Overview

Legal Counsel

Are you a corporate transactional m & a lawyer seeking an exciting In House opportunity at the head office of a thriving, innovative and well-established company, then Life After Law has the ideal position for you!

Our client, a dynamic and growing company is seeking a lawyer with approximately 4-7 years of strong corporate m & a experience to work as a Legal Counsel within their legal department and report directly to the VP, Legal Affairs. This is an excellent opportunity for either a corporate transactional lawyer in private practice seeking to transition In House or a corporate lawyer currently In House who is seeking a new and exciting opportunity to work on sophisticated m & a transactions in a fast paced and collaborative work environment as well as commercial matters. U.S. cross-border expertise and/or experience in the health sector is considered an asset. This position is currently remote.


Responsibilities

•Draft and negotiate various corporate and commercial agreements: m & a, share purchase and asset purchase agreements, and shareholder contracts etc.;
•Provide legal advice on corporate transactions and evaluate legal risks;
•Ensure that contracts are in compliance with applicable rules, laws and regulations as well as with senior management directives;
•Draft and implement various corporate policies; and
•Provide support and advice to different business units re: legal matters.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will:

•Be a lawyer in good standing;
•Have approximately 4-7 years of strong corporate m & a transactional experience, including commercial expertise;
•Be able to work autonomously with minimal supervision;
•Have solid business acumen and be a strong team player;
•Possess excellent attention to detail, interpersonal skills and professionalism;
•Be bilingual with strong English skills;
•Experience in US corporate matters is considered an asset; and
•Experience in the health sector is also considered an asset.

This is truly an exciting opportunity to join a thriving and collegial legal team and work on stimulating corporate m & a transactional matters and commercial files, as Legal Counsel at the head office of a dynamic company.


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