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Careers at Minden Gross LLP - Join an Industry Leader

Minden Gross LLP is a well-respected mid-size law firm. We are large enough to offer firm members all the support, training, and services provided by the larger firms while at the same time providing a warm and congenial working environment.

We are currently looking to fill the following positions: 

Corporate Legal Assistant

We have an immediate opening for a Corporate Legal Assistant, with 5-10 years’ experience.  Knowledge of corporate statutes and practices, legal concepts and procedures, transactional experience and broad, but thorough knowledge of basic legal principals is essential for this role.

Summary of Duties:

As a Corporate Legal Assistant, you will be responsible for a wide variety of legal and administrative duties within the corporate sphere, supporting one or more Lawyers.

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Develop and maintain an efficient filing system for both electronic and hard copy files
  • Performance of full clerical, administrative and general office duties, including opening and closing files, entering dockets, preparing proformas, account letters, and invoices
  • Compose, transcribe, format, and proofread all documentation for grammar, spelling, and content accuracy
  • Assist with general practice management, including coordination of meetings, managing calendars, and making travel arrangements
  • Handle all related accounting procedures and any other administrative tasks as required

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a recognized college Law Clerk/Legal Administration diploma
  • Strong technical skills and proficient in Microsoft Office 2013, Document Management systems and experience in Corplink and Cyberbahn would be an asset
  • Have exceptional written and communication skills, are organized and meticulous with follow-up and details and is able to take initiative, prioritize and multi-task
  • Has the desire to manage a busy practice and thrives as a right hand in a team

If you take pride in the quality of your work, are client-service driven, and enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment, we invite you to forward your resume, including your salary expectations, to the Manager of Human Resources, Lorisa Merlin at lmerlin@mindengross.com. Please be certain to indicate “Corporate Legal Assistant” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Minden Gross LLP; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Minden Gross LLP is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.


Real Estate Assistant - 10 am - 6 pm

We have an immediate opening for a Real Estate Assistant, with 5-10 years’ experience

Summary of Duties:

As a Real Estate Assistant, you will be responsible for a wide variety of legal and administrative duties supporting one Partner, as a part of a team, dealing with all aspects of commercial real estate projects. This position works 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday, with frequent overtime.

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Must be experienced in commercial real estate, most specifically with: mixed-use developments, land development, industrial facilities, financings, builder sales and condominiums
  • Administrative detail with respect to accounting, opening and closing files, calendar management, diarizing closing dates, docketing and billings
  • Must have the ability to exercise responsibility for efficient carriage of real estate files from start to finish
  • Completion and preparation of legal documents, inclusive of closing documents / Reporting Letters
  • Reviewing Purchase and Sale agreements
  • Ordering Off-Title Searches
  • Requesting Title Searches from our in-house Conveyancer; reviewing the returned package inclusive of checking instruments, etc.
  • Preparing and responding to Requisition letters
  • Maintaining office files and records in accordance with firm procedures
  • Flag and anticipate potential problem issues and communicate these issues to the attention of the Lawyer(s) in charge

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a recognized college-level Legal Assistant/Law Clerk program, or equivalent work experience
  • 5-10 years’ experience in the specified practice area
  • Must possess the ability to work as part of a team or independently, candidates are required to be excellent communicators with effective problem-solving and analytical skills, must be detail oriented, well organized, and have an exceptional commitment to internal/external client service
  • Strong knowledge of basic legal concepts, principles, and terminology
  • Have exceptional written and communication skills, are organized and meticulous with follow-up and details and is able to take initiative, prioritize and multi-task
  • Flexibility to work extended hours, as needed
  • Candidates must be fully proficient in:
    • Teraview
    • Conveyancer
    • Microsoft Office 2013
    • Hummingbird Docs DM, or a similar Document Management System

If you take pride in the quality of your work, are client-service driven, and enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment, we invite you to forward your resume, including your salary expectations, to the Manager of Human Resources, Lorisa Merlin at lmerlin@mindengross.com. Please be certain to indicate “Real Estate Assistant - 10 am-6 pm” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Minden Gross LLP; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Minden Gross LLP is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.


We are always looking for new talent to expand our service to clients.

For lawyer positions, please submit your application to:

The Legal Personnel Committee
Diane Carty

Chief Operating Officer
(416) 369-4120
dcarty@mindengross.com

For law student positions, please submit your application to:

The Student Committee
studentinfo@mindengross.com

For law clerk, legal, and administrative staff positions, please submit your application to:

Lorisa Merlin
Manager of Human Resources​
lmerlin@mindengross.com

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