is interested in learning more about this role, please apply!! At Urban Legal Recruitment we guarantee discretion and confidentiality. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Benefits: Company events Dental care Disability insurance Employee assistance program Extended health care Life insurance Paid time off Vision care Flexible Language Requirement: French not required Schedule: 8 hour shift Supplemental pay types: Overtime pay Experience: corporate commercial: 5 years (required) Work Location: One location

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