Director, Legal - Contract Job Openings by Choice Properties REIT in Toronto

Job Title Director, Legal - Contract Job Openings Toronto Choice Properties REIT
Pub Date 30+ days ago
Company Choice Properties REIT
Location Toronto

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Choice Properties REIT Jobs 2020

Director, Legal - Contract Job Opening in Toronto


175 Bloor Street East, Suite N1400, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3R8

Job Description

Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust is an owner, manager and developer of well-located retail and commercial real estate across Canada. Choice Properties' portfolio spans approximately 65 million square feet of gross leasable area and consists of over 700 properties primarily focused on supermarket-anchored shopping centres and stand-alone supermarkets.

Choice Properties’ strategy is to create value by enhancing and optimizing its portfolio through accretive acquisitions, strategic development and active property management. Choice Properties' principal tenant is Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada's largest retailer.

Choice Properties' strong alliance with Loblaw positions it well for future growth and a commitment to continuous learning and development is a strong part of our culture.

Choice is currently seeking a lawyer with a strong interest in commercial leasing and real estate transactions to join the legal department. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for , the successful candidate will provide legal services to our Choice Properties team.

We are looking for colleagues who value the same things that we do, and who are passionate about quality customer service.


Practice areas will include a full range of full range of real estate, corporate and commercial matters including support in the following areas:

  • Review, negotiate and draft various lease documentation including leases, lease amending agreements and license agreements
  • Advise business colleagues and draft correspondence in relation to landlord/tenant disputes
  • Oversight of acquisition, disposition and financing/capital marking activities, including the preparation of agreements and closing documentation, as well as coordination of closings
  • Play support role with General Counsel in the completion of major multifaceted complex transactions
  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing access agreements, easements and right of way documentation
  • Involvement in expropriation work and development approvals
  • Conducting analysis and preparation of legal opinions regarding the interpretation of various real property related legal documents
  • Coach, Manage, train, motivate and appraise direct report; Law Clerk. This includes explicit consideration of on-the-job training needs, arranging appropriate training, providing timely feedback, and succession planning.
  • Work closely with senior legal counsel and various business groups on key initiatives that involve the Loblaw and Shoppers Drug Mart real estate portfolios


  • Member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • 6-8 years post-call experience in commercial leasing and/or real estate obtained at a major law firm or corporation
  • Strong business acumen
  • Superior negotiating, influencing and drafting skills with experience negotiating and structuring a wide variety of commercial agreements
  • Ability to work closely with business groups providing sound legal and business judgment
  • Ability to build and effectively manage a team
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills with the ability to establish collaborative relationships and credibility within the Legal department and with key clients & stakeholders
  • Ability to assist business leaders in meeting strategic and financial targets
  • Highly organized with an ability to manage a high volume of work with a small team and legal budget, in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • You are a person who:
    • Makes connections with people and builds trust
    • Is a self-starter and team-player with a professional manager
    • Has strong attention to detail
    • Can meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment, while balancing multiple files

Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.

recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and employees with disabilities.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

Please Note: If you have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.

As one of the leading companies in Canada, Choice Properties REIT opens variety of opportunities for employees to grow and make them as future leaders of the professional and disciplined. Choice Properties REIT also offers a dynamic work environment in order to encourage employees to give optimally, and at the same time, you are able to work up new skills and knowledge through the company programs.

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