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COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL , MIT Investment Management Company (MITIMCo) , to play a vital role in supporting contracts administration. MITIMCo has two legal teams--Real Estate Legal Services and Global Investment Legal Services. Will provide primary support (80%) to the Real Estate Legal Team, while also providing overflow support (20%) to the Global Investment Legal Team. Will facilitate contract management, document management, and support legal process management. Responsibilities include reviewing legal contracts and approvals; processing documents through execution and filing procedures; drafting form letter agreements; reviewing title insurance policies and land surveys; entering information into relevant software systems; partnering in the formation and maintenance of MIT legal entities used for real estate investment purposes; data and deadline management; responding to and/or directing inquiries regarding the status of legal documents.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; five years' experience in a law firm or in-house legal department/office; track record of producing high-quality work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with frequent deliverables; experience working with legal documents in investment management and/or real estate management/development; excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills; high-level proficiency with Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel; initiative; ability to work independently with minimal supervision; meticulous attention to detail; comfort juggling and building relationships with multiple stakeholders at varying levels; and discretion and sound judgment with confidential information. Must be able set priorities, juggle multiple activities simultaneously, and meet tight deadlines; adjust easily to shifting priorities; suggest and implement improvements/refinements to improve the overall effectiveness of a team; and resolve complex problems in a thorough and timely manner. PREFERRED : paralegal certification and experience with iManage and Adobe Acrobat. Job #18199-8
Internal Number: 18199
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