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Job Title: General Counsel (Winnipeg!) ( ID: A9001 )
Career Category: Business, Business Strategy, Corporate, Corporate - General, Corporate Law, General Counsel, In-house, In-house Counsel
Posted Date: 2017-10-03
Location: Winnipeg
A truly exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced lawyer (10+ years with general Business Law experience) to join a cutting edge, young, dynamic and rapidly growing company!

This company doesn’t take themselves too seriously while being a serious player in their industry!

Job Description:

Our client, an award-winning tech-focused, progressive, young, entrepreneurial (customer-oriented, solution providing) global company is seeking a General Counsel to join their Winnipeg Head office.

Working as part of the Senior Management team, and reporting directly to the CFO, you will be responsible for managing all legal matters and implementing legal processes, on behalf of the company.

Your responsibilities will include:
- Providing counsel on key legal issues and strategies
- Managing day-to-day legal matters all relating to a rapidly growing, Canadian-based global organization
- Overseeing all legal matters relating to contracts, employment law, HR, regulatory compliance, governance, 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 Business Law legal experience gained in a leading or boutique law firm
- Have an excellent understanding of tech related businesses
- Have strong drafting and negotiation experience
- Are able to thrive in a dynamic, driven, fast-paced and most importantly FUN 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

If this describes you and you are interested in joining a dynamic, progressive, fast-paced and fast-growing organization that provides a competitive compensation package and challenging work environment, send us your details!



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