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Job Title: Legal Counsel NEW ( ID: C8425 )
Career Category: Corporate, Corporate - General, Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted Date: 2021-09-13
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Are you a corporate transactional m & a lawyer seeking an exciting In House opportunity at the head office of a thriving, innovative and well established company, then Life After Law has the ideal position for you!

Our client, a dynamic and growing company is expanding and adding a brand new position within their legal department for a lawyer with approximately 4-7 years of strong corporate m & a experience to work as a Legal Counsel and report directly to the VP, Legal Affairs. This is an excellent opportunity for either a corporate transactional lawyer in private practice seeking to transition In House or a corporate lawyer currently In House who is seeking a new and exciting opportunity to work on sophisticated m & a transactions in a fast paced and collaborative work environment. U.S. cross border expertise and/or experience in the health sector is considered an asset. This position is currently remote for the time being.


•Draft and negotiate various corporate and commercial agreements: m & a, share purchase and asset purchase agreements, and shareholder contracts etc.;
•Provide legal advice on corporate transactions and evaluate legal risks;
•Ensure that contracts are in compliance with applicable rules, laws and regulations as well as with senior management directives;
•Draft and implement various corporate policies; and
•Provide support and advice to different business units re: legal matters.


The ideal candidate will:

•Be a member in good standing of the Quebec Bar;
•Have approximately 4-7 years of strong corporate m & a transactional experience, including commercial expertise;
•Be able to work autonomously with minimal supervision;
•Have solid business acumen and be a strong team player;
•Possess excellent attention to detail, interpersonal skills and professionalism;
•Be bilingual with strong English skills;
•Experience in US corporate matters is considered an asset; and
•Experience in the health sector is also considered an asset.

This is truly an exciting opportunity to join a thriving and collegial legal team and work on stimulating corporate m & a transactional matters, as Legal Counsel at the head office of a dynamic company.

If this describes you and you are interested in this outstanding position, then please send us your details.

We thank all applicants. Only those with the required expertise will be contacted.



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