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Job Title: Director & Legal Counsel ( ID: A3894 )
Career Category: Biotech, Director, In-house Counsel, Intellectual Property, Investment, Pharmaceutical, Private Equity, Transactions
Posted Date: 2017-02-21
Location: Toronto
Our client is a global leader in healthcare investing and private equity. They are looking to add a transactional Lawyer with US experience to their Toronto office.

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be involved in playing a key role on deal teams by negotiating and closing transactions and conducting due diligence.

Your responsibilities will include:
-Assisting with the legal aspects of financing and securitization transactions
-Providing legal support in relation to fund formation and maintenance and investment management issues
-Working with other members of the department and external counsel to support the firm’s regulatory needs
-Educating senior executives in regard to legal and risk management issues
-Advising internal clients at a variety of levels by communicating clear, concise and actionable legal advice


You are the ideal candidate if you:
-have 5-10 years of experience at a top-tier US or Canadian law firm or in-house legal department (more experience welcomed!)
-have law degree, with a US or Canadian call to the bar
-have US transactional experience and exposure to purchase agreements, license agreements and loan agreements
-Canadian and European transactional experience is an asset
-Have a life sciences degree or experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry
-fund experience would be an asset
-are highly motivated and results driven
-are able to build strong working relationships
-have excellent verbal and written communication skills
-have exceptional analytical and interpersonal skills
-are able to work well in a high-pressure, time-sensitive, entrepreneurial environment
-are strongly team oriented

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a fast paced, growing team that provides a very lucrative compensation package, send us your details



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