Experienced Real Estate/Wills & Estates Paralegal

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Experienced Real Estate/Wills & Estates Paralegal

Clyde Paul & Associates Inc., a small longstanding community based law firm, located in suburban Halifax has an immediate opening for a full time experienced paralegal to join our busy practice. The idea candidate will fill the role of a Real Estate and Will & Estates paralegal within our firm and work closely with the firm's lawyers in this role.

Functions and Qualifications:

* A positive attitude and work ethic;

* 5+ years work experience and paralegal diploma;

* Demonstrated experience in file management, document control and management of limitation diaries and lawyer’s schedules;

* Excellent skills with drafting documents and correspondence ensuring accuracy and timely completion;

* Must be comfortable interacting with and meeting clients in person and on the phone;

* Attention to detail;

* Must be able to display a high level of professionalism, confidentially and discretion in dealing with clients and other contacts;

* Self motivated;

* Ability to multitask and handle a fast paced environment with short deadlines;

* Ability to work overtime, when needed;

* LRA trained with the Land Registration Act, Regulations, Land Registration Manual and prescribed forms;

* Preparation of closing documents, Statement of Adjustments and Statement of Trust Summary;

* Facilitating full cycle Real Estate transactions and all related work including purchase, sale, refinance and new home construction;

* Experience with the probate process and forms for filing with the Court;

* Experience with preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney and Personal Health Care Directives;

This position is a permanent, full time position Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30. Salary and benefit negotiable and commensurate with experience. Only applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted. Please apply with Resume and cover letter to k.conrad@ns.sympatico.ca

Expiry Date: 
Thursday, June 28, 2018