Intermediate Conveyancer

Ratcliff LLP
Published
September 19, 2022
Location
#500 - 221 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, Canada
Category
Job Type

Description

Ratcliff LLP is the North Shore’s oldest and largest law firm located in the lower Lonsdale area near the seabus terminal.  Ratcliff is a leader in providing a full range of legal services to clients in the local community, throughout the Lower Mainland and beyond.

Position Description

Our firm is currently seeking a full time paralegal/legal assistant to join our Real Estate team.  This role will have responsibility for handling all real estate matters, including:

  • Managing residential and commercial sales, purchases, mortgages, and administration files independently or as required by the firm’s real estate lawyers.
  • Resort (including fractional) real estate transactions.
  • First Nations real estate transactions.
  • GST registrations.
  • Prepare and draft all legal documents, correspondence, and accounts required for completion of the real estate transactions.
  • Liaise with clients, financial institutions, counsel, and other external parties as needed.
  • All related reporting and billing.

Position Requirements

The candidate would have the following background, skills and experience:

  • Graduate of a Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal program.
  • 4 + years of legal experience in a Real Estate Department.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to independently manage a file from beginning to end.
  • A self-directed working style, but also an ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong computer skills are essential (Outlook, MS Word/Excel, EsiLaw, BC Online, MYLTSA).
  • Meticulous attention to detail and getting things right.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong administration and organization skills.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • A high level of professionalism while working closely with lawyers, staff and clients.
  • Working knowledge of ProSuite or other similar conveyancing software.

Competitive salary and benefits program.  Salary will commensurate with experience. 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@ratcliff.com.