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Job Title: Legal Counsel - Public Company ( ID: O1495 )
Career Category: Commercial Contracts, Intellectual Property
Posted Date: 2018-02-19
Location: Montreal, Quebec
This is an exciting opportunity to work as a Legal Counsel in the Montreal Office of a large and dynamic company. This position reports to the Vice President, Legal & Business. This lawyer must have approximately 5-8 years of strong experience in commercial matters, drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements as well as experience in IP law. This lawyer will draft or review distribution agreements, service agreements and license agreements as well as other contracts (ex: confidentiality agreements, development agreements and licensing agreements). This lawyer will join the organization’s existing legal department and be involved in providing strategic advice to the company, legal opinions and in ensuring that various projects and transactions comply with industry requirements and conditions.


You are the ideal candidate if you:

•Are a member in good standing of the Quebec bar;
•A lawyer with approximately 5-8 years of experience in commercial matters (particularly, contract drafting and negotiating) and IP law experience;
•Experience in copyright, IT, media or entertainment law would be considered a tremendous asset;
•Have strong business acumen and are a strategic thinker;
•Have the ability to multitask and handle competing priorities;
•Have strong negotiation, decision-making and analytical skills;
•Have the ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as autonomously;
•Are extremely well-organized with strong communication and interpersonal skills;
•Are bilingual with strong English skills

This is an excellent opportunity to join the existing legal department of a large company with a collegial 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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