Commercial Real Estate and Lending Paralegal


Job Description:COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE & LENDING PARALEGAL Vancouver, BCOPEN SALARY, based on experience ABOUT USSTRIVE is a Vancouver based recruitment firm offering recruitment solutions in the specialist areas of Accounting & Finance, Corporate Administration and Operations & Manufacturing. We are passionate about recruitment at STRIVE and commit to offering an upfront, genuine and consultative approach to everything we do – which is a big reason as to why we have been successful. Our proactive recruitment approach allows us to uncover high calibre professionals for niche, specialized and what are often regarded as “hard to fill” roles. THE ROLEWe are working with a client who is a well-known leader in real estate and business law including construction, insurance, infrastructure, and commercial litigation. Our client operates nationwide and we are currently we are looking for a Commercial Real Estate & Lending Paralegal for their location in Vancouver. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, an intermediate to senior legal professional that thrives on work that is both interesting and complex within a Solicitors practice. This role will be responsible for assisting the commercial real estate group in all aspects of its busy practice including drafting, reviewing, and analyzing contracts of purchase and sale, easements, rights of way, leases, subdivisions and strata plan filings, mortgages, loan and security documentation, disclosure statements and amendments thereto, conducting title/due diligence searches, and all other matters related to commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, development and financing. Responsibilities: Administers files from start to finish. Prepares documents with respect to acquisitions and sales of various types of commercial properties, financing and land development matters including preparing all acquisition loan and construction financing Responsible for Personal Property Registry registrations, amendments and discharges. Prepares and diarizes summaries of key transaction dates and conducts title and off-title due diligence searches. Drafts statutory right of ways, covenants, and easements. Reviews and process purchase and sales agreements, deposits and payouts. Prepares all internal documents relating to trust transactions. Prepares discharge of mortgages and reporting discharge particulars to purchasers legal representative. Prepares and finalize reporting letters and diarize key post-closings dates and tasks. Communicates with vendors, purchasers, financial institutions, clients, lawyers, brokers and others. Engages in direct phone and e-mail communications with clients and others Other administrative support as required in coordination with existing administrative assistants. Researches and interprets applicable legal and technical procedures, statutes and regulations Maintains confidentiality of the Firm, client, and employee information REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a Paralegal Diploma/Certificate from an accredited post-secondary institution. Minimum of 3 years experience as a Paralegal in a Solicitors practice Working computer knowledge including: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and Adobe Strong understanding of BC Land Title Office registration requirements and capability with e-filing including coordination of electronic meets. Working knowledge of various applicable databases i.e. BC Online, LTSA, municipal tax searches, etc. Knowledgeable in litigation matters relating to land (eg. claims of builders lien, certificates of pending litigation and judgments). Experience working with BC Housing would be an asset Experience with the Indian Land Registry System, the First Nations Land Registry System and the Self-Governing First Nations Land Register would also be an asset. Strong ability to run complex files independently Highly organized with an exceptional eye for detail and a high degree of accuracy Skilled in using technology and adapts to new technology well Excellent ability to work well in a team environment Excellent communication skills both verbally and written Exceptional time-management, follow up and organizational skills Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
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