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Job Title: LEGAL COUNSEL ( ID: A9244 )
Career Category: Corporate Law, Securities
Posted Date: 2017-01-18
Location: Toronto, Ontario
This is an exciting opportunity for a corporate lawyer with securities experience to work in house as Legal Counsel and report to the head of the legal department at a leading company. This position requires a lawyer with approximately 4-6 years of securities and corporate law experience, acquired either in a large law firm or a financial institution. This lawyer will be involved in a variety of tasks, including drafting investment fund material agreements and offering documents as well as contract drafting and negotiating. In addition, this lawyer will also provide assistance re: corporate and finance matters and operations. This is an excellent role for a lawyer with the aforementioned experience to utilize their expertise in a collegial, corporate context, develop their skills for the long term and acquire additional responsibilities in a business milieu.


•Drafting prospectuses for mutual funds
•Drafting offering memoranda for institutional pools and pooled funds offered under prospectus exemptions
•Drafting and negotiating investment management agreements, subscription agreements and related contracts
•Drafting and negotiating additional contracts
•Working on corporate matters and other matters (ex: finance, human resources and tax…)


You are the ideal candidate if you have:

•An LLB degree and are a member of the Law Society
•A minimum of four years of securities law experience, acquired either at a large law firm or a financial institution
•Strong academic credentials
•Solid drafting and negotiating skills
•Good business acumen
•Strong analytical skills, are practical and detail oriented
•Capable of working autonomously and in a team
•Capable of handling competing priorities and meeting tight deadlines

If this describes you and you are interested in working in this exciting role, then send us your details!

Thank you in advance for your application but only those with the requisite experience will be contacted.



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