Cadillac Fairview (CF) is a globally focused owner, operator, investor, and developer of best-in-class real estate across retail, office, residential, industrial and mixed-use asset classes. Wholly owned by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, CF manages in excess of $35 billion of assets across the Americas and the United Kingdom, with further expansion planned into Europe and Asia. Internationally, CF invests in communities with like-minded partners, including Stanhope in the UK, Lincoln Property Company in the U.S., and Multiplan in Brazil. The company’s Canadian portfolio comprises 68 landmark properties, including the Toronto-Dominion Centre, CF Toronto Eaton Centre, Tour Deloitte, CF Carrefour Laval, CF Chinook Centre and CF Pacific Centre. Continually striving to make a positive impact in communities where it operates by promoting social connection, growth, and a sustainable future, CF’s Purpose is Transforming Communities for a Vibrant Tomorrow.
CF owns and operates Canada’s top shopping centres and office towers, with properties from coast to coast. This department generates a variety of top-quality legal work, providing contract drafting and negotiation support to various CF departments including Marketing, Data & Technology, Digital & Innovation, and Operations Services. This busy team is now seeking a Legal Counsel to provide commercial contracts support and to help refine CF’s procedures and templates. This individual will work closely with the business groups, playing an integral role in negotiating, drafting and advising on contracts and various related projects, as well as having input on CF’s approach to this legal work. This position is located in downtown Toronto.
The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of commercial contracts experience gained from a major law firm or corporation. Experience working on procurement, technology and software contracts and familiarity with privacy considerations will be of significant interest. Strong negotiating skills and sound business judgement will also be required. This individual will need to be collaborative, pragmatic and possess the skills to navigate a complex organization. The ability to work within a dynamic team environment will be essential.
This is a new position in an ever changing and reputable organization that offers career growth opportunities. The Legal team is active, creative and top notch. There is little turnover in the legal department and it is proud of its OneCF Culture, a diverse and inclusive culture that has been recognized with a number of recent awards including, Greater Toronto’s Top 2020 Employers, Waterstone Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures (2019-2020), and Canada’s Greenest Employers (2020). If you are interested in applying to this exciting opportunity, please send your cv and cover letter to Lorene Nagata at NagataConnex Executive Legal Search at the contact information below.
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