Legal Counsel – Entertainment Law
Cirque Du Soleil
Montréal, QC, CAN
26d ago

Temporary position (16 months) with possibility of permanencyLife at Cirque is about sharing our passion and about creating wonder with talented colleagues, all the while delivering at the highest level of quality in a fast-

moving environment. Boldness and curiosity are a part of our DNA and, hopefully, a part of yours too. Together, we work hard, juggle priorities, shift trajectories, have loads of fun and, above all, dare to reinvent our-

selves and meet new challenges. As an ambassador of Legal Affairs at Cirque du Soleil, you will be part of a dynamic team committed to the company’s success.

In carrying out your duties, you will be required to provide legal support to various internal and external clients within the broad field of entertainment law.

  • You will be known for : · Providing advice and drafting legal opinions for the various services supported by the senior direction;
  • Writing, revising and negotiating various business agreements;· Contributing to the development and improvement of contract templates;
  • Reviewing, verifying and performing legal quality control on contracts and documents in which the company is a named party to ensure compliance with relevant laws;
  • Taking preventive measures and establishing strategies to avoid or mitigate the risk of litigation or liability for the company;
  • Providing quality legal services that take company policies and strategies into account and focusing on the practical side of transactions;
  • Taking part in the negotiation of various partnership agreements and contracts;· Acting as resource person regarding how legal requirements fit in with the company’s business reality and operational imperatives.
  • We want to meet you if you have : · Barreau du Québec membership and at least three (3) years’ relevant experience in entertainment law (experience acquired in a major law firm or the legal department of a major company, an asset);
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness and excellent writing skills (essential);· Good organizational skills and ability to work under pressure in a changing, dynamic environment;
  • Ability to manage priorities and a large workload;· Strong negotiating skills, analytical skills and insight;· Marked communication and teamwork skills combined with a proactive approach and self-
  • reliance;· Familiarity with current entertainment industry standards and business practices (an asset);· Fluency in French and English (essential).

  • You will love to : - Make a real visible difference in what you do;- Learn and grow within our international environment;
  • See our shows and contribute to their success;- Eat at our cafeteria and discover its gourmet menu;- Host meetings while watching artists in training;
  • Work out at our gym or play volleyball on our outdoor court;- Take public transit or to park at the Cirque’s expense;- Grow your kitchen garden;
  • Recall our legendary parties;- Get involved in our community.
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