Paralegal

Place : Montreal

Hire date : 09 Nov 2018

 

Position:    Paralegal
Status:   Temporary (1 year mandate/contract) / Full Time
Location:  Downtown Montréal
Annual Salary: According to Experience
Available: Immediately

 

Seize this unprecedented opportunity to use your talents in commercial real estate, as part of a dynamic organization that is known to be a leader in its field and for its entrepreneurial culture. If you like working in an exciting business environment while being appreciated for your ability for team work and your sense of responsibility, we would like to meet you.

 

Overview of Responsibilities

The selected applicant, who will report to the Manager of Legal Services, will provide constant support to our professionals in real estate transactions for the Corporate Accounts Department at the company’s head office in Montréal, working especially with the company’s lawyers.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Draft offers to lease, commercial leases, offers to purchase, sale agreements and related documents including amendments, subleasing agreements or assignments, renewals, expansions, notices, lifting of conditions, estoppels, correspondences, resolutions, etc.;
  • Ensure legal documents are signed in a timely manner and carry out related follow-ups;
  • Ensure documents comply with corporate clients’ demands;
  • Ensure documents comply with the company’s demands, always maintaining high-quality standards;
  • Prepare brokerage fee agreements, offers of services, confidentiality agreements, and ensure these documents are signed;
  • Prepare checklists to ensure all required clauses are included;
  • Carry out research and verifications pertaining to ownership titles analysis;
  • Analyze leases during due diligence process for property purchases;
  • Prepare documentation package to be sent to the buyer for due diligence process during a sale; 
  • Ensure documents for which you are responsible are completed;
  • Upon request, collaborate in drafting clauses for leases, lease models and other documents relating to transactions;
  • Ensure liaison between various in-house and external participants for all documents in which you are involved;
  • Take part in team meetings;
  • Provide support in any other projects you are entrusted with.

 

Qualifications and Conditions:          

  • Accredited paralegal
  • 6 to 8 years of experience in commercial real estate
  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • Excellent people skills and ability to work alone as well as within a team
  • Ability for addressing many files at a time while meeting tight deadlines relating to transactions, or complying with deadlines required by professionals
  • Autonomy and good sense of priorities
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Excellent writing skills, both in French and in English
  • Thorough, meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Skilled in all MS Office software
  • Ability to work in an open-plan office
  • A fondness for taking on new challenges

 

A career at Devencore will help you gain new ground

Founded in 1972, with national coverage, Devencore is the largest privately-owned corporate real estate brokerage and advisory firm in Canada. We offer comprehensive services that are specifically designed to ensure that all real estate decisions are supported by effective real estate strategies and professional execution.

Devencore’s strength lies in its ability to understand its clients’ objectives, react quickly to the client’s needs, yet providing creative and effective solutions that address any particular situation. Each and every member of Devencore systematically applies the principles upon which the Company’s philosophy is based, namely to fully use every available resource to best serve clients and satisfy their needs.

Devencore has offices in Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver, as well as affiliated offices in Calgary, Edmonton, Moncton, Halifax, Québec City and Victoria.

Send your resume, today, to our recruitment representative. 

 

Those interested in applying are welcome to submit their candidacy to:

Marta Simoes
Director of Talent and Human Resources
msimoes@devencore.com
Tel: 514-392-9398
Fax: 514-392-1346 

Only selected candidates will be contacted

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