Leasing Law Clerk (5-8 years of experience)

Choice Properties
Posting Date:
Oct 08, 2021
Choice Properties
Area of Law:
Position Type:
Law Clerk
Nov 30, 2021
5-8 years


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 tenants, Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada’s leading retailer, and Shoppers Drug Mart, 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 Leasing Law Clerk to join its legal team, reporting directly to the Director, Legal Counsel. Your responsibilities will include dealing with commercial leases, renewals, amendments and extensions, sub-leases, and all other related ancillary documents, and providing general support to the business on leasing defaults and real estate matters, Liaising between different business groups and departments within Choice, you will need to employ a dynamic work ethic. Some training will be provided if needed. This position is located on the subway line at Yonge and St Clair, however, there is flexibility to work partially from home.

The ideal candidate will have 5-8 years of leasing experience gained from a law firm or in-house with a real estate company. General commercial real estate experience as well as experience with title searches will also be seen as an asset, but not a requirement. In order to succeed in this role, you will need to have exceptional written and communication skills, be organized, detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task, prioritize and take initiative. Excellent communication skills with the ability to take initiative and work within a team will be essential to succeed in this role. 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. 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 Garrett Giannidis at NagataConnex Executive Legal Search.


Contact Name Lorene Nagata or Garrett Giannidis

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