Job Description

Looking to recruit a Commercial Real Estate Law Clerk for our well-respected mid-size law firm. Our clients are looking for an experienced and confident Law Clerk to join their growing team. We are looking for a candidate with in-depth knowledge of Commercial Real Estate you will assist supervising Lawyers in handling commercial lease negotiations and transactions from beginning to end. 

Our clients have been well established for over 50 years and pride themselves on providing their clients with the highest level of services. They will provide you with a positive working environment and a work-life balance. If you like working in a professional and fast pasted environment then this could be the position for you.  


  • Prepare commercial leases and related documents including amending agreements, sublease agreements, lease surrenders and renewals with a focus on shopping centre leases 
  • Assist Corporate and Real Estate Lawyers in reviewing and summarizing multiple leases relating to acquisitions, dispositions and refinancing of retail, commercial, and industrial premises
  • Prepare leasing documentation; supplementary documents; lease analysis and summary; first drafts of leases (when precedents are available); assignments (consent); sublease (consent); distress notice and non-disturbance agreements 
  • Draft, review and revise notices of default and termination, notices of lease and registrations and confidentiality agreements 
  •  Conduct extensive lease reviews and identify issues 
  • Make decisions based on pre-approved rules, precedent or lease section policy
  •  Negotiate with opposing lawyer and tenant as required Handle all related accounting procedures and any other administrative tasks as required



  • Completion of a recognized college level Law Clerk program 
  • ILCO membership 
  • Strong technical skills and proficient in Microsoft Office 2013, Document Management systems and Teraview
  •  Have exceptional written and communication skills, are organized and meticulous with follow-up and details and is able to take initiative, prioritize and multi-task


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Commercial Real Estate Law Clerk
Toronto, Ontario
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