Specialist, Lease Documentation (Legal Affairs)

  • Allied Properties REIT
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Jan 10, 2022
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Legal Support

Job Description

Allied REIT is looking for a Specialist, Lease Documentation (Legal Affairs) in Montreal.  
At Allied, everything starts with purpose. In the role of Specialist, Lease Documentation, you will support the leasing and contracting process for our portfolio in Quebec. 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 the 3+ years you have worked as a bilingual law professional, 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.
    • 3+ years of experience either in-house or at a law firm with strong contract drafting and negotiation skills.
    • Excellent communication and problem-solving fundamentals.
    • An assertive self-starter with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
    • Bilingual in French and English.
Qui sommes-nous ? Allied Properties REIT est l’un des principaux propriétaires, gestionnaires et promoteurs(i) d’espaces de travail urbains distinctifs dans les grandes villes canadiennes et (ii) de centres de données urbains à forte densité de réseau qui forment la plateforme de connectivité globale du Canada. Les activités d’Allied consistent à fournir aux entreprises du savoir des environnements urbains distinctifs pour la créativité et la connectivité.   Nous sommes également un endroit exceptionnel pour travailler. Allied figure sur la liste 2020 des meilleurs employeurs au Canada dans le cadre de la certification mondiale des meilleurs employeurs de Kincentric, qui distingue les organisations qui affichent de solides résultats en matière d'engagement des employés, d'agilité organisationnelle, de leadership engageant et de concentration sur les talents.   Allied Properties s'engage à embaucher les candidats les plus qualifiés tout en recherchant la diversité et l'équité au sein de notre organisation. Les compétences et expériences uniques que chaque individu apporte à notre entreprise nous améliorent. Par conséquent, nous encourageons les personnes qualifiées à postuler, quels que soient leurs sexe, ethnicité, origine, orientation sexuelle, capacités et milieu socio-économique.   Remarque: Si vous avez besoin de mesures d’adaptation pendant le processus de recrutement et de sélection, veuillez-nous en informer. Nous travaillerons avec vous pour vous offrir une expérience de recrutement aussi harmonieuse que possible.  

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