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Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Legal, this position is responsible for providing administrative and other support to RioCan’s Legal Department.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation of commercial contracts and other legal documentation, including commercial leases and correspondence;
  • Proofread legal agreements, including commercial leases and various corporate documents, and attend to their execution and distribution;
  • Update internal status reports for ongoing legal matters;
  • Follow-up with tenants and their legal representatives on outstanding documentation, and act as a liaison within, as well as outside, the organization;
  • Attend to payment and categorization of legal invoicing and assist with generating various reports relating to legal spend;
  • Administrative support such as filing, scanning, photocopying, document uploading to internal databases and submitting expense reimbursements for team members, as required;
  • Attend weekly departmental meetings;
  • Other duties / projects as required.

Qualification Requirements

  • 5-10 years of experience in a law firm, in-house legal department, or real estate organization;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate across all levels within, as well as outside the organization;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment;
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities;
  • Ability to show initiative and work independently;
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook.

RioCan brings together smart, talented people from diverse backgrounds, and creates spaces where we can all prosper.  People are at the core of who we are, and we respect that they have taken all kinds of paths to get here.

We are committed to creating an environment in which all employees are valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas. We value different voices and perspectives, and appreciate that unique backgrounds and identities make our organization stronger.

RioCan welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process please let us know and we will be happy to work with you to meet your needs.