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Job Title: Legal Counsel - Large Company NEW ( ID: C5635 )
Career Category: Commercial, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Licensing
Posted Date: 2017-08-12
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Description:  
This is an exciting opportunity to work as a Legal Counsel in the Montreal Office of a large and thriving company. This position reports to the Vice President, Legal & Business.

Responsibilities:

• Drafting or review of license agreements between the company and content providers and copyright holders;
• Verify the compliance of the company's marketing initiatives, projects and contemplated transactions with the requirements and the conditions imposed by the copyright holders;
• Provide legal advices and opinions as required by the management and personnel of the various departments of the company, including but not limited to, on copyright-related concerns;
• Drafting or review of various IT agreements (e.g. software license agreements, development agreements, colocation agreements and services agreements) between the client and third parties;
• Drafting or review of various types of agreements (e.g. distribution agreements and services agreements) between the company and third parties; and
• Any other tasks as assigned by the Vice President, Legal & Business.

Requirements:

• Law degree completed and member in good standing of the Quebec bar;
• Cumulate between 5-8 years of experience in copyright law and IT law (particularly, in license agreements negotiation and drafting);
• Experience in entertainment law or media law would be considered a tremendous asset;
• Bilingual (French, English), both orally and in writing;
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
• Ability to manage priorities and multiple files at once in an efficient manner;
• Ability to deal efficiently with a great variety of business transactions and legal questions; and
• Ability to work alone and in a team.

This is an amazing opportunity to join the existing legal department of a dynamic company with a collaborative work environment. If this describes you, and you are interested in joining an exciting organization, please send us your details online.

We thank all applicants, only those with the required expertise will be contacted. Thank you

        

 

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