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Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with approximately $250 billion in assets under management and more than a 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity.  Brookfield sponsors and manages funds, investment strategies and mandates on behalf of investors with over $ 100 billion of fee bearing capital.  Headquartered in Toronto and New York, Brookfield has operations in more than 30 countries with a team of 700 investment professionals and over 55,000 operating employees.

Brookfield Property Group (BPG) is Brookfield’s Real Estate business group. With approximately $145 billion of property assets under management, BPG is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated owners, operators and investors in property.

BPG in Toronto is looking for a motivated individual to work with their Private Real Estate Funds team and support this group’s legal team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with all corporate legal matters relating to the operation of BPG private investment funds
  • Maintain entity lists and organizational structure charts and co-ordinate quarterly with various platforms and operating companies for updates; prepare quarterly entity list submissions
  • Manage Blueprint database and CSC portal
  • Monitor and oversee compliance with annual regulatory filing and fee requirements for all entities to ensure they are maintained in good standing
  • Prepare corporate resolutions and Certificates of Incumbency
  • Manage legal document system, including responding to requests for documents, saving documents and maintaining organization of all legal documents
  • Form new U.S. entities and state qualification of entities as required; co-ordinate offshore entity formations with outside counsel
  • Prepare initial operating agreements and co-ordinate with outside counsel on preparing amended and restated operating agreements
  • Apply for Employee Identification Numbers for domestic and foreign entities
  • Prepare W-8/W-9 tax forms
  • Assist with bank account openings
  • Maintain director/officer slate registers and update slates as needed
  • Coordinate execution of signature pages
  • Advise registered agent of any entity formations, name changes, conversions and dissolutions; co-ordinate payment of invoices
  • Manage distribution of Notices of Service of Process
  • Respond to queries from other business groups
  • Manage legal document requests from service providers
  • Assist with compliance activities, as necessary

 

Requirements:

  • Diploma from a recognized Ontario Law Clerk program and certifies with  The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario
  • Minimum of three years of post-qualification experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment and to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to effectively manage priorities while meeting timelines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, with iManage experience a plus
  • Experience in corporate database entry and maintenance
  • Ability to travel (approximately 15%)
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