In House Counsel

In House Counsel - Real Estate & Development

November 7, 2023

Vaughan is one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities. Its emerging downtown, the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre; Canada’s first smart hospital, the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital; and the 900-acre North Maple Regional Park continue to generate momentum and excitement. Be part of something amazing and build your career at the City of Vaughan!  The City is an equal-opportunity employer and a forward-looking municipality that is committed to fostering a dynamic workplace that is diverse, inclusive and welcoming. As an award-winning organization for its employment and diversity and inclusivity practices, the City is focused on providing its employees with a thriving professional environment that leverages flexible work arrangements, a family-focused benefits package emphasizing work-life balance, learning and growth opportunities, and a place where collaboration and teamwork are valued. Excellence demands brilliant personalities, visionary thinking and a passion for public service. Vaughan is your place to grow.

 The City of Vaughan is seeking a real estate lawyer with at least 3 years of experience with development matters to join its well-established and collaborative team. Reporting to the Deputy City Solicitor, Real Estate and Development Law, you will be responsible for advising across the full spectrum of real estate and development matters including capital projects, Planning Act and Condominium Act matters, and development finance matters. This role will suit an adaptable lawyer with superior communication skills and strong business acumen who can provide practical legal advice.

The ideal candidate will have strong experience drafting and negotiating agreements related to commercial, residential, and industrial real estate transactions and land development matters, gained from a strong firm or in-house environment. This is an exceptional opportunity for a candidate with excellent practical judgement and the demonstrated ability to build strong relationships to join a highly collegial team and work on a variety of interesting projects.

For more information or to apply, please contact Sherri Pinsler at

As this is an exclusive assignment with The Heller Group, all inquiries and applications sent directly to the City of Vaughan will be redirected to The Heller Group.


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