In-House Legal Counsel
Life After Law Inc
10h ago

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
  • Requirements :

    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‚Äôs 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

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