NOVEMBER 8, 2019 CAREERS xlv
Rain Maker Group
4 King St. W., Suite 1060
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1B6
RioCan is one of Canada’s largest real estate investment trusts with a total enterprise
value of approximately $14.3 billion as at June 30, 2019. RioCan owns, manages and
develops retail-focused, increasingly mixed-use properties located in prime, high-density transit-oriented areas where Canadians want to shop, live and work. As at
June 30, 2019, RioCan’s portfolio is comprised of 230 properties with an aggregate net
leasable area of approximately 39.1 million square feet, including residential rental and
13 development properties. The company has invested in, developed, and managed
properties in North America for over 25 years and remains a forward-looking,
entrepreneurial organization with the agility to seize new opportunities.
RioCan is currently seeking a Junior Corporate/Commercial Lawyer to join its high
caliber team as Legal Counsel. Reporting to the Senior Director, Legal, this position is
responsible for providing timely, actionable advice to internal clients on a wide variety
of commercial, real estate and construction matters as well as corporate initiatives.
The successful candidate will be exposed to a variety of work including: drafting,
negotiating and interpreting commercial agreements including leases; advising on a
range of strategic initiatives including new development projects and strategic
partnerships; advising on regulatory, risk and compliance matters; managing litigation;
assisting with the development of organizational policies; and managing external
The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience gained from a leading law firm
or major organization. While commercial real estate experience would be considered a
strong asset, it is not mandatory for this role. Exceptional negotiating and drafting
skills, an ability to deliver sound and decisive advice in a fast-paced environment, and
strong relationship-building and communication skills are a must. This is a great
opportunity for a junior lawyer to join a talented legal team and build their career with a
leading and evolving real estate company.
If you have the requisite skill-set, please contact in complete confidence Danya Cohen
(a Canadian qualified lawyer) at RainMaker Group.
As this is an exclusive assignment with RainMaker Group, all resumes sent directly to
RioCan will be re-directed to RainMaker Group.