Director, Legal (Family Office)
4-8 Years Corporate/Commercial Experience

Our client is the family office of a prominent Canadian family with a range of investments in commercial real estate, the public market and private equity. This is a family that has maintained strong values in its businesses and has contributed nationally, both through the success of its operating companies as well as its philanthropic work.

As this company’s investments continues to expand, it has a need for its first in house counsel. This role will hold various responsibilities for a family office consisting of 40 entities. The work in this interesting organization is varied, challenging and ever changing. The scope of work will include dealing with private equity, commercial contracts, tax issues and planning, corporate secretarial work, philanthropy/charities, commercial real estate developments and insurance matters.

The ideal candidate will have 4-8 years of corporate / commercial experience gained from a major firm or corporation. Any experience with private M&A transactions, corporate secretarial / governance matters and tax / estate issues will be of interest. You should be direct, self-motivated, organized and have the ability to work independently. Excellent communication skills, integrity and the ability to be decisive will be critical to succeed in this role.

This is an organization that can offer interesting work, predictable hours and career growth opportunities. With the option to work in its mid-town office or from home, the environment is informal but professional. If you are interested in applying to this opportunity, please forward your cv and cover letter to Lorene Nagata or Lesa Ong of Nagataconnex Executive Legal Search at the contact information below.