Essential Functions:

  • The primary responsibility of this position involves all facets of commercial real estate transactions including sales, purchases, financings and leasing
  • Direct contact with firm clients and transaction counsel
  • Assist with various real estate structures including joint ventures, limited partnerships and trusts 
  • Organize deal closings
  • Responsible for document preparation and filing, due diligence requests and organization, correspondence tracking and record keeping; organization of data sources
  • Maintain and oversee timelines and key dates for all aspects of file
  • Prepare accurate and timely Excel reports; large scale high volume data entry
  • Oversee flow of funds
  • Trust accounting; tracking of account details and billing
  • Adapt to changing workplace and deadline needs
  • Willing to work overtime when required

Qualifications:

  • Five years previous Paralegal, Real Estate experience required
  • Excellent Word and Excel skills
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Strong practice management skills and the capacity to think on your feet
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills, ability to work with various internal and external groups
  • Aptitude to organize and prioritize a busy desk under tight deadlines on large scale files
  • Self-starter and motivation; proficient in responding to everyday tasks with little supervision
  • Team player in a fast paced environment


All offers of employment are conditional upon the satisfactory verification of a Canadian criminal record check. Determination of the factors that constitute satisfactory verification is within the sole discretion of Bennett Jones.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Bennett Jones is committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our firm members.  Effective October 1, 2021, Bennett Jones will require all Firm members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in accordance with public health guidance, prior to entering the workplace, attending a firm sponsored event, attending at a client's workplace or travelling on firm business. Bennett Jones welcomes applications from all applicants, including applicants who may requires a specific accommodation because of a disability or another protected ground. Any applicant requiring accommodation during the application process should contact hrdeptcal@bennettjones.com.


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Details

Location
Calgary, AB

Employment Type
Full Time

Posted on September 20, 2021