Junior Legal Counsel - Real Estate

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Currently, the Legal Team of Foot Locker is a small team of four legal counsels and two paralegals. The Legal Team covers a wide range of legal-, strategic- and business issues in over 25 countries, of which 21 countries in Europe. Working in this team, you must be comfortable with understanding how various Legal systems work, be able to drill down to the core of the matter with preciseness, have a healthy dose of common sense, and be able to make quick decisions based thereon. A 9-to-5 mentality is not the right fit.

In order to be ready for the future, within the Legal Team, we have created a dedicated Legal Real Estate Team. Therefore, we have the position of a full-time legal counsel Real Estate. You will be responsible for reviewing, negotiating, and drafting all aspects of retail, office and warehouse lease agreements. You will work closely with our outside law firms and internal business partners from the Real Estate team, with various backgrounds and nationalities. Therefore, it is important that you are eager to learn, be humble and understand the business drivers. We expect a hands-on and getting things done mentality.

With your passion to perform, being part of the Legal Team, you drive the business forward.

  • Negotiate, review, and draft retail, office and warehouse lease agreements.
  • Review estoppel certificates, and subordination and non-disturbance agreements.
  • Handle and resolve any real estate related disputes. Create and negotiate settlement agreements.
  • Support Cost Recovery department in protecting lease rights such as co-tenancy and exclusive use violations.
  • Review construction related lease language for Construction Projects.
  • Review Utility Charges with the Utility Department to ensure that existing/proposed charges are in-line with applicable standards.
  • Prepare Construction Lease Abstract for review by Construction Department.
  • Must hold a bachelor or master law degree.
  • Ability to respond quickly and accurately to all requests and assignments.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time independently.
  • Fluent in English and another language of the region is preferable (German French and/or Spanish), both written and oral.
  • A balanced, no nonsense personality with a strong will to succeed and with interpersonal skills.
  • Good judgement, high level of integrity.
  • Willing to roll up the sleeves if needed and take charge of operational matters even if these are not legal.
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