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Real Estate Paralegal
Ref No.: 18-04833
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
A prestigious international law firm in NYC is seeking to add a highly qualified real estate paralegal to join their firm.
Responsibilities include:
  • Preparing basic closing documents including closing agenda/checklists, transfer tax forms, conveyancing forms, closing statements, etc.
  • Draft closing instruction letters and coordinate closings of real estate sales, acquisitions, and loans secured by real estate. Also, manage tasks related to closing binders.
  • Review and comment on title insurance commitments, title policies, title endorsements, and surveys.
  • Order and review due diligence documents.
  • Review purchase and sale contracts and amendments.
  • Prepare critical date lists and memos and manage transaction calendars.
  • Post-closing document control, UCCs, satisfactions
  • Preparing closing binders
Qualified candidates will have:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred. Paralegal certificate preferred but not required.
  • At least 2 years of recent experience supporting attorneys whose practice focuses on real estate transactional experience
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and data management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with attorneys, staff and team members regarding commitments, deadlines, challenges, requests, etc.
  • Possess and maintain a positive team player mentality
  • Ability to deliver a high standard of customer service in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously