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Job Title: Legal Counsel ( ID: A9546 )
Career Category: Commercial, Contracts, Corporate, Securities, Transactions
Posted Date: 2010-04-24
Location: Toronto
Our Client is a Canadian based natural resources company with on-going projects located world-wide. They are seeking an intermediate (2-4 years) corporate/commercial attorney with significant corporate transactional experience and familiarity with Canadian securities laws to join its Toronto, Ontario office as Legal Counsel.

In this role you will assist with the management and administration of the Company’s legal affairs and issues.

Your responsibilities will include:
-Reviewing, negotiating and drafting of various contracts including: joint venture agreements, confidentiality agreements and supplier/consultant contracts.
-Corporate transactions, asset acquisitions and divestitures; mergers and acquisitions, financings. -Assisting in the review, drafting and negotiating of related documentation.
-Assisting with litigation management and legal analysis as well as providing regular reported documentation to internal counsel and management
-Corporate governance and regulatory matters, securities filings and continuous disclosure and compliance


You are the ideal candidate if you:
-have 2-4 years of general corporate/commercial law experience gained at a top-tier law firm or in house legal department
- have experience with corporate transactions and knowledge of Canadian securities laws
-are admitted to practice law in Canada or the U.S.
-have excellent communication and interpersonal and analytical skills
-have strong drafting and negotiating experience
-have superior interpersonal and communication skills; business acumen a plus
-are able to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
-Undergraduate Degree in Business and/or business background is beneficial
-Experience working in the natural resources sector is an asset



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