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Legal Assistant - Property

Reference Number: AW9120282621

Date Posted: 06/21/2022

Country: Canada

Province: Nova Scotia

City: Dartmouth

Job Type: Permanent

Salary Range: $37,000+

Job Description

Legal Assistant - Property 


Drake International is proud to partner with our client who is a well-established, growing law firm located in Dartmouth, looking to add their next Legal Assistant - Property to join their dynamic team! 


As a successful Legal Assistant - Property, you are a highly attentive, and motivated Legal Assistant who will be joining our property team to facilitate full-cycle real estate transactions and work related to purchase, sale, refinance, and new home construction.



What we offer


  • A full-time, Monday to Friday, permanent position 
  • Competitive salary of $35K-$65K per year, dependent on the level of experience.
  • Competitive group medical benefits 
  • Paid Vacation 
  • Free Parking
  • Healthy Work-life environment


What you bring


  • Conducting client intake, conflict searches, and opening new client files;
  • Preparing documents for full-cycle real estate transactions, including for sales, purchases, and refinancing;
  • Completing final reports
  • Maintaining up-to-date client files (both paper and electronic);
  • Processing large volumes of documents and utilizing technology to store and organize files diligently;
  • Reviewing and prioritizing incoming mail, coordinating faxes, and drafting routine correspondence for lawyer review.
  • Booking client meetings and maintaining lawyer schedules and agendas.
  • Providing overall day-to-day support for lawyers; and,
  • Scanning documents for entry into Property Online.


Who you are

  • Graduate of a Paralegal diploma program or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Exceptional proofreading skills with the ability to notice and fix grammatical, typographical, spelling, diction, and formatting errors.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and follow instructions with minimal supervision.
  • Superior communication skills and the ability to deal directly with clients and debtors.
  • A propensity for contributing to a positive and collaborative culture.
  • Proven ability to manage time and demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a deadline-driven work environment.
  • Aptitude for critical thinking, problem-solving, and making sound judgment calls; and,
  • Adept at using technology such as Outlook and the full Microsoft Office Suite, and a talent for learning new computer programs quickly.



Apply now—we look forward to meeting you!


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PRO - Legal

Job Location:
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

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