Strathallen is seeking an experienced, energetic and detail-oriented candidate to join our Leasing team as a Senior Paralegal in our corporate head office located in downtown Toronto. This position offers excellent growth and learning opportunities for an individual who is diligent, a great team player as they develop strong relationships in the real estate industry.
Key Responsibilities: •Negotiating directly with retail and some office tenants and their lawyers on leasing points (legal and business terms). •Coordinating with tenants, Leasing Managers, Property Managers and Asset Managers from the negotiation of the Lease up until the tenant takes possession of the premises. •Drafting Offers, Leases, Lease Extending and Amending Agreements, Assignments, Short Term Leases, Pylon Sign Agreements, and other ancillary legal documents and letters. •Negotiating with tenants to resolve lease disputes. •Ensuring of timely execution of leases by all parties. •Managing the internal lease approval process, including completion of approval forms and obtaining Landlord’s sign off. •Managing and updating document status tracker; •Managing condition dates and preparing condition letters; •Overseeing data input of new leases, renewals, modified tenant/lease information into MRI system by lease administrator. •Interpreting leasing language for accounts, Asset Managers and Property Managers. •Managing the filing of legal documents. •Managing and coordinating work with external lawyers. •Drafting/reviewing various corporate legal documents, such as partnership agreements, property/asset management agreements and resolutions. •Assisting Human Resources in creating work place and company policies. •Provide direction to lease administrator/clerk •Other duties as assigned by your manager
Job Requirements: •Bachelor’s degree in Business or Law Clerk Diploma/Certificate •5 years of experience in a retail paralegal role; •Strong attention to detail with the ability to organize/manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a demanding work environment; •Reliable team player with a proactive attitude; •Good verbal and written communication skills; •Legal background in commercial real estate is required; •Computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and MRI would be an asset.
Please email resumes with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org referring Job: Senior Paralegal in the subject line.
We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position and our organization; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.