Commercial Real Estate Lawyer (Leasing)

September 13 2021
Industries Retail
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Real Estate, Property Management, Real Estate
Toronto, ON

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review, negotiate and draft documents for a full range of real estate transactions including leases, offers to lease, letters of intent, amending agreements, extensions, surrenders, easements, restrictive covenants, estoppels, and license agreements.
  • Conduct analysis and prepare legal opinions regarding the interpretation of leases and related agreements.
  • Advise business colleagues and draft correspondence in relation to landlord/tenant disputes.
  • Manage and direct external counsel as necessary.
  • Assist with other real estate projects.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time.
  • This position is often privy to confidential and sensitive information and, as such, requires diplomacy, discretion and a high level of professionalism.


  • Member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario.
  • 1-3 years post-call experience practicing in the area of commercial leasing at a law firm or corporation.
  • Leasing experience in the retail sector is an asset.
  • High level of proficiency in MS Office programs including: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Additional Skills:

  • Excellent drafting and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • High attention to detail.
  • A strong ability to identify creative and practical solutions to legal and business issues.
  • Takes initiative and can work both independently and collaboratively on a team.
  • Strong organizational, prioritization and time management skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with all levels within the organization and external contacts.


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