16 days old

Leasing Counsel

Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Leasing Counsel

What we offer

URW is seeking a strategic, innovative leasing counsel who will help drive URWs objectives to help reshape how people shop, live, work and play. You will possess the passion to go the extra mile with a strong moral compass and ethics aimed to build trust and transparency across the company. This role will report to the Head of Legal Leasing. We are imaginative and bold, always pushing the boundaries to achieve results. Our culture embraces creativity, diversity and progression, nurturing everyone we work with to reach the top of their profession.

In this role, your main missions are:

  • Draft and negotiate leases (primarily complex leases with big box tenants and other large space users often on non-standard company forms in complex regional and flagship retail and mixed-use settings), letters of intent, subleases, amendments, assignments, temporary license agreements, and other related leasing documents.
  • Prepare, negotiate, draft and finalize office lease agreements and related documents for new tenants leasing space within our assets and work in close coordination with leasing, development, and other stakeholder representatives to facilitate timely execution of lease agreements.
  • Assist the leasing teams in tenant lease negotiations. Must be able to identify and discuss legal and business issues and assist the teams in resolving such issues in the best interest of the Company.
  • Provide advice to the business in the avoidance of legal disputes including landlord/tenant legal issues, tenant leases, tenant defaults and other miscellaneous legal matters.
  • Other responsibilities shall include, without limitation:

  • Participate in the development and interpretation of company operating policies and procedures.
  • Provide guidance and advice on legal aspects of leasing and other general real estate matters.
  • Provide guidance to paralegals and coordinators to process lease documentation through execution.
  • Provide general legal advice related to leasing matters that may arise from time to time.

What we are looking for

You. . .

  • Member of a state Bar in good standing, preferably CA or NY
  • Strong academic credentials preferred.
  • Law firm and in-house experience preferred. Experience with REITs and/or real estate companies preferred.
  • 5+ years prior experience negotiating and drafting complex retail, office and/or mixed-use lease documents, preferably in regional or flagship mixed use retail development settings.
  • Excellent reading, oral/written communication skills, strong analytical capability, negotiation skills and concise grammatical skills, detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects as well as strong follow through skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in a fast paced, team-oriented and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to complete projects timely and accurately and to interact and communicate diplomatically with others.

What is important to us

The following values bring us together and guide our actions. They are the foundation of who we are today and who we will be tomorrow: EXCELLENCE We deliver positive and sustainable impact - TEAMWORK We unite diverse talent to succeed - ETHICS We build trust and transparency BOLDNESS WE operate with ambitious vision PASSION We love what we achieve together OWNERSHIP We are action oriented and accountable.

We want someone who is committed, thorough, works well in a team, exudes positive energy and ready to grow within an international company. We offer a collaborative, innovative, and achievement focused culture with unique opportunities for growth. We strive for excellence and our culture fosters autonomy, innovation and the collective power of our employees. If you are looking to work on stimulating and empowering missions, amongst great team members, while being challenged daily, do not hesitate to apply!

Our company purpose to Reinvent Being Together is about reimagining how individuals and communities come together, socialize, and enjoy dynamic experiences alongside one another in entirely new ways. We are at our best when we are TOGETHER safely. We are pleased to announce our new hybrid schedule working 3 days per week in our Los Angeles and New York corporate offices and up to 2 days per week remotely. In returning to the office, we are following federal guidance on what we need to do to safeguard the health and safety of our employee community, including that URW employees must be fully vaccinated or request an accommodation.

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, experience and skills. We believe that diversity plays an important part in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of peoples individual differences.

We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and other legally protected characteristics.


Posted: 2021-11-21 Expires: 2021-12-20
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