SmartCentres - Senior Counsel, Corporate Legal - Vaughan

  • 5+ years experience
  • In-house
  • SmartCentres
  • Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust (SmartCentres) is one of Canada’s largest fully integrated REITs, with a best-in-class portfolio featuring 168 strategically located properties in communities across the country. SmartCentres has $10.3 billion in assets and owns 34.0 million square feet of income-producing value-oriented retail space.

SmartCentres is seeking to add a skilled and highly motivated Commercial Real Estate lawyer to join their team as Senior Counsel, Corporate Legal at their headquarters in Vaughan, Ontario. Reporting to the Vice President and Senior Counsel, Corporate, the successful candidate will advise on a range of sophisticated transactions, providing both technical and strategic support to the Executive Management Team on commercial, mixed-use, condo and multi-residential projects across the country. Responsibilities will include advising on acquisitions and dispositions, financings, development activities and joint ventures, as well as negotiating and drafting agreements associated with these transactions. Additionally, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to expand their expertise and advise on general corporate matters as they arise.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of transactional real estate experience gained from either a well-respected law firm or from an in-house setting. The individual who will thrive in this role is confident, eager to learn, technically strong and is someone who enjoys the pace and quality of work that a transactional environment offers. This is an exciting opportunity be involved in the strategic direction of one of Canada’s premier and fully integrated real estate organizations as it continues to expand with intensification and mixed-use development strategies.

If you have the requisite skill-set and would like to apply, please contact on a confidential basis Danya Cohen or Adam Lepofsky (both Canadian qualified lawyers) at RainMaker
Group.

danyac@rainmakergroup.ca | adaml@rainmakergroup.ca

As this is an exclusive assignment with RainMaker Group, all resumes sent directly to SmartCentres will be re-directed to RainMaker Group. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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