November.23.2021

Guild Yule is seeking a Lending and Conveyancing Paralegal

We are seeking an experienced Lending and Conveyancing Paralegal to join our team.

Responsibilities:

Conveyancing – Commercial and Residential

  • Finding relevant information, due diligence searches
  • Preparing purchase and mortgage documents, other documents for registration at Land Title Office
  • Registering transfers, mortgages and other documents at Land Title Office
  • Ordering payout statement on existing mortgage
  • Registering discharge of mortgage after completion
  • Reporting to Clients

Commercial Lending

  • Receiving bank instructions
  • Organizing and conducting due diligence searches
  • Gathering information to prepare documents such as commitment letter from bank and preparing checklist of related documents
  • Preparing documents
  • Sending documents for execution
  • Filing documents for registration at Land Title Office, Personal Property Registry and other registries
  • Checking documents are properly executed before sending back to the bank
  • Requisitioning of funds
  • Closing deals including receiving and payout of funds
  • Following up on discharges
  • Reporting back to the bank

Other Responsibilities

  • Preparing corporate documents such as incorporation organization documents including preparing share provisions
  • Assembling documentation related to amalgamations, extra-provincial registrations, re-organizations, acquisitions, continuances, leases, Section 85 rollovers, wills, powers and representation agreements, estate freezes, dividends and share redemptions, restorations, societies and non-profits, formation of partnerships, dissolutions, etc.
  • Putting together documents with and without firm precedents according to instructions and information provided by the Legal Professional and

information gathered through own research (examples include resolutions, minutes, and correspondence)

  • Reviewing documents prepared by Legal Professionals for general compliance with the related legislation
  • Researching, preparing and revising precedents and technical procedures checklist to ensure compliance with current legislation
  • Organizing small transactions and attends closings with Legal Professionals to oversee the execution of documents
  • Maintaining confidentiality of Firm, client, and employee information
  • Entering time, editing and preparing client invoices

Key Qualifications

  • Paralegal or Legal Assistant Diploma/Certificate plus minimum 3 years’ experience in Real Estate and Commercial Conveyancing as well as Commercial Lending, Corporate Commercial and Wills and Estates experience is also an asset

Key Skills

Advanced English vocabulary, spelling, and grammar; excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate clearly using discretion, tact and courtesy

  • Proficiency with computers including advanced MS Word, Excel and other relevant programs
  • Attending to registrations with the LTSA, PPR and other registries as well as conducting due diligence searches with various federal and provincial agencies

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program
  • Challenging and supportive work environment
  • Strong work/life balance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Casual Fridays and many  social opportunities

Please submit your cover letter and resume to hr@guildyule.com

We thank all that apply, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.