• Posted: June 03, 2021
  • Location: Winnipeg

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman (TDS) believes that collaboration is essential to providing outstanding professional service. Their collegial workplace fosters greater teamwork, responsiveness and communication, providing better results for clients. With Manitoba roots that run more than 130 years deep, TDS is Manitoba’s largest independent law firm and has long been recognized as a leading full-service law firm dedicated to serving clients and delivering high quality work.


TDS is currently seeking a Paralegal with Real Estate experience. This position will primarily support the efforts of the Real Estate department and related lawyers at the organization, assisting with the completion of residential real estate transactions. In addition, this position will involve reviewing documents and files prepared by Legal Assistants in the Real Estate department, and meeting with clients to assist in closing processes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performing due diligence for real estate transactions
  • Drafting leases, purchase contracts, easements, deeds, and other real property related documents.
  • Reviewing and understanding title work and surveys
  • Coordinating and preparing documents for transaction closings
  • Reviewing documents and files prepared by legal assistants in the department
  • Corresponding with clients, solicitors, mortgage brokers, and real estate agents

To be successful in this role, you must be extremely flexible, highly motivated with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. The ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team, with a mature, positive attitude and strong work ethic in a fast-paced, professional environment, are a must. To succeed as a legal assistant in this role, you must also possess the ability to prioritize, have superior organizational skills, and the ability to meet deadlines.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are asked to email a current resume, together with a covering letter stating salary expectations to:


Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

1700 – 242 Hargrave Street

Winnipeg, Manitoba   R3C 0V1

Attention: Sheelagh Kyne, Director of Human Resources

Email: skyne@tdslaw.com


We thank all candidates who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.