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Job Title: GENERAL COUNSEL/VP LEGAL (Mining Industry) ( ID: A6733 )
Career Category: Business Affairs, Commercial Contracts, Contracts, Corporate Law, Mergers/Acquisitions, Mining, Transactions
Posted Date: 2015-12-17
Location: Vancouver
A truly exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced lawyer (10+ years with significant experience in the mining industry) to join a cutting edge, young, dynamic and rapidly growing company!

Job Description:

Our client, a progressive mining company involved in exploration, development and construction and headquartered in Canada is expanding!
They are looking to add a General Counsel/VP Legal to their Vancouver team.

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

Your responsibilities will include:
- Providing counsel on key legal issues and strategies
- Managing day-to-day legal matters all relating to the mining industry
- Acting as lead counsel on acquisitions, development and construction and drafting and negotiating associated agreements
- Overseeing all legal matters relating to contracts, employment law, regulatory compliance, governance, credit agreements and other general corporate/commercial matters
- Drafting and negotiating a wide range of corporate/commercial agreements
- Managing all external legal relationships- and ensuring that they are providing services in an effective and cost efficient manner


You are the ideal candidate if you:

- Have an LLB or JD and are a member of a Canadian Bar
- 10 + years of legal experience in the mining and natural resources industry
- Have an excellent understanding of and direct experience in the mining industry
- Have experience with large scale acquisition transactions; construction experience (agreement drafting and negotiation)
- Are able to thrive in a dynamic, driven, entrepreneurial environment
- Like taking initiative and working under minimal supervision as well as with teams
- Are able to oversee complex technical legal issues
- Can handle competing demands in an energetic, fast-paced environment



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