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LEGAL COUNSEL (COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE)
Organization:    Not Applicable
Division:    Metrolinx
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    Metrolinx - Counsel
Salary:    Not Available
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    50024
 

Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario and oversees GO Transit, PRESTO and the Union Pearson Express. Our goal is to create a transportation network that enhances the prosperity, sustainability and quality of life for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. Join us as we work together to transform the way the region moves.

Metrolinx is seeking a commercial real estate lawyer to join its team of legal professionals. Reporting to the Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, the successful candidate will work on a variety of matters relating to the company's real estate portfolio in Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

• Assisting in transactional work such as acquisitions and dispositions;
• Providing corporate / commercial support;
• Reviewing and drafting contracts, including purchase and sale agreements, leases, licenses and easements

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
• membership in good standing as a Lawyer in the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Knowledge and Experience
• Strong academic credentials
• Extensive experience in commercial real estate from a leading law firm or major real estate player.
• Demonstrated ability to thrive in a challenging, fast-paced, team environment.
• Strong negotiation, interpersonal, and communication (both oral and written) skills.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume online through the Current Opportunities page on our website http://www.metrolinx.com/en/aboutus/careers/current_opportunities.aspx),File Number 13-16.

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 20 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Excluded
Schedule:   N/A
Category:   Legal Services
Posted on:   Thursday, January 17, 2013
 
Note:
  • This posting is for an organization that is not a part of the Ontario Public Service. The information and tips on the Ontario Public Service Careers website may not apply to this posting. Please use the contact information below to contact the organization directly if you have questions.
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