Articling Student (10-Month Contract)
Interac Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
9d ago

ROLE MANDATE :

An exceptional in-house opportunity to receive legal training and exposure to, and involvement in, the practical aspects of corporate commercial legal work.

Under supervision, the articling student will provide legal analysis, as well as draft and revise a variety of legal documents and agreements in support of special projects and the day-

to-day operations of Interac Corp.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :

Providing level-one legal services with respect to the following :

  • drafting and negotiating a variety of legal agreements, such as non-disclosure agreements, consulting services agreements, proof of concepts, independent contractor agreements, incentive agreements and letter agreements;
  • providing contract interpretations to business clients; preparing summaries, digests and inventories of documents; and
  • conducting legal research on topics such as data handling, interpretation of legislation impacting the business, and other corporate law matters.
  • Supporting more senior legal personnel with respect to the following :

  • negotiating partner, client, supplier, vendor and other agreements; - providing substantive legal advice for the ongoing delivery of existing services;
  • providing legal support on proposed new products and services and other cross-functional initiatives;
  • assessing strategic initiatives for related business units;
  • reviewing of marketing collateral; and
  • monitoring and auditing of processes to ensure compliance with regulatory obligations.
  • SKILLS REQUIRED :

    An ability to effectively undertake :

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Critical thinking and analysis of business issues
  • Strong analytical capability and judgement in evaluating business initiatives for legal implications and strategic significance
  • Identification, assessment and quantification of legal risk
  • Independent problem-solving with the ability to work with teams that have diverse skills and knowledge
  • Proactive time management and project prioritization, and diligent management of issues
  • Internal stakeholder and team engagement Strong research skills
  • EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE :

  • Law Degree from an accredited institution
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