Real Estate and Commercial Lawyer

Christie/Cummings is a full-service law firm with offices in Collingwood, Ontario. Our lawyers’ areas of expertise include business law, residential and commercial real estate transactions, estate planning and administration, estate litigation, commercial litigation, and family law. We are dedicated to providing exceptional legal service, focused on understanding our clients’ challenges and committed to delivering timely, practical, and cost-effective results.

Christie/Cummings is looking for an experienced Lawyer to join our firm as an Associate to practice real estate, estate planning and administration, and corporate law from the Collingwood office.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing, sophisticated practice in an exciting area. With access to Georgian Bay, ski hills, hiking and biking trails, Collingwood is a dynamic, growing community with many opportunities to live an active, outdoor lifestyle.

Main Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee all aspects of purchase, sale and mortgage transactions in residential and commercial real estate
  • Assist clients in the development and implementation of estate plans
  • Draft real estate and business agreements and estate planning documents
  • Assist clients in the administration of estates
  • Oversee business sales, acquisitions and other transactions
  • Review corporate records and contracts
  • Research and write reports
  • Assess and minimize legal risks
  • Act as a trusted advisor to families and businesses

Qualifications:

  • Member in good standing as a solicitor with the Law Society of Ontario
  • 5+ years of post-call experience in at least one of the foregoing areas
  • Professional attitude with a strong sense of discretion
  • Strong communication skills in oral advocacy, correspondence and drafting
  • Adept in client management
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized and agile, with the ability to prioritize and get stuff done

We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Interested candidates can submit their applications to Stephen Christie at schristie@christiecummings.com

We thank all candidates but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Christie/Cummings is an equal opportunity employer. Should you require any form of reasonable accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify Stephen Christie as needed.

Real Estate Assistant
We are currently seeking a full-time real estate clerk to join our practice.  The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated and energetic professional who is eager to expand his or her skills and work with a dedicated group of lawyers. Applicants are required to have a minimum of 3 years experience as a real estate clerk.  This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding firm in our four seasons resort community. 

Please forward your resume and cover-letter by e-mail to mgordon@christiecummings.com.

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