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Experienced Conveyancer

Date Posted

July 25, 2022

Application Deadline

Job Description

Looking to join a team with a different approach to real estate law?

Bell Alliance LLP is a law firm that strives to provide the WOW factor with an extraordinary level of service that people should expect from their community professional advisors. We take a personal approach to law!

Situated on the Broadway corridor just outside of the downtown core, our busy real estate team is looking for a full time experienced conveyancer. We offer a welcoming, positive and accommodating work environment. The firm encourages and supports growth and leadership for all team members. The role involves working closely with a group of paralegals, client service coordinators and lawyers to ensure files are completed in a timely and streamlined manner.

Tasks include:

  • Receiving conveyance instructions
  • Corresponding with clients, solicitors, conveyancers, mortgage brokers and real estate agents
  • Dealing with mortgage payouts, review of title charges and contracts
  • Preparing statement of adjustments and reconciliations
  • Registering documents
  • Reporting and dealing with hold-backs

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefit plan including health and wellness package
  • Group RRSP matching
  • Work-life balance

Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in residential transactions (purchases, sales, transfers, refinances)

  • Some exposure to commercial real estate

  • Completion of the Paralegal Diploma or equivalent is advantageous

  • Exposure to technology and electronic filing

  • Experience with platforms such as E-Conveyance, Assyst, PClaw and BConline

  • Ability to manage stress with a positive attitude

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and take initiative

  • Strong organization skills and the ability to prioritize effectively

  • Timely, proactive and detail-oriented

Estates & Probate Legal Assistant

Date Posted

October 3, 2022

Application Deadline

Job Description

Do you want to help people plan for their future? Do you enjoy guiding people as they navigate challenging times? Do you prefer a fast-paced and self-driven work environment? If so, then Bell Alliance LLP’s estates team might be the perfect fit for you!

We are not your everyday law firm. Bell Alliance is client-focused and stands for exceptional service, innovation and contribution to our community–both locally and globally. We take a personal approach to law!

We’re looking for an experienced paralegal to join our estates team. This is a full-time position working in a team of busy and friendly professionals, including lawyers, paralegals, and legal assistants, with a wide range of estate planning, probate and estate administration files. The estates department specifically focuses on Wills and Trust planning, personal planning and administration of estates including probate and beyond. We are also one of the few law firms whose lawyers act as Executors, advocating for our clients and their estates and beneficiaries.

In this role, you will be assisting clients with executing their estate and personal planning during their lifetime, while also supporting personal representatives with grant applications and estate administration upon the passing of a relative or close friend. You will have autonomy and responsibility for your own files, while still working closely with a team.

Tasks include:

  • Client interaction through consultation appointments with the lawyer, email and phone communication with clients, referrals partners and third party institutions;
  • Drafting correspondence and legal documents with respect to wills, trusts, and personal planning;
  • Self-Management of complex estate and personal planning files with minimal supervision; and
  • General Legal Administration including gathering and inputting information, managing files from beginning to end, improving and implementing efficiencies.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Matching RRSP program
  • Health and dental coverage, including a health spending account
  • Team-building events
  • Innovative office environment including collaboration room and modern workspace
  • Incentives for employee referrals
  • Work-life balance, including opportunities for hybrid-remote schedules and flex days

Requirements

  • Legal drafting experience and confidence in executing legal files

  • Familiarity and understanding of trust accounting principles

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word/Excel and Outlook

  • Experience with PC Law or similar accounting software

  • Excellent communication, client service and writing skills

  • Personable, attentive, calm and professional demeanour

  • Capability to multi-task and prioritize workload efficiently and autonomously

  • Critical thinking and solution-oriented

  • Reliability, diligence and attention to detail

  • Ability to interact with others and work in a team

Associate Lawyer

Date Posted

November 1, 2022

Application Deadline

Job Description

Looking for a unique opportunity to grow your practice and enjoy work-life balance?

Bell Alliance LLP is a law firm that strives to provide the WOW factor with an extraordinary level of service that people should expect from their community professional advisors. We take a personal approach to law! Situated on the Broadway corridor just outside of the downtown core, Bell Alliance is seeking an associate lawyer to join our team. We offer a welcoming, positive and accommodating work environment. With a dynamic team of 14 lawyers and 40+ paralegals and legal assistants, Bell Alliance offers the support and expertise necessary to grow your practice.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefit plan including health and wellness package
  • Work-life balance
  • Networking opportunities
  • Team building events

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of solicitor practice

  • Experience in one or more of the following Areas of Practice: Residential Real Estate, Commercial/ Development, Estate Planning and Administration, or Corporate and Business

  • In good standing with the Law Society of BC

  • Strong communication and drafting skills

  • Excellent client service skills

  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

  • Conversational second language skill is an asset

Commercial & Development Legal Assistant

Date Posted

October 1, 2022

Application Deadline

Job Description

Bell Alliance LLP is a law firm that strives to provide the WOW factor with an extraordinary level of service that people should expect from their community professional advisors. We take a personal approach to law!

Situated just outside the downtown core, on the Broadway corridor, our busy real estate team is looking for a commercial & development legal assistant.  This is a full-time position working in a team of busy and friendly professionals including lawyers, paralegals, and legal assistants.

We offer a welcoming, positive and accommodating work environment.  The firm encourages and supports grown and leadership for all team members.

The Tasks:

  • Assist on project closings (notices, payouts)
  • Project deposits
  • Filing Disclosure statements
  • Ordering and returning minute books
  • Scanning files and printing files
  • Ordering due diligence searches
  • Help with constating document packages
  • Assist with banking
  • Help with trust listing, accounts receivable and work-in progress reports
  • Invoicing clients

The Incentives:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Matching RRSP program
  • Comprehensive benefit plan including health and wellness package which includes a health spending account
  • Yearly Flex Day
  • Incentives for employee referrals
  • Team building events
  • Work-life balance

Requirements

  • Some exposure to commercial real estate

  • Experience with platforms such as E-Conveyance, Assyst, PClaw and BConline

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and take initiative

  • Ability to manage stress with a positive attitude

  • Strong organization skills and the ability to prioritize effectively

  • Timely, proactive and detail-oriented

Accounting Clerk

Date Posted

November 30, 2022

Application Deadline

Job Description

Bell Alliance LLP is a law firm that strives to provide the WOW factor with an extraordinary level of service that people should expect from their community professional advisors. We take a personal approach to law!

Situated just outside the downtown core, on the Broadway corridor, our busy team is looking for a full time accounting clerk. We offer a welcoming, positive and accommodating work environment. The firm encourages and supports growth and leadership for all team members. We believe in using technology to streamline the legal practice and help the environment while delivering the most professional and exceptional service to our clients.

The Incentives:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive benefit plan including health and wellness package
  • Group RRSP matching
  • Yearly flex day
  • Work-life balance

Duties Include:

  • Preparing cheques for all departments, including daily real estate closings (in/outs) and daily bank deposits
  • Accounts receivables (posting credit card payments and incoming cheques)
  • Maintaining follow-ups and BFs for book-keeping
  • Organizing/scanning receipts and invoices (per Law Society)
  • Posting deposits & transfers for development closings (possibly includes opening GIC’s)
  • Trust transfers
  • Liaising with the financial institutions & overflow administration
  • Help with bank runs when needed

 

 

Requirements

  • Timely, proactive, and detail oriented

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize effectively

  • Familiarity with PCLaw is also beneficial

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and take initiative

  • Ability to manage stress with a positive attitude

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