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Corporate/Commercial Legal Assistant *NEW*

Posted: Monday February 27th, 2023
Closing Date: Friday March 31st, 2023

Our client is one of the top firms in Edmonton and they have an opening in their corporate/commercial department for a highly skilled and enthusiastic legal assistant. The right candidate will have at least 5 years of corporate/commercial experience, be exceptionally organized, able to manage multiple priorities for a busy Partner and be a great team player.

In this diverse position your day will be challenging as you work on:

  • Commercial contracts, lease agreements, share purchase agreements, loan documents, and various other complex legal documents requiring great attention to detail
  • Preparing Statements of Adjustment
  • Organizing and preparing closing books
  • (paper/electronic)
  • Handling post-closing documents, receipting payments,
  • reporting documents
  • Preparing accounts, posting time, receipting payments
  • Performing dictation, draft general correspondence;
  • opening/closing files, conflict checks organizing files, filing, photocopying,
  • Managing lawyer calendars and appointments
  • Liaison with clients, courthouse and other parties
  • Working knowledge of residential real estate; preparation of documents; ability to work with or assist the conveyancing paralegal  

In addition to experience with the above you will have the following qualifications:

  • Certification in APPRES or extensive PPR search experience is an asset
  • Experience working with Land titles and S.P.I.N.
  • Knowledge of Minute Books and corporate structures
  • Excellent Microsoft Word and Outlook skills
  • Legal Assistant Diploma from a recognized College/University (an asset)

The successful candidate will be:

Very organized and reliable
Able to work independently
Detail orientated with the ability to work under tight deadlines
Able to collaborate with other team members
Great communicator and client centric
Flexible approach to assisting a practice and shifting priorities to meet needs 

If you are a qualified candidate who is interested in learning more about this role, please email to find out more about it.

At Urban Legal Recruitment we guarantee discretion and confidentiality.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.