Commercial & Technology Lawyer - Legal Counsel Role

Overview

 
A challenging in-house opportunity for an Intermediate Commercial Lawyer with experience in the Technology Space to act as Legal Counsel on various matters with a focus on drafting and negotiating various commercial and technology agreements, in a collegial yet challenging organization?

Job Description:
Our client, one of BC’s leading organization is seeking a mid-level corporate lawyer (with 5+ years) to join the Corporate Law Team to advise and provide counsel to the business on range of matters requiring creative legal solutions.
 
Utilizing your strong contract drafting and negotiation skills, the Legal Counsel will work amongst the Corporate Law team and alongside the organization’s various business units offering commercial and technology law support and expertise.
 
Responsibilities Include:
 
  • Contribute to a team of solicitors each with a specific legal expertise, with your commercial drafting expertise.
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial, technology and other agreements
  • Helping the business further innovation
  • Providing simple, straightforward and knowledgeable legal advice.
  • Helping train colleagues and business clients.
  • Advising on legal developments and legislative changes.
  • Managing and overseeing external counsel as required.
 
Requirements:
The Successful Candidate Must:
  • Have a LLB/JD and be a Member in good standing with the Law Society of BC
  • 5+ Years of Experience as a commercial or technology solicitor (gained at a top tier law firm or in-house)
  • Have the ability to work with many different business groups on a wide variety of legal issues
  • Be able to write and communicate complex concepts in a simple manner
  • Have a solution-oriented mindset, with a focus on achieving business objectives
  • Have a strong ability to support, collaborate with, and negotiate on behalf of, business clients
  • Strong organizational skills, with an ability to manage multiple competing priorities
Perks!:
  • Offering competitive salary and excellent comprehensive benefits.
  • Hybrid working model – on site and work from home flexibility (2 days in office; 3 days work from home).
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • Innovative and engaging culture.
If you thrive in a high performing, yet collegial team environment and are seeking personal and professional rewards in an in-house setting, then this is the position for you.
 

City

VANCOUVER

Category

IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

Practice Areas

Legal

Work Type

Permanent / Full Time

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