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Job Title: In-House Legal Counsel (Leasing) - Western Canada NEW ( ID: C7824 )
Career Category: In-house, Leasing, Property
Posted Date: 2019-01-15
Location: Vancouver
Offering challenging and interesting work on exciting real estate projects in a collegial atmosphere.

Competitive compensation package with excellent perks and

Our client, a leading Canadian Commercial Real Estate Company is looking for a dedicated Legal Counsel with Commercial Leasing experience, to their Westcoast team.
Reporting into and working closely with the Director of Legal, the successful candidate will:

- Draft and negotiate various leases and lease amendment agreements (retail and office etc.)
- Oversee legal staff in the preparation and negotiation of lease documentation.
- Review and assist Leasing Executives with drafting and negotiation of Letters of Intent as well as Offers to Lease.
- Provide legal advice to Leasing Executives and Property Managers related to leases and general contract matters.
- Keeping database of lease precedents with key tenants is consistently updated with the latest negotiation
- Monitor and contribute to database of standard amendments for leases
- Assist as required in due diligence reviews pertaining to mass transfers by tenants.


The ideal Candidate will have:
- A law degree (J.D. or LL.B.) and be a member in good standing of a Canadian bar
- Have 4+ years of directly relevant leasing experience gained either in a law firm or with a developer or retailer
- Knowledge of and familiarity with legal requirements relating to retail and office leases and other contracts.
- Excellent, clear and concise oral communication; good writing style; strong analytical skills; sound judgment.
- Ability to organize and manage time and resources to meet deadlines
- Very customer-oriented
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Enjoys team work and collaboration and a great attitude toward working with as well as supervising others

Please provide your resume on a confidential basis if you wish to be considered. Only those with the requisite experience will be contacted.



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