• Corporate Counsel

    Location US-TX-Houston
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  • Overview

    When you join Hines, you will work alongside innovative leaders who set the standards responsible for our reputation as an industry leader today, and you’ll be a part of shaping our future in the years to come.


    As Corporate Counsel with Hines, you will assist with real estate and corporate transactions, develop strong partnerships with its central and regional offices and coordinate with outside legal counsel as requested.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


    • Draft real estate contracts (property management agreements, development management agreements, purchase and sale agreements, closing documents, easements, licenses, etc.)
    • Prepare or review a variety of corporate and organizational documents (e.g., dissolutions, secretary certificates, foreign power of attorney, partnership and/or LLC agreements, promissory notes, guarantees, waivers, releases, etc.).
    • Prepare transaction-type resolutions pertaining to purchases and sales of properties, due diligence for closings, etc.
    • Provide advice on indemnity clauses, guarantees and other provisions; review insurance and indemnity requirements in contracts.
    • Manage contracts, including preparing checklists and tracking critical dates
    • Provide support to central departments and regional offices through the review and negotiation of vendor and other services contracts, broker listing agreements, non-disclosure agreements, etc.


    Minimum Requirements include:


    • J.D. degree from an accredited law school; strong academic record
    • Four or more years of relevant legal experience
    • Licensed to practice law, preferably in the state of Texas


    Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 207 cities in 24 countries. Hines has approximately $116.4 billion of assets under management, including $64 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $52.4 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 109 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,319 properties, totaling over 431 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 527 properties, representing over 224 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit www.hines.com for more information.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and support workforce diversity.


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