Legal Counsel

The Legal Counsel reports to the Senior Legal Counsel and oversees and advises on all legal aspects of the business.

You will be accountable for:
- Providing counsel to Executives and leaders on a variety of legal topics that include; employment, governance, corporate, commercial law, privacy and intellectual property issues.
- Negotiating, drafting and interpretating commercial agreements with Moneris clients, customers, partners and vendors
- Managing real and threatened litigation, guiding dispute resolution
- Collborating with external counsel to ensure high performance and cost control 
- Identifying, analyzing and responding to legislative developments 
- Assisting on corporate acquisitions/dispositions and legal due diligence

Your experience includes :
- Law Degree and Law Society of Ontario membership in good standing 
- Minimum 3 years corporate law experience in a demanding complex environment 
- Previous experience in the payments industry is an asset
- Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and influence across all levels in an organization (written and verbal); bilingual French is an asset

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