OCTOBER 12, 2018 CAREERS lxvii
(7 – 10 years)
The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) is the operator of Toronto Pearson
International Airport. With 47.1 million passengers in 2017, Toronto Pearson is Canada’s
largest airport, and North America’s second largest international passenger airport. It is a
hub for the movement of people and goods across the country, continent and around the
globe. The focus of the GTAA is on growing Toronto Pearson’s status as an international
gateway, and its vision is: “To be the best airport in the world. Making a difference,
connecting the world.” While this vision is ambitious, the GTAA is strategically well
positioned to make it a reality.
In order to assist with this growth, the GTAA has a well-developed Legal Department of 4
lawyers, a Corporate Secretary, 2 law clerks and 4 support staff. It is now seeking a Legal
Counsel who will be responsible for supporting the GTAA’s growing commercial leasing
portfolio as well as a wide variety of other commercial opportunities. In addition, there
is a healthy mix of corporate/commercial work, including various commercial contracts,
IT outsourcing matters, real estate transactions, construction projects and litigation
management. This position is located at Toronto Pearson (accessible from downtown via UP)
and will report to the VP, General Counsel, Corporate Safety and Security.
The ideal candidate will have 7 – 10 years of commercial leasing and corporate / commercial
experience gained from a well-respected firm or corporation. You approach your work with
a commercial mindset and a sense of urgency. Strong organizational skills and attention to
detail, as well as the ability to build relationships with the business groups, will also be key
components of your success. You are self-motivated and a “doer”and you have the ability to
juggle competing interests. Your teammates are supportive and value collaboration.
The GTAA is a unique place to work – it is growing and evolving to meet the changing
needs of air travelers and to achieve its bold strategic goal. It values respect and integrity
and offers an environment that allows for career development for enthusiastic employees.
If you are interested in applying to this opportunity, please send your cv and cover letter
to Lorene Nagata or Lesa Ong at NagataCONNEX Executive Legal Search at the contact
As this is an exclusive campaign with NagataConnex Executive Legal Search,
any resumes received from other sources will be forwarded to it.
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