Associate Lawyer - Real Estate/Construction and Corporate

  • Confidential
  • Jan 06, 2023
Full time Lawyer (Private Practice)

Job Description

A prominent Personal Injury Law Firm in Toronto is looking to expand into Real Estate/Construction and Corporate Law. We are looking for an energetic, business-minded lawyer to join our expanding team! 

An ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience in both real estate/construction and corporate law.   

EXPERIENCE: 

For Real estate Construction 

  • Lease transactions purchase and sale transactions 
  • Experience in title review and the procurement of title insurance coverage 
  • Handing all aspects of real estate transactions
  • Attending to closings, reviewing title searches, registering transactions and documents, meeting with clients to review documentation, preparing reporting letters, and preparing other transactional documents 
  • Contracts and liens 
  • Reviewing complex loan commitments and other financial documents 
  • Drafting legal documents in areas including corporate, real estate and  
  • Liaising with clients, lawyers, and brokers 

For Corporate/Business  

  • Experience with corporate organizations  
  • Business financing 
  • Business acquisitions and Dispositions 
  • Structured financings and private placements 
  • Ability to run corporate law files independently 
  • Experienced in shareholder agreements, incorporations, amalgamations, share purchase 
    agreements, and corporate restructuring. 
  • Experience in creating an external investor package 

Qualifications:  

  • Licensed and in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario 
  • 5+ year of work experience at a high volume firm preferred 
  • Must be experienced in real estate and corporate law 
  • Must be organized and possess excellent time management skills 
  • Must have a strong understanding of real estate purchase, sale, mortgage transaction rules, and procedures 
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines 
  • Ability to work as an individual and in a team environment 
  • Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, and time management skills 
  • Ability to multi-task, work both independently and within a team-oriented environment 
  • Excellent computer skills and use of Microsoft Office 365, specifically Word and Excel 
  • Strong working knowledge of Teraview and other software pertinent to the position  

Environment: 

  • A very fast pace, continuously growing law firm 
  • Very reputable law firm in a great location with option to work from home full time 
  • Collegial atmosphere with mentoring and support 
  • Great place to build a career with competitive salary (Bay Street Rates!!)