(8 – 15 years of Commercial Real Estate 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 Senior Law Clerk to join its legal team, reporting directly to the Director, Legal Counsel. You will provide legal support to the business teams, including working closely with the Development, Investments and Operational teams, on a range of projects including major developments and transactions. Sitting on the frontline of projects, your work will include reviewing title searches, drafting and assisting with the preparation of a variety of commercial real estate contracts (such as access agreements, easements and municipality agreements), working with the business to address operational matters at a property level, and assisting on and handling purchase and sale transactions.  This position is located on the subway line at Yonge and St Clair, with a hybrid work arrangement.

The ideal candidate will have 8-15 years of commercial real estate law clerk experience gained from a law firm or in-house with a real estate company.  Excellent communication skills with the ability to take initiative and work within a team will be essential to succeed in this role, as you will have direct client interactions with the business groups at Choice Properties.  A natural curiosity, internal motivation and engagement with the work will be important.  Experience with Teranet will be an asset.

This is an exciting time to join the team and there is no limit in what you can get involved – both on the real estate and corporate side of the business.  Opportunity for further career development is available for ambitious team members.  Choice Properties offers 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 resume and cover letter to Lesa Ong or Lorene Nagata at NagataConnex Executive Legal Search at the contact information below.

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