Wesgroup Properties started as a family business in British Columbia more than 50 years ago and today is one of Western Canada’s largest private real estate organizations with a diversified portfolio spanning residential and commercial real estate in most asset classes. Wesgroup owns and manages over 3 million square feet of commercial property and has built more than 7000 homes in 100 communities.
An opportunity has arisen for a General Counsel to join Wesgroup as part of the Executive Team. Reporting to the President, and providing leadership to the legal department, the General Counsel will advise executive and senior management on all legal matters while directing and working with outside counsel. General Counsel will provide expert and strategic legal advice on all matters relating to: acquisitions/dispositions, leasing, property management (commercial & residential), tax, finance, corporate structuring, development, construction, sales & marketing, governance and other general legal matters.
The ideal candidate will have at least 13 years of relevant legal experience, with specific experience in real estate, a law degree and be a member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, exceptional business acumen and a proven ability to effectively communicate legal advice to a diverse range of stakeholders is a must.
This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the senior leadership team at one of Canada’s most dynamic and rapidly growing real estate companies with an excellent reputation and brand.
For more information, or to apply, please contact Joanna at: Joanna@TaylorRyan.com. We thank all applicants in advance, however only qualified candidates may be contacted.