Compliance/Legal Assistant (NASH)

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Country
United States
Location
Nashville, TN
Department
Legal

In addition to providing general administrative assistance/support to Legal and Transactions Department staff, the successful candidate will work with the Chief Legal Officer, AGC/Compliance Officer, and Transactions Team to ensure the Company conducts its operation in full compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including those pertaining to commercial real estate brokerage, as well as professional standards, accepted business practices, and internal standards.  The Compliance/Legal Assistant will assist with researching and preparing state specific resources/SOPs for each state in which the Company conducts its operations.

KEY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Ensure that proper agreements, disclosures, and required documents are being used for each state-specific transaction.
  • Verify that applicable federal and state laws are adhered to as it pertains to all commercial real estate listings/transactions.
  • Work closely with Matthews REIS legal counsel to prepare/review/revise required agreements and disclosures.
  • Research and assist with compiling and preparing state-specific resources and SOPs for commercial real estate brokerage activities.
  • Assist with preparing and maintaining database of state-specific real estate license information.
  • Communicate directly with state departments of real estate and prepare/file required license-related documents.
  • Assist with creating, maintaining, and overseeing real-estate specific compliance and license SOPs.
  • Assist Transactions Department maintain work-flow of commercial real estate transaction-related documents.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience working in law firm, legal department, real estate service company, and/or governmental entity, ideally handling compliance related matters or handling real estate closings.
  • Able to work/coordinate with team members and other departments and self-manage project tasks through completion.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and related software.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Past experience working in compliance driven environment.
  • Experience with Salesforce.
  • Ensure that proper agreements, disclosures, and required documents are being used for each state-specific transaction.
  • Verify that applicable federal and state laws are adhered to as it pertains to all commercial real estate listings/transactions.
  • Work closely with Matthews REIS legal counsel to prepare/review/revise required agreements and disclosures.
  • Research and assist with compiling and preparing state-specific resources and SOPs for commercial real estate brokerage activities.
  • Assist with preparing and maintaining database of state-specific real estate license information.
  • Communicate directly with state departments of real estate and prepare/file required license-related documents.
  • Assist with creating, maintaining, and overseeing real-estate specific compliance and license SOPs.
  • Assist Transactions Department maintain work-flow of commercial real estate transaction-related documents.

MREIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with MREIS is subject to proven merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, gender, religion, national origin/ethnicity, disability status, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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