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Paralegal

  • Parajuriste / Technicien juridique
  • Toronto
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    3+ Years
    Intermediate
    Toronto
    32033

Kareyn Gauthier

Conseillère séniore, recrutement, division support

(416) 807-6424

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Toronto 3 + Years

Paralegal

Our client, an up and coming, fast growing, financial company offering an array of Financial & Real Estate Services, is looking to add a Paralegal to their team.

Benefits:

  • Licencing and Insurance Fees
  • 15 Days Paid Vacation Days/Lieu Time
  • 3 Paid Employee Emergency Flex Days
  • Quarterly Bonuses
  • Group Benefits
  • Weekly ongoing Professional Development
  • Quarterly Employee Social Events
  • Complimentary Friday Lunch
  • Daily Snacks and Beverages
  • Time off For Birthdays & Employee of the Month
  • Summer Hours
  • Commencing January 1, 2024, a 4-day work week

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the in-house Legal function in accordance with the Company’s expectations
  • Handle all aspects of litigation on behalf of the Company in Small Claims Court and Tribunals, including the drafting and filing of legal documents and attending hearings as the Company’s legal representative
  • Handle all aspects of enforcing court judgments against various parties including garnishment of wages and seizure and sale
  • Provide structure, cadence, pace, and direction to the legal function
  • Manage legal projects from start to finish in the following areas: Property Management, Real Estate, Contracts and Civil Litigation
  • Report jointly to the President & Vice-President
  • Have daily interaction with other key stakeholders and clients and 3rd party lawyers
  • Perform legal and records research
  • Work with skip tracing and legal servicing company
  • Prepare written reports and correspondence, and draft legal documents including agreements, minute book, contracts, and legal memoranda
  • Check and edit legal forms and documents for accuracy
  • Build and maintain databases and files, and maintain our legal database
  • Co-ordinate legal activities such as document delivery, execution of documents, etc.
  • Carry out expert legal studies, research and technical analysis, and act as the resource person for delivering solutions and action plans upon management approval
  • Ensure confidentiality of all company & client information
  • Assist with other clerical duties such as: data entry, archiving & maintaining company records
  • Assist with legal administrative work with our affiliated Real Estate Legal Division as needed, in the event of absences or work overflow

Qualifications:

  • Must have the ability to work well and in sync with a type A personality leader that is assertive, goal oriented, time consciousness, high energy, fast paced, positive and highly deadline oriented
  • Must be flexible to come in early or stay late with little or no advance notice when office is busy
  • Must possess a valid Paralegal License and be in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario
  • Must have a minimum of 3+ years’ experience in a Paralegal role, ideally with a blend of full-service law firm and in-house experience (payment industry experience considered an asset)
  • Must have substantial experience with proceedings at the Landlord and Tenant Board and Small Claims Court
  • Minimum College Diploma in Paralegal studies, and a bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of legal research techniques, legal principles, practices, and provincial and federal laws
  • Relevant computer software knowledge and experience
  • Ability to work well as a team player and independently; proactive and flexible; adaptable to change; comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and with multiple and shifting priorities
  • Must have excellent technology skills and advanced in using all Microsoft Suite Software’s including, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.

More about the role:

  • 2-year full time-contract with permanent status available after fulfillment
  • Position includes up to a 44-hour work week
  • Must own and have full access to a vehicle
  • Mandatory attendance at the Company’s Annual Events

For more information or to submit your CV to kgauthier@zsa.ca reference #32033

Critères : En entreprise, Intermédiaire
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