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Job Title: Associate Counsel (12 Month Contract) ( ID: O9584 )
Career Category: Business Strategy, Commercial, Commercial Contracts, Corporate, Corporate Development, Corporate Governance, Corporate Law
Posted Date: 2021-02-12
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Are you a lawyer seeking an excellent opportunity In House to work amongst a seasoned group of professionals within a highly regarded, collegial and forward thinking organization, then Life After Law has the ideal position for you!

Our client, a large, sophisticated organization, is seeking an Associate Counsel to join their existing legal team for a 12 month contract position. The Associate Counsel will report to the Associate General Counsel and should have a minimum of 5 years of strong corporate/commercial transactional experience, drafting and negotiating a variety of contracts. This lawyer will also advise the organization re: legal risk and ensure its compliance with legal and regulatory obligations.


• Support the organization’s business units, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating corporate and commercial agreements, maintaining and creating templates, and advising re: contest rules and regulations, privacy and compliance matters;
• Conduct research and analysis re: organizational issues;
• Draft and review corporate policies and procedures and assist with training applicable business units;
• Provide legal advice and support re: regulatory and governance issues regarding the organization; and
• Supervise external counsel on legal matters.



The ideal candidate will have:

• An LL.B/J.D. and be a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario;
• A minimum of 5 years of strong corporate/commercial transactional experience acquired in private practice or In House
• Solid analytical, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills;
• Professionalism, confidence, be detail oriented, an effective relationship builder, and be capable of managing competing priorities in a fast paced work environment;
• Regulatory experience is considered an asset; and
• Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and Microsoft Teams is required.

This is an exciting In House opportunity to join the legal department of a highly professional and well established organization and work amongst collaborative and seasoned professionals.

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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