Real Estate Assistant - File Intake

Stratford Office

Monteith Ritsma Phillips is currently seeking an extraordinary candidate who is interested in learning real estate law. This is a great entry level position for a recent graduate of a legal assistant program.

To support firm and client success, you will:

  • Be the first point of contact for the client on the file and manage the initial file intake.

  • Open the file for the Law Clerk and Lawyer on the deal, and work to obtain the documentation required for the transaction such as tax certificates and searches;

  • Assist Law Clerks when needed with final reporting.


To be the successful candidate you will have:

  • Have an interest in Real Estate Law

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; editing, reviewing, drafting and proofreading of legal documents; 

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to learn technology easily;

  • An interest in starting your law career and support the success of an established, successful and dynamic law practice;

  • Strong organizational and time management and ability to take on accountability for deadlines and client service;

  • Excellent multi-tasking skills.

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Consider joining our firm:

Monteith Ritsma Phillips is located in Stratford, Mitchell, Listowel and Tavistock. Our wealth of legal experience, combined with a progressive approach to the practice of law, ensures that our clients come first. Our team of lawyers and dedicated support staff share the belief that by offering timely, high quality legal services we will continue to earn our clients’ confidence and trust.

Stratford is a City on the Avon River within Perth County. Stratford is noted for the Stratford Festival. The serene area, including Tom Patterson Island, is the perfect place for a picnic, to exercise or even swan sightings while enjoying the outdoors. There are outdoor and indoor recreation facilities such as trails, parks and indoor training spaces.  Stratford has such a natural beauty, with a kind-hearted community and a thriving arts scene.


To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence via email to: careers@stratfordlawyers.com or click the link below.


​We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Various background checks will be performed on the successful candidate. We are dedicated to maintaining a respectful, fair and equitable work environment, and welcomes submissions from all qualified applicants.  If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process it will be available upon request.  This job posting is available in an accessible format upon request.