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Job Title: Legal Counsel NEW ( ID: C5198 )
Career Category: Commercial, Commercial Contracts, Corporate, Corporate - General, Corporate Law, Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted Date: 2021-06-10
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Description:  
This is a new and excellent opportunity to work at the head office of a leading company and join their growing and thriving legal department as a Legal Counsel. This position reports directly to their VP, Legal Affairs. Candidates should have approximately 5-10 years of strong commercial and corporate transactional experience. This Legal Counsel will draft and negotiate a variety of commercial and corporate m & a agreements (ex: service contracts, financing agreements, asset purchases, share purchases, term sheets and leases) as well as provide litigation oversight. This Legal Counsel will advise various business units on diverse areas, such as regulatory, corporate, commercial, real estate, and employment matters.

Responsibilities:



•Draft and negotiate a variety of sophisticated commercial and corporate (m & a) agreements;

•Advise different company departments on legal matters and assess legal risks;

•Draft and implement various corporate policies;

•Oversee litigation matters and provide strategic guidance; and

•Ensure that contracts are in compliance with applicable rules and regulations.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will:

•Be a member in good standing of the Quebec Bar;

•Have approximately 5-10 years of strong commercial and corporate transactional experience including m & a expertise;

•Have solid communication abilities, strong interpersonal skills and be a team player;

•Have strong business acumen, be a self-starter and at ease in a fast paced work environment;

•Possess strong problem solving and analytical abilities and be capable of managing competing priorities;

•Be driven, organized and detail oriented;

•Be bilingual (French and English);

•Experience in the health sector is considered an asset; and

•Experience in Canadian common law is also considered an asset.



This is an exciting opportunity to join a well established and growing company as Legal Counsel and work on a variety of complex files in a collaborative environment.

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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