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Career Category: Commercial, Corporate, Energy, Environment, M&A
Posted Date: 2009-03-25
Location: Toronto
Our client is a rapidly growing, highly-funded, renewable energy company that is growing across North America. They are looking to add a General Counsel/Corporate Secretary to their Toronto management team.

Working as part of the Senior Management team, you will be responsible for managing all legal matters of the company as well as assisting in key strategic decision making, and corporate secretarial functions.

Your responsibilities will include:
•Keeping current on all relevant industry legislation
•Ensuring company wide legal compliance
•Drafting and reviewing sensitive correspondence
•All corporate/commercial work (including M&A, contract negations etc.)
•Drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements including renewable energy developers, RE development
•Managing and maximizing effectiveness of company’s outside counsel
•Managing Board of Directors Secretarial matters


You are the ideal candidate if you:
-have an LL.B/JD and other related education
-have approximately 5+ years of related experience
-have a good understanding of environmental law
-have a good understanding of energy law
-have some M&A experience
-have some development experience
-have a general corporate/commercial background
-IP experience is an asset
-are entrepreneurial
-have strong organizational, interpersonal, and time-management skills
-excellent communication and negotiation skills
-are a team player with the ability to work collaboratively

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a dynamic, entrepreneurial, fast-paced and fast- growing organization that provides a competitive compensation package, send us your details.



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