Allied Properties REIT

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Allied Properties REIT Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 04, 2022
Full time
Allied REIT is looking for a Senior Specialist, Lease Documentation (Legal Affairs) .   At Allied, everything starts with purpose. In the role of Senior Specialist, Lease Documentation, you will draft and negotiate complex office, retail and telecom lease and ancillary agreements for our portfolio in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario. This, in turn, allows Allied to build relationships with tenants on legally sound foundations.   Please note, our department of Lease Documentation is often referred to as Legal Affairs or Legal Operations in the industry.   Who are you? We are building upon our achievements at Allied, and the future is exciting. How can we be so sure? We have people like you—engaged professionals who consistently deliver their best.   Throughout your professional career, you have stood out for your pursuit of excellence. You are self-motivated, take ownership and lead by example. In doing so, you elevate your team and collaborate towards your collective goals.   Above all, you are excited by Allied’s mission and the contribution we make to cities and communities. What will you do? Prepare, draft and negotiate commercial leases and related documentation. Complete all due diligence activities related to requests for landlord’s consent to transfer. Ensure the compliance of agreements according to federal and provincial laws, as well as departmental organizational policies, procedures and strategies. Communicate and negotiate non-business provisions contained in the various agreements directly with lawyers, tenants and other third parties. Support the development of policies related to lease pre-approvals, precedents and sections. Liaise with various internal and external stakeholders in response to lease related matters. Assist internal departments with legal queries. How are you qualified? A bachelor’s degree in law or recognized college level Law Clerk program or equivalent work experience. 4 to 6 years of experience drafting and negotiating leases in a real estate environment. Ability to work both independently and cohesively with team members. Strong computer skills and use of MS Office. Excellent communications skills with problem-solving and analytical skills. Strong attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage changing priorities. A continuous improvement mindset.   Would be an asset: Strong knowledge of Urban Data Centers leases. Experience with M-files and YARDI. Who are we? Allied Properties REIT (TSE:AP.UN) is a leading owner and operator of (i) distinctive urban workspace in Canada’s major cities and (ii) network-dense urban data centres that form Canada’s hub for global connectivity. Allied’s business is providing knowledge-based organizations with distinctive urban environments for creativity and connectivity.   We are also a great place to work. Allied is listed as a 2021 Best Employer in Canada as part of Kincentric’s Best Employers global certification, which distinguishes organizations that demonstrate strong results in employee engagement, organizational agility, engaging leadership and talent focus.   We are committed to hiring the most qualified candidates with a dedication towards supporting diversity, equity and inclusion across our organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, origin, sexual orientation, disability and socioeconomic background.   Note: If you require any form of accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible