In-House Legal Counsel -Corporate & Commercial- 14 month contract
Life After Law Inc
6d ago

Description : Our client, an Ottawa based Crown Corporation, is looking to add a Legal Counsel, with expertise in Corporate & Commercial law for a 14 month contract.

Reporting to the Director of Legal Services, you will be responsible for providing legal advice and services to the organization on a wide range of business issues.

  • Due to COVID-19, the role will begin remotely, but the selected individual will be required to work in the office, once the staff return to the workplace.
  • In this role you will be responsible for :

  • Drafting and Negotiating agreements;
  • Management of risk;
  • Protection of intellectual property;
  • Labour & Employment matters;
  • Maintenance of organizational practices and policies;
  • Conducting legal research and writing;
  • Drafting and reviewing relevant correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents;
  • Staying current in relevant areas of law
  • Requirements :

    You are the ideal candidate if you are / have :

  • JD / LL.B and are a member in good standing with a Bar of a province or territory in Canada;
  • 2-5 years of relevant legal experience gained either in-house or at a law firm;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills;
  • Strong judgement, personal integrity, discretion and tact;
  • Solid legal research, analytical and writing skills;
  • Business awareness, a commitment to excellent client service, and a motivation to proactively support the organization’s mandate;
  • Responsiveness, versatility, and the ability to work independently under tight deadlines;
  • Ability to collaborate and allocate responsibilities with a collegial and interdisciplinary team;
  • Bilingualism in French and English is an asset
  • If this describes you, and you are interested in joining an organization that inspires growth and promotes excellence, within a collaborative work environment, and provides a competitive compensation package, send us your details!

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