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Job Title: In-House Legal Counsel -Corporate & Commercial- 14 month contract ( ID: A7434 )
Career Category: Commercial, Contracts, Corporate
Posted Date: 2020-09-17
Location: Ottawa
Our client, an Ottawa based Crown Corporation, is looking to add a Legal Counsel, with expertise in Corporate & Commercial law for a 14 month contract.

Reporting to the Director of Legal Services, you will be responsible for providing legal advice and services to the organization on a wide range of business issues. *Due to COVID-19, the role will begin remotely, but the selected individual will be required to work in the office, once the staff return to the workplace.

In this role you will be responsible for:
• Drafting and Negotiating agreements;
• Management of risk;
• Protection of intellectual property;
• Labour & Employment matters;
• Maintenance of organizational practices and policies;
• Conducting legal research and writing;
• Drafting and reviewing relevant correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents;
• Staying current in relevant areas of law


You are the ideal candidate if you are/have:
• JD/LL.B and are a member in good standing with a Bar of a province or territory in Canada;
• 3-5 years of relevant legal experience gained either in-house or at a law firm;
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills;
• Strong judgement, personal integrity, discretion and tact;
• Solid legal research, analytical and writing skills;
• Business awareness, a commitment to excellent client service, and a motivation to proactively support the organization’s mandate;
• Responsiveness, versatility, and the ability to work independently under tight deadlines;
• Ability to collaborate and allocate responsibilities with a collegial and interdisciplinary team;
• Bilingualism in French and English at an intermediate level

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining an organization that inspires growth and promotes excellence, within a collaborative work environment, and provides a competitive compensation package, send us your details!



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