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Job Title: Coordinator - Corporate & Legal Services NEW ( ID: C3535 )
Career Category: Commercial, Corporate - General
Posted Date: 2017-02-21
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Description:  
This is an exciting opportunity to work as the Coordinator – Corporate and Legal Services at this dynamic company.

The Coordinator – Corporate and Legal Services reports to the Corporate Secretary and Director, Corporate Governance. This lawyer will be responsible for the preparation and maintenance of legal documentation in the Legal Suite platform and ensuring compliance where necessary.  This individual will act as a resource on corporate procedures, authorizations and compliance for business units. The Coordinator – Corporate and Legal Services is also responsible for fulfilling any other duties required by the company and its subsidiary and affiliate companies to ensure compliance with corporate procedures and governance practices.

Responsibilities:

•Draft from templates and participate in the negotiation of confidentiality agreements, service contracts and other types of agreements;
•Organize and maintain the database of the company’s contracts and agreements;
•Collaborate with department heads and staff to ensure the capture of information in the Legal Suite platform;
•Participate in the drafting of resolutions and the creation of entities (companies, partnerships, etc.);
•Assist in the oversight of company’s subsidiaries, including the performance of all required corporate actions, maintenance of corporate minute books and electronic subsidiary database;
•Provide legal advice regarding corporate law matters; and
•Act as liaison with internal stakeholders with respect to giving legal mandates, obtaining legal mandate budgets and tracking legal services invoices.

Requirements:

You are an ideal candidate if you:

•Are a member in good standing of the Quebec Bar;
•Have approximately 3-5 years of experience in corporate and commercial law and legal affairs/compliance;
•Have a background in corporate legal procedures; this is considered an asset;
•Have working knowledge of applicable legislation; and
•Have excellent English skills (oral and written) and French communication skills.

        

 

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