LEGAL COUNSEL
(2-3 years of Commercial Real Estate and Corporate/Commercial 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 Legal Counsel to join its legal team, reporting directly to the SVP, General Counsel. This position is located on the subway line at St Clair and Yonge.

The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of corporate / commercial experience gained from a law firm or corporation. Any experience with commercial leasing, commercial IT, litigation management and/or management of compliance issues will be an asset. The capacity to be decisive, a willingness to learn and an interest in the commercial real estate industry will be mandatory for this role. A team player and the ability to take initiative will be important.

Strong mentoring will allow you to continue to develop, expand the scope of your practice and get involved in the many different aspects of this company’s legal needs. This is a spectacular opportunity and an exciting time to join the team as this is a progressive REIT with a great deal of activity including many development properties which will unfold from their current stage to be developed over multiple years. We can offer a supportive and high energy environment with a broad range of top notch work. If you are interested in applying to this opportunity, please send your cv and cover letter to Lorene Nagata or Lesa Ong at Nagataconnex Executive Legal Search at the contact information below.