Commercial Real Estate and Financial Services Paralegal

By | April 28, 2021


Job Description:MLT Aikins LLP is an expertise-based, full-service law firm of more than 240 lawyers serving clients across Western Canada from offices in Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver. Our Winnipeg office is currently looking for an experienced Paralegal to join our Real Estate team. This is a full-time position required to meet client and transactional deadlines performing paralegal work related to all aspects of commercial real estate and financial services transactions, together with due diligence in connection with commercial transactions. The successful candidate will be expected to work independently under the supervision of a lawyer. Responsibilities include: · Prepare real estate transactional and conveyance documents, including, transfers, caveats, purchase and sale agreements, mortgages, PPSN’s, refinancing related documents, liens, leases and all related documentation · Conduct and review of public office searches, including, Property Registry / Land Titles Offices, Municipal Tax, Personal Property Registry (“PPR”), Bankruptcy, Bank Act, Companies Office, Sherriff’s Office, Courts of Queen’s Bench, municipal work orders, zoning, workplace safety, environmental, employment and utilities · Performing and compiling additional due diligence searches (directed at entity, premises and other) · Drafting due diligence search result summary reports · Submission of real estate transactional and conveyance documents including easement and subdivision plans for filing at Property Registry Offices · Drafting financing documents including Assignment of Rents, General Security Agreement, Officer’s Certificate, Authorizing Resolutions and supporting documents for commercial transactions · Prepare a variety of corporate/commercial documents including agreements associated with the purchase and sale and/or the financing of real property · Prepare “PPR” registrations and draft PPR reports to lenders · Analysing and drafting trust conditions for review by supervising lawyer · Maintain and organize schedules of closings · Manage all incoming and outgoing funds including calculation of requisition of funds for closing, mortgage financing and other requirements · Prepare correspondence · Attend to file openings, review conflict searches · Prepare Statement of Accounts as necessary · Maintain client communications and where necessary act as primary and independent contact with clients, brokers, and other counsel · Produce reports as necessary, including mortgage reports to lenders · Write routine correspondence Qualifications: · Graduate of an accredited legal program · Previous working experience in the areas of Commercial Real Estate and Commercial Financing and/or Refinancing work · Attention to detail especially as it relates to document drafting and proofreading skills · Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently with minimal supervision · Working knowledge of computer skills and electronic platforms required to perform related tasks such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook · Ability to prioritize and organize work to meet client-driven and transactional deadlines · Excellent verbal and written communication skills If this sounds like you, please submit your resumé and cover letter We thank all applicants for their interest in MLT Aikins LLP, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Job ID: 42640152
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