Law Clerk

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The Law Clerk is responsible for supporting our legal team and operational business units on various real estate and litigation matters. This role will also be accountable for assisting the General Counsel & Corporate Secretary on various corporate/commercial matters, including document drafting and corporate filings.

  • Administration and maintenance of Community Trust’s real estate litigation portfolio within the Company’s trust department under the oversight of the General Counsel, including diarizing timelines, reviewing and summarizing court documents and submissions, including statements of claim and statements of defence, preparing affidavits, and providing other support as required
  • Responsible for drafting client correspondence and the preparation of various legal documents
  • Liaise with external counsel and clients
  • Create monthly litigation status reports
  • Assist with the development of policies and procedures
  • Prepare and submit corporate filings (including extra-provincial filings)
  • Assist the General Counsel with other tasks as required from time to time

Qualifications Required

  • 3 to 5 years of real estate litigation experience with a recognized law firm
  • Strong understanding of real estate documentation and litigation processes
  • Knowledge of a trust company business would be an asset
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Superior administrative and organizational skills
  • Experience with Teranet
  • Formal law clerk education is preferred

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