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We are proud to be in the Career Directory as one of Canada’s best employers for new graduates.

At Soloway Wright, we are proud of the quality and dedication of our team of lawyers, office staff and students. From the time of the first partnership of Hyman Soloway and John Mirsky, we have believed in teamwork and collaboration for success.

If you are looking for a firm where teamwork is valued, where you can access a great breadth of experience and where community-building is a priority, we would love to meet you.

Please browse our current job openings in Ottawa and Kingston and send a copy of your CV in Rich Text Format (RTF) to info@solowaywright.com. If there are no posted opportunities that match your interests, feel free to submit your CV for future opportunities.

Soloway Wright is an equal opportunity employer and will work with and accommodate persons with disabilities throughout the entire selection process.

 

Senior Legal Assistant

Soloway Wright LLP seeks a Senior Legal Assistant to join its Litigation team supporting a Litigation partner and an associate in a busy practice.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating a variety of administrative procedures to ensure a high standard of quality and customer service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drafting correspondence and legal documentation including editing and quality assurance.
  • Coordinate external and internal communication including mail, e-mail, fax and telephone calls.
  • Address client inquiries and schedule appointments.
  • Maintain client files.
  • Prepare client files for closure and storage.
  • Preparation of accounts.
  • Preparation of mail and courier packages.
  • Coordinate and organize meetings, conference calls and maintain agendas (paper and e-calendars).
  • Coordinate travel arrangements.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in executive administration or as a law clerk.
  • Minimum five years of experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office.
  • Knowledge of ACL5, Prima Fact, and NetDocuments, an asset.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional presentation.
  • Experience preparing and editing correspondence.
  • Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and relevant practice directions.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize job tasks in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to respond effectively and professionally to changes in schedules and priorities.
  • Ability to ensure consistent attention to details.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to exercise discretion when dealing with sensitive information.
  • A positive, supportive and professional attitude.

Excellent benefits package available.  Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply for this position, please email or fax your resume to:  Kelly Chapman, email: info@solowaywright.com

 

Real Estate Clerk

Soloway, Wright LLP seeks a full-time Real Estate Clerk to join its team supporting the firm’s senior real estate clerks. The successful candidate will provide excellent client service and will have graduated from a law clerk program or have acquired an equivalent combination of work experience and education.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Opening/closing of files.
  • Preparation of accounts and client billings.
  • Processing of payments.
  • Maintaining an active filing system.
  • Managing of undertakings.
  • Drafting electronic documents in the Teraview system and obtaining parcel registers (i.e. PINs) per the clerks’ instructions.
  • Registration of documentation in Teraview, and Conveyancer.
  • Scheduling of appointments and attending to the delivery and receipt of closing documents, and proceeds.
  • Assisting with the preparation of sale documents, and private mortgage transactions in Conveyancer and Teraview.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a law clerk diploma or equivalent combination of work experience and education.
  • Experience in builder transactions, an asset.
  • Working knowledge of Registry/Land Titles procedures.
  • Basic understanding of Teraview, Conveyancer,
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to handle a high volume of files in a proficient and efficient manner.
  • Ability to work independently in a team atmosphere.
  • Confident and dependable with excellent interpersonal and client service skills.
  • Ability to multi-task to meet competing deadlines in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Excellent benefits package available.  Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply for this position, please email or fax your resume to:  Kelly Chapman, email: info@solowaywright.com

 

Corporate Legal Assistant

Soloway, Wright LLP seeks a Corporate Legal Assistant to join its team supporting both our corporate clerks and lawyers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist junior corporate lawyers on day-to-day basis
  • Act as point of contact and field incoming inquiries from clients, outside counsel and staff.
  • Document preparation and support for corporate transactions.
  • Perform meeting management functions including, scheduling appointments and booking boardrooms.
  • Coordinate external and internal communication including mail, e-mail, fax and telephone calls.
  • Respond to client inquiries, as required and instructed.
  • Maintain client files.
  • Docket time entries.
  • Preparation of accounts.
  • Assist with other projects and support corporate department as required.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year of experience as a corporate legal assistant.
  • Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate or Diploma preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience using databases. Knowledge of CorpLink is considered an asset.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently within a small team environment.
  • Ability to exercise discretion when dealing with sensitive information.
  • A positive, supportive and professional attitude.

Excellent benefits package available.  Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, please email or fax your resume to:

Kelly Chapman

email: info@solowaywright.com

 

Real Estate Clerk

Soloway, Wright LLP seeks a full-time Real Estate Clerk to join its team. The successful candidate should be an experienced legal clerk with an extensive background in commercial and residential real estate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handling purchases and sales of various types of properties.
  • Reviewing agreements.
  • Conducting off-title enquiries and title searches.
  • Drafting closing documents, and prepare and register electronic documents etc.
  • Communicating effectively with clients, financial institutions, title insurance companies, land registry offices, municipalities and third parties.
  • Preparing emails, correspondence, authorizations and directions and various other documentation.
  • Handling all aspects of real estate transactions from beginning to end.
  • Supporting lawyers by assembling and organizing client file information.
  • Serving as a point of contact for clients by providing ongoing file updates.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ commercial and residential real estate experience.
  • Minimum of a law clerk diploma or equivalent combination of work experience and education.
  • Strong knowledge of Ontario real estate and related legislation (including Condominium Act, Registry Office, Tarion, Land Titles, Planning Act, HST and LTT legislation, regulations, bulletins, forms, precedents and procedures).
  • Ability and desire to work independently, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and take responsibility for work and manage multiple client files.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong problem-solving skills.
  • A willingness to learn, grow and embrace our client-centric model for legal services.
  • Must have experience with and knowledge of Conveyancer, Teraview, Word, Excel and Outlook. Proficient in web-based communications.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.

Excellent benefits package available.  Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply for this position, please email or fax your resume to:  Kelly Chapman, email: info@solowaywright.com

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