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Paralegal

Location: 

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Date:  Jan 1, 2021

Want to join one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and a firm that is proud to be named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers?

 

This is an opportunity for you to join the world’s largest law firm, a firm that offers opportunities to build your career while growing your skills and deepening your expertise.

 

Do you have experience in the area of land development, specifically with project work for land acquisition and developments? Do you have a strong understanding and knowledge of the requirements for filing with the BC Land Title Office? Are you a proactive, friendly team player that enjoys this type of work and delivers on projects?

 

This Real Estate Paralegal position in our Vancouver office could be the perfect role for you!

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate complex subdivision (including leasehold, strata and airspace and subdivision) and other Land Title Office Filings 
  • Draft correspondence and legal documents with respect to large-scale commercial and residential land development matters, including a variety of agreements and private arrangements, municipal covenants, rights of way and easements
  • Administer and manage commercial and residential real estate conveyancing files
  • Dealing with resolutions such as Strata resolutions
  • Execute and review title and off-title due diligence searches
  • Register title and security documents in LTO and other government agencies
  • Prepare and review purchase and sales contracts, deposits, payout statements, discharge documents and reports • Prepare and file electronic filing applications for registration of documents and plans
  • Draft reporting letters
  • Communicating with vendors, purchasers, financial institutions, clients, realtors, other counsels and municipalities as needed
  • Be a resource person, for both departmental staff and clients, on technical real estate and land title office practices and procedures
  • Manage and communicate with clients on real estate and LTO matters generally

 

Requirements

  • Paralegal certification with at least 7 years of experience working in the area of land development
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of the requirements for filing with the BC Land Title Office
  • Seasoned communication skills both written and verbal 
  • Able to work effectively independently and to contribute within a highly collaborative, team environment
  • Able to exercise good and sound judgment
  • Proven track record of handling various deadlines in an organized manner in a fast-paced environment ever changing environment
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong team player, able to build effective relationships with key internal clients, as well as with other colleagues in the department;
  • Strong technical skills and knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point), Adobe, BCOnline and myLTSA

 

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

Equal Opportunity Statement

Inclusion and diversity (I&D) are fundamental to who we are at Dentons Canada and essential to the success and strength of our firm. Our forward-thinking, inclusive culture promotes and supports the professional development of our diverse talent, the leading services we offer to our clients, and positive social change. As a testament to our commitment to I&D, we are recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employer’s for 10 consecutive years (2011-2020) and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2020).

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. 

To support and embrace your diverse skillsets, talents and experiences, 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.