Legal Counsel Job in Toronto, Canada

August 22, 2018

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Our client, GFL Environmental Inc., is the only major diversified waste management and infrastructure services company in North America. Headquartered in Vaughan, and with a proven track record of technology and operating efficiencies, it is a highly successful, acquisitive and rapidly growing company with a young entrepreneurial management team and a commitment to further growth.


Job Description – Legal Counsel, Toronto


GFL Environmental Inc. is seeking to add a transactional lawyer to its head office in Vaughan. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day legal requirements of the company and work with the General Counsel on acquisitions across Canada.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Provide practical, business-oriented advice to operations on day-to-day corporate commercial matters.
  • Draft and review commercial agreements for various business and functional units.
  • Work alongside the General Counsel, and where appropriate, outside counsel, on the preparation of acquisition documentation and the completion of acquisitions across various jurisdictions in Canada.
  • Perform legal due diligence on various acquisition targets under the supervision of the General Counsel.


Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • LL.B. or J.D. degree (or equivalent).
  • Good standing with a Canadian Law Society.
  • 7-12 years of broad corporate and M&A experience.
  • High-energy self-starter and a team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.


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

Jordan Priest, Recruitment Associate


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