Paralegal

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;
· 3+ 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 negotiable and commensurate with experience. Only applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted. Please apply with Resume and cover letter to kathyconrad@clydepaul.ca

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 10/30/2020