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Careers

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.

 

Job Openings

Associate Lawyer (Real Estate)

Our firm is currently seeking a Real Estate Lawyer with at least two years of experience to join its real estate practice group.  You will be involved in all aspects of real estate transactions, condominium development and structuring and completing complex real estate and land development transactions on behalf of our clients.

The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • Strong professional and academic credentials.
  • Minimum two years of residential and/ or commercial real estate experience with a keen interest in transactional work.
  • Excellent drafting skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Excellent communication and networking skills.
  • Ability to balance competing demands and be self-motivated, innovative, and flexible.
  • Client focused.
  • A law degree from an accredited law school and must be a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.

 

Real Estate Clerk

Our Ottawa office is currently seeking an experienced Real Estate Clerk with 3+ years of experience in commercial and residential real estate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handle purchases and sales of various types of properties.
  • Review agreements.
  • Conduct off‐title enquiries and title searches.
  • Draft closing documents, and prepare and register electronic documents etc.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, financial institutions, title insurance companies, land registry offices, municipalities and third parties.
  • Prepare emails, correspondence, authorizations and directions and various other documentation.
  • Handle all aspects of real estate transactions from beginning to end.
  • Support lawyers by assembling and organizing client file information.
  • Serve as a point of contact for clients by providing ongoing file updates.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 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, take responsibility for work and manage multiple client files.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and 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

To submit your application, please email Kelly Chapman directly at info@solowaywright.com. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Soloway Wright LLP is an equal-opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.