First Capital Realty - Legal Counsel, Litigation - Toronto

  • 3 to 6 years experience
  • In-house
  • First Capital Realty
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

FIRST CAPITAL REALTY INC. [TSX:FCR] is one of Canada’s largest owners, developers and managers of grocery-anchored, retail-focused urban properties where people live and shop for everyday life. The company has become known for its highly selective and strategic locations, its functional design as well as excellence in property management. First Capital Realty currently owns interests in 161 properties, totaling approximately 25 million square feet of gross leasable area and has an enterprise value of $9.5 billion. For more information, please visit

First Capital Realty is seeking a Mid-Level Commercial Litigation Associate to join its first class team of professionals at its downtown Toronto office located in Liberty Village. Reporting to the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, the successful candidate will take the lead with respect to the management and resolution of insured and uninsured claims across the country. Responsibilities will include advising on and overseeing the handling of litigation and disputes relating to property management, leasing, environmental and general commercial matters. In addition, this role will work
closely with senior management and business teams to proactively identify new and ongoing risks and educate internal stakeholders on best practices and risk mitigation strategies.

The ideal candidate will have 3-6 years of post-call commercial litigation experience gained from a leading law firm or major organization. First Capital Realty is seeking a creative, highly organized and results-oriented problem solver with an entrepreneurial attitude who can work efficiently in a high-performance environment. Strong relationship management skills and a collaborative approach are essential. This is an excellent and rare opportunity for a talented litigator to practice in an in-house setting with one of Canada’s leading real estate players. Prior experience in real estate is an asset but is not required.

If you have the requisite skill set, please apply in complete confidence to Danya Cohen (a Canadian qualified lawyer) at RainMaker Group.

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

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