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Job Title: Senior In-House/General Counsel (Real Estate)- VANCOUVER! NEW ( ID: C7823 )
Career Category: Development, General Counsel, RE Development
Posted Date: 2019-10-28
Location: Downtown Vancouver
An excellent opportunity to join a leader in the most sought-after industry in Vancouver! Boasting a tight-knit group and cutting-edge real estate development projects.

Our client, a highly respected leading Real Estate development company, headquartered in Vancouver with Global operations is looking for an In-House Legal/General Counsel (7+ years) to join their development team.

As the company’s ‘go-to’ Internal Legal Adviser and an integral member of the organization, the successful candidate will have a minimum of 7+ years of real estate experience particularly on the development side and some knowledge of leasing.

Working closely with the development team, the incumbent will be the company’s sole counsel and point-person between external counsel, responsible for all legal matters on the development side of the organization.

Your responsibilities will include:
- Drafting agreements across a variety of property types (commercial, residential, mixed-use etc.)
- Document review, analysis and interpretation
- Acting as liaison and legal point person between development and property management and external counsel
- Advising on legal matters as it pertains to the business
- Leasing matters


The ideal Candidate will:
• Have a Law degree (J.D. or LL.B) and be a member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia
• 7+ years of relevant real estate (development, project management) experience gained either in a law firm or in-house environment
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively within different departments and explain legal concepts in a relatable and concise manner
• Have the ability to stand on their own and be a self-starter
• Have a strong business acumen; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Enjoy working in a team-based, open concept, collegial environment.

*offering a competitive compensation package, long term growth potential

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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