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Legal Assistant - Banking and Real Estate

  • Job number: 19-0279P(1)
  • Employment type: Permanent Full Time
  • City: Montréal
  • Department: Administrative clerks
  • Employment status: Open

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LEGAL ASSISTANT - BANKING AND REAL ESTATE

You like working in real estate law, have a strong interest in litigation procedures and want to join the ranks of a globally recognized law firm? We have a great opportunity for you!

Our client, a law firm with an excellent reputation in the legal community, is looking for a Legal Assistant to support two lawyers, including a partner, in their banking and real estate litigation practice. In addition to being located in the heart of downtown Montreal, close to public transportation, shops and restaurants, this top employer offers a competitive salary and a good range of benefits.

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YOUR ROLE

As a Legal Assistant in banking and real estate law, you will assist two lawyers in their daily practice.

Among your responsibilities, your tasks will include:

  • Prepare letters and large 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 interrogations;
  • Search various records such as Land Register, RDPRM, etc.;
  • Manage the lawyers' agenda and ensure timely follow-up;
  • Establish contacts to coordinate meetings with various stakeholders (clients, lawyers, opposing parties, etc.);
  • Organize the logistics of the lawyers' travel;
  • Correct and update documents and correspondence to ensure that they comply with legal procedures and grammatical usage;
  • Manage the opening, the paper and electronic filing, the follow-up and organization of files;
  • Perform administrative tasks as needed.
PREREQUISITES
  • DEP in secretarial studies or DEC or any other combination of training and relevant experience;
  • Minimum of approximately two to five years of experience as a Legal Assistant;
  • Good bilingualism, spoken and written;
  • Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Strong organizational skills and good management of priorities;
  • Autonomy, thoroughness and attention to detail;
  • Professionalism and dynamism;
  • Team worker, good interpersonal skills and proactivity.

EMPLOYER

The employer we represent is a prominent law firm located in downtown Montreal. Providing a dynamic and professional working environment, the offices are easily accessible by public transport.

This position is of interest to you?

Please send us your application to:  cv@groupemontpetit.com , mentioning the reference number: 19-0279P(1).



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