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Job Title: General Counsel ( ID: A9919 )
Career Category: Commercial, Corporate, E Commerce, High Tech, In-house, Intellectual Property, Privacy, Technology
Posted Date: 2014-03-06
Location: Ottawa
Our client, a growing technology company is expanding. They are looking to add a General Counsel to their Ottawa Team.

As part of the senior management team, you will be instrumental in building the client’s legal team and implementing legal processes.

The role will include:

-Providing counsel on key legal issues and strategies

-Managing day-to-day legal matters including contracts, employment law, regulatory compliance, governance, real estate leases and other corporate matters

-Working with international e-commerce law, intellectual property law, privacy law (PIPEDA and PCI compliance), and terms of service agreements

-Working closely on M&A transactions and public company readiness
-Managing all external legal relationships- and ensuring that they are providing services in an effective and cost efficient manner in accordance with the Legal Department's direction;


You are the ideal candidate if you:

• Have an LL.B/ JD, and 10+ years of experience
• Have experience in the technology sector with a thorough knowledge of the SaaS industry
• Have in-house counsel public company experience
• Have experience taking a company through an IPO or public market financing
• Are able to thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment
• Have the ability to oversee complex technical legal issues
• Have excellent oral and written communication skills, relationship building and interpersonal skills
• U.S.,experience is an asset

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a progressive, growing organization that provides a competitive compensation package, and a stimulating work environment send us your details.



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