Bishop & McKenzie offers a wide range of opportunities at its offices in Edmonton and Calgary.

Bishop & McKenzie LLP Edmonton is currently accepting applications for a Commercial Paralegal to assist lawyers practicing in areas of Banking and Commercial Lending, and Commercial Real Estate.

This includes the preparation of legal documents, communication with clients, banks, mortgage brokers, realtors and lawyers whether by phone, e-mail or correspondence. We are looking for a full time highly motivated person to provide exceptional support to our lawyers and clients.

Key Functions:

  • Obtaining, reviewing and interpreting due diligence searches: Corporate, land titles; Personal Property Registry, Bank Act, Litigation, statutory liens;
  • Selecting and creating appropriate precedent forms;
  • Drafting documents, letters, security agreements, loan agreements, mortgages and revising as necessary;
  • Registrations including, Land Title Office, PPR, and other public registries;
  • Handling trust funds;
  • Reporting to clients;
  • Maintain work flows and monitor deadlines;
  • Critical thinking, trouble-shooting and problem solving.


  • Ability to work cooperatively in a true team environment;
  • At least three years of direct work experience;
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact professionally with employees, lawyers, clients, departments, and external agencies;
  • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, and diplomacy;
  • Strong technical skills, meticulous records maintenance skills; and
  • Prioritizing workflow.

To thrive in this challenging role, you will embrace variety and have excellent communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills. Familiarity with ProLaw software would be an asset.

Our firm is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values, respects, and supports different lived experiences and perspectives. We offer a full benefit package, holiday entitlement in the first year, and an employer contributed RRSP.

We would like to thank all applicants: however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please send your resume to the attention of Bailey English at

Human Resources Contact

Bailey English
Bishop & McKenzie LLP
2300, 10180 - 101 St. NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 1V3