In-House Corporate Lawyer Job in Toronto, Canada

July 30, 2019

Our client is an entrepreneurial and rapidly growing company operating in the cannabis sector.

 

Job Description – In-House Corporate Lawyer

 

Our client has an immediate opening for an In-House Corporate Lawyer to join its team in Toronto. Reporting to the General Counsel, the successful candidate will provide legal support to all business functions of the organization. Offering a competitive compensation package, this is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious lawyer seeking to join a successful and enterprising company poised for further growth.

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

 

  • Assist and advise on corporate commercial matters, financing, securities law, information technology, and IP law.
  • Draft and negotiate key commercial agreements for various business units.
  • Advise on developments in regulations, policies and case law; legal exposures and risks; and legal challenges within the cannabis industry.

 

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

 

  • LL.B. or J.D. degree (or equivalent).
  • Good standing with a Canadian Law Society.
  • 5+ years of corporate commercial experience at a top-tier firm or company.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Superior analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a changing and fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in capital markets, financing, and public M&A is preferred.

 

For more information or to apply for this position, contact:

Jordan Priest, Recruitment Associate

jpriest@thecounselnetwork.com

647.484.8314

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