Real Estate Law Clerk – Toronto, ON – (5-8 years experience)
Choice Properties (TSX:CHP.UN), Canada’s largest diversified REIT, is the owner, manager and developer of a high-quality portfolio comprising of over 700 properties totalling 65 million square feet of gross leasable area. Choice Properties owns a portfolio of retail and office properties in attractive markets and an unmatched development pipeline. Its strategy is to create value by enhancing and optimizing its portfolio through accretive acquisitions, strategic development and active property management. Its strategic alliance with its principal tenant, Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada’s leading retailer, is a key competitive advantage providing long-term growth opportunities.
Choice Properties’ portfolio of properties is internally managed, operated and led by an experienced management team with a strong understanding of the Canadian real estate sector. It is currently seeking a Real Estate Law Clerk to join its legal team, reporting directly to the Director, Legal Counsel. You will assist with the preparation and review of documents related to all areas of real estate development, construction, acquisitions/dispositions and leasing, coordinating with external counsel on complex transactions when required. Your role also requires that you assist with and keep accurate records of legal matters, including the search and review of property titles. This position is located on the subway line at St Clair and Yonge.
The ideal candidate will have 5 to 8 years of real estate law clerk experience gained from a law firm or from a corporate legal department. Experience with Teranet Electronic Registration System is preferred. Excellent communication skills (written and oral), ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure with simultaneous deadlines and a friendly and professional personality with a strong initiative are essential in this fast paced and team-oriented atmosphere. A willingness to learn new skills and take on new responsibilities will help you to succeed in this role.
This is an exciting time to join this dynamic organization with top-notch work and more predictable hours than private practice. It offers a supportive and high energy environment in a great location. If you are interested in applying to this opportunity, please send your cv and cover letter to Helena Osiro or Garrett Giannidis at Nagataconnex Executive Legal Search at firstname.lastname@example.org.