Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

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Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

Winnipeg, MB

Permanent

Posted Date: 09/05/2022

Job ID: 9S11490322

Legal

Stacey Danley, Partner at David Aplin Group, has partnered with our client, a highly respected Winnipeg law firm to recruit for an experienced Paralegal to join their 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.

The Role:
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
  • Analyzing 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
The Ideal Candidate:
  • 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
Our client offers an industry-leading compensation plan including 100% employer-paid benefits and a flexible work schedule.

Job ID: 9S11490322

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.

David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is an employment agency specializing in finding top talent for exceptional organizations across North America. There are no fees to apply to our jobs or engage with our recruiters to find a new career. Companies hire us to help them grow their teams. Visit our website to learn more: www.aplin.com 

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