Commercial Transaction Paralegal
Permanent Full-Time Position
Downtown Edmonton

Our Edmonton office is seeking a Commercial Transaction Paralegal who will be responsible to provide paralegal and administration support, as follows:

Position Responsibilities
• Act for sellers, buyers and developers for commercial real estate transactions and construction loans
• Act for lenders in commercial loans, including real estate, bank and other financings
• Act for corporate and other borrowers with respect to commercial financing transactions, including for limited and other partnerships,   individuals, trusts, etc.
• Review and prepare drafts of purchase and sale agreements, closing documents, leases and loan documents
• Conduct and review due diligence searches including title, survey, financing and address any closing matters
• Draft correspondence and a variety of legal documents via dictation, written, verbal, etc.
• Manage workflow for team of lawyers
• Preparation of accounts and time entry
• General administrative tasks including office and file management

Position Qualifications
• Post-secondary education from a recognized Paralegal program
• Minimum five (5) years of relative experience
An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered
• Experience with land titles documents and encumbrances, as well as how to obtain documents from lender’s website
• Experience with Worldox, Elite, CORES, PPR and SPIN would be an asset
• Residential real estate experience would be an asset
• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office programs
• Must speak, read and write English fluently

To thrive in this challenging and diverse role you will embrace variety and have excellent communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills, while displaying a desire and ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships.

Sound like a good fit? Applicants may submit their cover letter and resume to HREdmonton@parlee.com. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.