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Job Title: Notary or Lawyer, Real Estate / Financing - 6-month contract in-house ( ID: A1105 )
Career Category: 6 Month Contract, In-house Counsel, Mortgages, Real Estate
Posted Date: 2014-05-09
Location: Downtown Montreal
Description:  
Intrigued by an opportunity to work in-house? If you’re a notary or real estate/financing lawyer interested in an opportunity to transition to an in-house role and avoid the hassle of running your own practice or simply looking for an opportunity to take on a short-term mandate without the long-term commitment, Life After Law has the ideal position for you!

Our client, a privately held mortgage finance company specializing in short-term residential and commercial mortgages is looking for an in-house notary or lawyer on a contract basis (6 months) for its Montreal office.

This is a unique opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial work environment, while maintaining a good work-life balance and having a manageable work schedule with the possibility of a 4-days/week arrangement.

Responsibilities:

• Draft and review commitment letters for new loan transactions and prepare legal documents related to such transactions
• Mandate and manage external counsel (notaries) responsible for files
• Act as point of contact for external referring sources
• Coordinate and collect relevant documentation for each loan transaction
• Undertake file due diligence including index review
• Support legal enforcement efforts
• All such other responsibilities as directed by President and Vice President

Requirements:

• Notary or real estate/financing lawyer (admitted to Chambre des notaires or Barreau du Québec)
• 5+ years experience performing the tasks listed above
• Credibility to liaise with professionals in the industry
• Strong drafting skills
• Good judgment
• Autonomous but able to follow instructions
• Resourceful, thorough and demonstrates professionalism
• Client service oriented and can manage priorities
• Bilingual – able to work in both French and English


If this describes you please send us your resume, in confidence.

Only those with the requisite experience will be considered.

        

 

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