Legal Assistant, Commercial



  • Legal
  • Job Code: 9S97087267
  • Posted: August 08, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with one of Canada’s leading law firms, to recruit an intermediate Commercial Legal Assistant to assist a very busy Associate in their practice.

The right candidate will have at least 5 years of direct experience in commercial real estate transactions. This candidate must be exceptionally organized, and have the ability to manage multiple priorities and be a great team player.  The position requires the ability to work with tight deadlines and shifting priorities to meet client needs.

The Role:

  • General Administrative duties; calendar management, client correspondence, billings, scheduling of appointments and coordinating meetings
  • Maintaining and organizing client contacts, files, drafting general correspondence, letters, emails, opening/closing files, tracking timelines,  creating package for clients
  • Understands transactions and prepare under the direction of the lawyer, work closely with the paralegals who will generally run the transactions
  • Developing and maintaining filing systems (both hardcopy and electronic)
  • Liaise with clients, paralegals and other parties
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Commercial Real Estate
  • Formal Legal Assistant education an asset
  • Ideally understands the process of a sale
  • requiring great attention to detail 
  • Accurate and detail-oriented and possess sound judgment and initiative
  • Dedicated to providing quality service to clients 
  • Able to remain productive within a time-sensitive and fast-paced environment
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Suzanne Gosse, Consultant, Aplin Sales & Marketing. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-EDM


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Suzanne Gosse

Sales & Marketing / Legal Professionals



  • 780.229.2005

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