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The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Administrative and Clerical
Experienced
Full-time

Our Real Property team is seeking a Foreclosure and Residential Property Paralegal to join our Halifax Office. As part of our Real Property Team you will independently and effectively manage foreclosure sale transactions and provide residential transaction support to the team.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

As a Foreclosure and Residential Property Paralegal you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting in all aspects of foreclosure sale and residential property files including correspondence, listings, overseeing property management, attending to closings, insurance claims, reports and other documentation while maintaining both internal and external software and databases
  • Preparing necessary documents including deeds, HST certificates, adjustments, statutory declarations, final reports and other associated closing documents for both sales and purchases
  • Liaising with external parties including property managers, appraisers, real estate agents, purchasers, etc.
  • Conducting all accounting related processes for all property transactions, including liaising with financial institutions to obtain mortgage releases and to deposit closing funds

What you'll need

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following skill set:

  • The ideal candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education, with experience in a legal support role
  • Excel in a demanding, high-pace environment, be highly detail-oriented, and be flexible to changing priorities
  • Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and legal billing systems
  • Exceptional communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism
  • Working in a team environment, the successful candidate will be strong team player and have high personal integrity
  • Property experience will be considered an asset

We're looking for

Core Skills

Microsoft Office Foreclosure Paralegals Document Preparation Flexible to Change Excellent communication skills Team Player Comfortable working independently Integrity Attention to Detail and Accuracy

A little bit about us

McInnes Cooper

About MC

McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest business law firms in Canada. We serve clients across North America and abroad from six offices in Halifax, St. John's, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, and Charlottetown. With nearly 200 lawyers and over 250 professional resources, we are positioned to offer clients a range of legal and business services. We provide services to industry-leading clients in every major sector and with experience in all jurisdictions.

MC Culture

Collective Social Responsibility

We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort.

Pro Bono Legal Services

Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest.

Environmental Stewardship

Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environmental. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact.

Diversity & inclusion

We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents.

Our People

At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences.

This role offers an exceptional compensation package including a competitive salary, defined-benefit pension plan and Firm-paid health and dental benefits, Health Spending Account, Wellness Spending Account as well as Vacation, Personal & Sick Days.