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Job Title: Senior Counsel (5-8 Years) ( ID: O8061 )
Career Category: Commercial, Commercial Contracts, Corporate, Mergers/Acquisitions, Real Estate
Posted Date: 2020-11-30
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Description:  
This is an excellent opportunity to work as a Senior Counsel at the head office of a well established, dynamic, and rapidly growing company. The Senior Counsel will report to the VP, Legal Affairs and will join their existing legal department. They will draft and negotiate a variety of corporate ( m & a), commercial and real estate agreements as well as offer strategic advice utilizing their strong business acumen, within a collegial and stimulating work atmosphere.


Responsibilities:

•Draft and negotiate various corporate and commercial agreements: m & a, service contracts, shareholder agreements, purchasing and marketing contracts, and leases;
•Provide legal advice on corporate transactions and assess legal risks;
•Ensure that contracts are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and with senior management directives;
•Draft and implement various corporate policies; and
•Provide support and advice to various company departments re: legal matters.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will:

•Be a member in good standing of the Quebec Bar;
•Have approximately 5-8 years of strong transactional experience, including corporate m & a, commercial contracts and real estate (leases) expertise;
•Experience in privacy law, labour law, IP matters and litigation management is considered an asset;
•Be able to work autonomously with minimal supervision and be a team player;
•Have solid business acumen;
•Have strong attention to detail, interpersonal skills and professionalism;
•Be bilingual with strong English skills;
•Experience in the health sector is considered an asset; and
•Experience in Canadian common law is also considered an asset.


This is truly a unique opportunity to join an exciting, fast paced and thriving company as Senior Counsel and work in a collaborative milieu. This position will be remote for the time being.

If this describes you and you are interested in this excellent opportunity, then please send us your details.

We thank all applicants. Only those with the required expertise will be contacted.

        

 

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