Senior In-House Lawyer

The Onni Group is a leading real estate firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with offices in Toronto, Los Angeles and Chicago. This diverse company is vertically integrated with in-house departments responsible for execution of the company’s activities including property development, construction and management as well as leasing, sales and marketing.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented professional to join the in-house legal team in Vancouver.

Job Description:

  • Negotiate, manage, and take responsibility for key contractual provisions with subcontractors, suppliers, and professionals engaged across business units;
  • Revise and update variety of contract templates;
  • Support departments in resolving conflicts pursuant to contractual obligations and in keeping with core business goals;
  • Engage and manage external legal counsel in support of litigation and real estate development matters; and
  • Provide broad legal support to every business element within a diverse and growing organization.

Summary of Qualifications & Requirements:

  • 3+ years of private-practice legal experience.
  • Skilled in contract management, negotiation, and drafting.
  • Experience in litigation or insurance (including coverage disputes, reporting, and familiarity with various policies in construction and property management space) considered an asset.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management practices required to manage high volume of diverse matters.
  • Strategic planner with confidence to balance legal risks with business interests.

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