First Capital - Legal Counsel - Toronto

  • 4 to 7 years experience
  • In-house
  • First Capital
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

FIRST CAPITAL REIT. [TSX: FCR.UN] First Capital is a leading developer, owner and manager of mixed-use real estate located in Canada’s most densely populated cities. First Capital’s focus is on creating thriving urban neighbourhoods to generate value for businesses, residents, communities and our investors. For more information, please visit

First Capital is seeking a Leasing Lawyer to join its talented team of professionals. This position will support First Capital’s Western operations and can be based out of their Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton or Vancouver offices.

Reporting to the Director of Legal, the successful candidate will negotiate, draft and review retail and office lease agreements as well as ancillary lease-related documentation, manage a team of law clerks and other leasing professionals, assist with the resolution of landlord/tenant disputes, advise on construction and development related matters, direct and manage external counsel and provide advice with respect to all other legal matters affecting First Capital’s business.

The ideal candidate will have 4 to 7 years of post-call commercial real estate experience focused on commercial leasing. First Capital is seeking a highly organized, judicious and results-oriented individual who is a self-starter. An understanding of how to balance risk with business objectives, as well as a team-first approach are essential to this role. This is a great opportunity to work on novel and complex leasing matters with an energetic and collaborative team.

If you have the requisite skill-set, please contact in complete confidence Danya Cohen at RainMaker Group.

As this is an exclusive assignment with RainMaker Group, all resumes sent directly to First Capital will be re-directed to RainMaker Group.

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