Director, Legal Affairs

Please note that this position is filled

Our client, a leader in real estate and commercial finance, is currently seeking a Director, Legal Affairs to join their team. This position can be filled in Montreal or Toronto.

Full time, Permanent
Montreal - Toronto
Executive and High-Level Management, Legal


  • Competitive salary;
  • Flexible work schedule and hybrid working from home policy;
  • Prestigious clientele and very large financing file;
  • Competitive Register retirement with employer-employee contributions;
  • Targeted bonuses between 25% and 50%;
  • Four (4) weeks of vacation;
  • Group insurance plan;
  • Work environment based on innovation, involvement, and collaboration.


  • Bachelor of Laws (civil and / or Common Law);
  • Member in good standing for a minimum of ten (10) years of the Quebec or Ontario Bar;
  • At least seven (7) years of experience in financing or real estate law;
  • Developed analytical skills, autonomy, proactivity, excellent communication skills and a keen business sense;
  • Bilingualism essential (French and English).


  • Prepare and revise documents relating to real estate financing;
  • Participate on Canadian transactions (70%) and Americans (30%), with possible intensification of services in the USA;
  • Negotiate and set up structures, syndication and restructuring of loans;
  • Write and present legal opinions as well as loan and guarantee documents, in addition to participating in the negotiation of guarantee documents;
  • Supervise external mandates;
  • Manage the process of signing and approving legal documents;
  • Ensure compliance of financing approval documents;
  • Act as a support for the various heads of departments.

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