Cadillac Fairview (CF) is an owner, operator, investor, and developer of best-in-class real estate across retail, office, residential, industrial and mixed-use asset classes. Wholly owned by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, the company’s Canadian portfolio comprises 68 landmark properties, including the Toronto-Dominion Centre, CF Toronto Eaton Centre, Tour Deloitte, CF Carrefour Laval, CF Chinook Centre and CF Pacific Centre. Continually striving to make a positive impact in communities where it operates by promoting social connection, growth, and a sustainable future, CF’s Purpose is Transforming Communities for a Vibrant Tomorrow.
CF owns and operates Canada’s top shopping centres and office towers. It is now looking to add a Legal Administrative Assistant to support the Legal team’s lawyers and paralegals in preparing legal documents and correspondence, and liaise with internal leasing personnel, tenants, and external counsel. In particular, you will prepare drafts of leases, amendments and renewal agreements, prepare document execution packages, and update and maintain signed agreements and template agreements in the company database. This position is located in downtown Toronto, with a hybrid work arrangement and offers career development opportunities.
The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience as a legal administrative assistant, with a strong preference for commercial leasing experience gained from a law firm, developer or retailer. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team are essential for this role. You must be comfortable working with large legal documents, and be proficient working with Microsoft Word, DocuSign and Adobe.
This is an exciting opportunity with an ever changing and reputable organization. There is little turnover in the legal department and it is proud of its OneCF Culture and Global Top 25% employee engagement, with a diverse and inclusive culture that has been recognized with a number of recent awards including Waterstone Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures (2022), and Canada’s Greenest Employers (2023). If you are interested in applying to this exciting opportunity, please send your cv and cover letter to Lesa Ong or Lorene Nagata at NagataConnex Executive Legal Search.