Corporate Counsel

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Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with ATS Automation. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality. 

 

OVERALL:

As proactive member of a collegial Legal team, the Corporate Counsel will provide legal advice regarding company initiatives to sales personnel and management, primarily in relation to customer and supplier contracting.

This role reports to the Senior Legal Counsel responsible for world-wide contracting.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

  • Provide legal services to internal clients principally in relation to customer, partner, and supplier contracts.

  • Provide proactive negotiation support.

  • May assist from time to time in relation to mergers and acquisitions, HR, leasing, corporate, risk management, and other matters.

  • Work effectively with external counsel.

  • Contribute to the Legal teams efforts to continuously improve their services and the outcome for the business.

  • Identify strategies to protect the company's interests and minimize legal exposure.

  • Proactive in ensuring that all business activities are performed with highest ethical standards and in compliance with applicable laws and the ATS Code of Business Conduct.

  • Adhere to health and safety rules and procedures.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    Education:

    An LL.B. and licensed to practice law in Ontario.

     

    Experience:

    The individual must have exceptional interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills. The individual must also have good commercial judgment and decision making ability.  Excellent legal skills, including an advanced knowledge of contract law (primarily in the USA and Canada) and contractual issues presented in a broad range of contracting/purchasing arrangements (in particular, those concerning design-build, manufacturing and project management) are an asset.  In addition, the individual must possess strong drafting skills and a working knowledge of other areas of law that impact upon contracting.  Travel will be required from time to time

     

           Work Experience:

            Minimum 3 years

 

           Why join ATS?

 

  • Be part of a collegial and collaborative team of 10+ lawyers at a public company with plans for significant growth.
  • Challenging and interesting work serving customers from diverse industries,
  • including pharmaceuticals, automotive, and consumer goods.
  • Interact with colleagues and customers across the globe.
  • Comprehensive benefits (including health, dental, employer RRSP match program, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and employee assistance program).

 

 

ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.

 ATS Automation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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