Paralegal, Real Estate

Montreal, Quebec, CA

Jul 17, 2024

 

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Summary

Dentons’ Montréal office is currently seeking a paralegal to join our Real Estate group. This is a remarkable opportunity to become an integral part of our team, where a culture of collegiality and collaboration is at the heart of how we operate at Dentons. 

 

Responsibilities 

  • Conduct title searches and prepare draft title opinions and summary reports;
  • Perform searches in various registries, including the Land Registry, the Register of Personal and Movable Real Rights, the Mining Registry (GESTIM), the Registre du domaine de l’État, the Registraire des entreprises du Québec, Corporations Canada, and the Commission de la protection du territoire agricole;
  • Prepare draft deeds, including notices of lease, release, discharge and other related deeds;
  • Analyze certificates of location and review attached plans;
  • Review title opinions prepared by other firms;
  • Communicate with title insurers and obtain insurance commitments;
  • Conduct off-title searches;
  • Prepare registration slips, manage deeds registration and conduct follow-up, including verifications following the registration in the Land Registry. 

 

Requirements

  • College diploma in paralegal technology or diploma in notarial law;
  • Minimum 8 to 10 years of experience as a paralegal in real estate law or as a title search specialist; 
  • Ability to ensure accuracy and meet deadlines;
  • Exhibit composure and effectiveness when working under pressure;
  • Team player;
  • Excellent level of bilingualism (English/French).

 

*We thank all applicants who apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

At Dentons we are committed to offering equitable and competitive pay, we achieve this by aligning internal salary ranges for specific roles to similar positions in the external market. In the normal course, our practice is to hire, transfer and promote employees within the entry part of our range, adjusting as needed based on the prior experience, skills and competencies required for the role along with any market differentials.  Rest assured the full salary range is competitive and within the range paid for similar positions in the external market.  
 
Recognizing our exceptional talent means providing a comprehensive total rewards package beyond a competitive salary. We have prudently curated our employee benefits portfolio to offer inclusive and comprehensive wellbeing and developmental programs for our people. With extended benefits and mental health plans, paid time off, savings plans, fitness subsidy, parental leave top up and more, our benefits are flexible, aligned to our core values and supports the various needs of our people. Additionally, our personal and professional development programs include people networks, mentorships, and leadership series programming to help people grow their career. 
 
Note: Availability of the benefits and perks may be subject to your location and employment type and may have certain eligibility requirements. Dentons reserves the right to alter these programs and offerings in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Statement

At Dentons Canada, inclusion, diversity and equity (ID&E) are not just ancillary values, they are foundational to our business. We believe that ID&E is essential to the shared success of our team and our clients. Our forward-thinking and inclusive culture supports the professional development of all our people, enhances the leading services we offer to our clients, and informs our commitment to make a positive impact in the communities where we live and work. As a testament to our commitment to ID&E, we have been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employer’s for 12 consecutive years (2011-2022), as well as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2022) for the fifth time.

Dentons Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome your application. All employment decisions, including hiring, will be made without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, creed, disability, ethnic origin, family status, gender assigned at birth, gender identity, marital status, place of origin, race, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable human rights legislation.

We are committed to providing you with an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible workplace to support your success. Should you require accommodation during the recruitment process, for example as a result of a disability, please contact us at careers.canada@dentons.com.