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Job Title: Senior Legal Corporate Counsel (Vancouver!) NEW ( ID: C6627 )
Career Category: Corporate, Corporate - General, In-house, Insurance, Insurance Defence
Posted Date: 2018-03-21
Location: Vancouver
Are you a Senior Corporate Lawyer with a broad solicitor’s background looking for an exciting in-house opportunity in a collegial yet challenging organization?

Job Description:

Our client, a leading insurance organization, is seeking an experienced corporate lawyer with 10+ years’ of broad corporate solicitor experience to join their Greater Vancouver Head Office.

The successful candidate will have a strong generalist background and be integral to the company’s Corporate Law Department working on a variety of interesting and challenging legal matters relating to: Procurement law; Trade agreements; General supply agreements and contracts (relating to computer technology, computer hardware and software systems) and various highly complex and/or sensitive legal matters

The successful candidate will:

• Negotiate, draft, review, amend and/or interpret corporate contracts, forms, policies, guides and materials for legal effect and to provide constructive advice and input to internal business groups.
• Have the ability (as a generalist) to work with supply agreements of all varieties and those that may include technology
• Advise the business on legal principles and legislation relating to procurement and trade agreements
• Participate as a member of, or provide legal advice to a variety of internal business groups and/or committees
• Initiate preventative legal services through the delivery of employee seminars and design and deliver employee workshops on legal matters and processes
• Assist the business in managing legal risk
• Work directly with internal stakeholder groups to support their initiatives.


The Successful Candidate Must:

• Be a member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia
• Have a minimum of 10 years’ solicitors’ experience in the areas of commercial contracts, IT law, and procurement law
• Have knowledge and experience of procurement principles and trade agreements
• Possess a broad foundation of legal knowledge and experience relevant to the above practice areas
• Have superb technical writing and research skills. An interest and/or experience in legislative drafting considered a plus
• Have knowledge and experience with legal project management and superior organizational and time management skills with experience addressing multiple projects at once
• In-house experience considered a plus
• Have solid technical, interpersonal and communication skills
• Exhibit a high level of professionalism and outstanding business judgment.

If you thrive in a high performing, yet collegial team environment and are seeking personal and professional rewards in an in-house setting, then this is the position for you.



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