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Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Legal Services Division – Civil Remedies for Illicit Activities
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    ALOC - Crown Counsel
Salary:    Salary Commensurate With Legal Experience
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    58297

The Ministry of the Attorney General, Civil Remedies for Illicit Activities Office, requires one (1) counsel to work as a Real Estate Counsel.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Duties Will Include: You will provide full range of expert real estate services both transaction based and advisory services including: drafting/negotiating/advising/registering documents related to financing, security transactions and title; advising on court orders, listing, disclosures, building assessments, tax law implications; advising on personal property, corporate-commercial issues, procurement and Crown liability; maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders such as Land Registry Offices, Real Estate agents, Crown Attorneys, law enforcement community, victims' services, other government Ministries/Agencies; providing services to support the work and program of the Civil Remedies Office.

How do I qualify?

Membership in the Law Society of Upper Canada

Knowledge & Skills
You have extensive experience conducting transactions and drafting/negotiating documents/agreements related to property, contracts, corporate/commercial, procurement, land use planning, and municipal law and practice. You have demonstrated experience working with Teraview, and with all types of property related searches. You have superior analytical skills to assess legal implications/risks and ability to devise innovative solutions to complex problems. You have excellent judgment and flexibility, and excellent organizational, oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. You work well in a team environment and within short timelines. You have computer and financial literacy.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 77 Wellesley Street West, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Law Officers of the Crown
Schedule:   6
Category:   Legal Services
Posted on:   Friday, November 8, 2013
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