Ogilvie LLP currently has an opening for a full-time Real Estate Legal Assistant (Junior) who enjoys working in a busy and challenging work environment.

This is a junior Legal Assistant position, which will support Real Estate Legal Assistants and the Real Estate group. This opportunity is perfect for someone who is eager to learn and develop their career at our firm.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Working in supporting Real Estate Legal Assistants and Lawyers on sales, purchases, and other real estate transactions
  • Liaise with Lawyers and other Legal Assistants in firm regarding coordination of requests
  • Diarize and track deadlines. Following up with Legal Assistants and Lawyers on tasks
  • Handle a variety of daily administrative tasks
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines
The ideal candidate will have the following background, skills and experience:

Education and Experience

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited legal assistant program
  • Real Estate experience preferred

Skills

  • High professionalism and the ability to respect confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Be able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Internal and external customer service skills
  • Self-starter who takes initiative
  • Reliable and accountable
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as within a team environment

Technical Skills

  • Must have a strong base in MS Excel, Word, Outlook
  • ACUMIN knowledge an asset
  • Worldox knowledge an asset
  • Lawyer Done Deal knowledge an asset

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a positive work
environment. The successful candidate may be eligible for a signing bonus. Please apply in confidence by submitting your resume (including months and years of employment history) and cover letter to HR@ogilvielaw.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.