Description : Our client, a leader in the construction materials industry, is looking to add an In-House Legal Counsel to its team.
Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, the In-House Legal Counsel will be a member of a busy law department and have regular exposure to business leaders.
In this role you will provide legal advice and counsel to internal clients at all levels, support day-to-day initiatives and long-term strategies of the company.
Your responsibilities will include :
Providing timely advice and counsel to internal clients on various legal topics (contracts, employment, real property, etc.)
Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various contracts including : purchase and sales agreements, purchase orders, service agreements, rental agreements, confidentiality agreements, leases and terms and conditions
Researching and analyzing legal issues and writing summaries / memos
Assisting in gathering documentation and information in response to subpoenas and litigation discovery requests
Assisting in developing company policies, procedures, and guidelines on legal issues
Assisting in analyzing and resolving legal disputes with various parties
Researching, anticipating, and mitigating legal risks regarding business decisions and operations
Preparing summaries of the status of litigation and other legal matters for Associate General Counsel, Canada Region
Conducting internal investigations, as necessary
Providing in-house legal training on various legal topics
Handling other legal matters and duties as assigned
You are the ideal candidate if you have / are :
3-5 years of corporate / commercial legal experience
A J.D. / LL.B and member in good standing in Law Society in Canada
Ability to work independently but knowing when to ask questions
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, oral communication, and writing skills
Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the company’s legal department and across all businesses
Strong analytical ability and attention to detail
Experience in the construction space is an asset
If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a dynamic, team oriented company that provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, send us your details