332 6th Avenue SW, Suite 900 Calgary, AB, T2P 0B2
Carscallen LLP

Real Estate Paralegal

Real Estate Paralegal

We are looking for an experienced real estate paralegal to join our Real Estate team. The successful candidate will perform all aspects of real estate files from opening to closing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete residential, developer and builder real estate transactions – draft and manage full process of legal and banking documents in the areas of purchase and sale from opening to closing file.
  • Conveyancing real estate files (25-35 files per month). 
  • Commercial real estate financing experience.
  • Conduct title searches with great attention to detail. 
  • Communicate with clients, and third parties in a courteous manner. 
  • Manage closing dates and other deadlines. 
  • Perform other duties as required. 

Competencies and Behaviours

The following are competencies and behaviours required to be successful in this position:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively liaise with clients, real estate agents, and other professionals involved in the transaction process. 
  • Skilled in prioritizing tasks, anticipating work needs, and navigating occasional periods of pressure. 
  • Flexibility to adapt working hours during peak periods including month-end, often with tight deadlines. 
  • High proficiency in MS Office and the ability to learn new software and technology quickly.
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and procedures related to real estate transactions in Alberta. 
  • The ability to work some overtime as required. 

Education & Experience

  • Legal Assistant Diploma from a recognized institution. 
  • Minimum of 4-8 years experience working in a professional legal environment. Experience as a Legal Real Estate Conveyancer or in a similar role, with a strong understanding of Real Estate law and conveyancing processes. 
  • Experience with builder work is an asset.