Conseillers juridiques Services conseils
National Bank of Canada
Montréal, Ile de Montréal, QC, CA
6d ago

Senior Advisors Legal Advisory Services

2 permanent positions of Legal Counsel and Senior Legal Counsel based in Montreal and reporting to the Vice-President Legal Affairs Legal Advisory Services.

These new positions will support the significantly expanding activities of Financial Markets and Wealth Management business units and subsidiaries.

These activities are part of various services provided to institutional (Capital Markets) and retail clients which include securities brokerage, investment advice, portfolio management and Capital Markets’ activities (inter alia investment banking and distribution).

Legal Advisory Services may also be called upon to advise the National Bank Financial Management on strategic initiatives including acquisitions.

Your main responsibilities and challenges :

  • Act as legal counsel and risk manager for business units regarding all their activities and strategies, including the trade regulation and issue of securities (brokerage and distribution), the implementation of trade, transactional, corporate, financing, reorganization or acquisition files, the establishment of partnerships, the corporate governance and information technology and security matters;
  • Act in complex files with significant strategic and reputational issues;
  • Analyze, write and negotiate contracts and transactions;
  • Anticipate and align the legal / regulatory requirements with the business imperatives / needs;
  • Support special projects by providing focused expertise;
  • Interact and intervene with authorities from various agencies or external advisors;
  • In addition to your Canadian market’s interventions, occasionally act for business activities abroad.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field with five to six years' relevant experience or Master's degree in a related field and three to four years' relevant experience
  • Member of the Quebec Bar;
  • Desirable knowledge on securities matter;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, strategic approach and leadership focused on results;
  • Capacity to adapt, work under pressure and manage the risks and priorities;
  • Ability to offer a quick and efficient service to clients and partners;
  • Bilingualism (both spoken and written) in French and English.
  • The Bank has innovated by modernizing its performance evaluation system to better meet our clients’ evolving needs. From now on, the corporate values (expected behaviours) of partnership, agility and empowerment count as much as the business objectives.

    Working at National Bank means having access to competitive working conditions, a wide range of employee benefits, a dynamic work environment and telemedicine services.

    National Bank values all aspects of diversity and sees it as a tremendous source of wealth. We want to offer an open, respectful work environment where all employees can achieve their full potential.

    Senior management has made a concrete commitment to promote this value across all sectors of the organization. We're committed to providing accommodations as needed and ensuring accessibility during the recruitment process and after hiring.

    If you have any specific needs, please let us know during our initial conversation and we'll be happy to accommodate you.

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