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Legal Advisor


This is a Part-time position in Montréal, QC posted April 3, 2018.

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the company’s business, products, markets, customers and partners in order to identify trends and formulate effective contractual negotiation strategies;
  • Advising the Executive Management team on the developing legal issues, risks and trends and other issues related to technology transactions; as well as on M&A strategies, intellectual property and employment law issues;
  • Leading the legal function in drafting and negotiations of commercial undertakings, which may include: sales, distribution, hosting, SaaS and outsourcing services agreements as well as various other technology agreements;
  • Leading the legal function in its corporate compliance requirements, including providing practical, strategic and pragmatic advice to Executive Management;
  • Implement a contract management system and online signature solutions in order to improve efficiency of the legal function.
  • Performing due diligence and advising on the integration of acquisition targets;
  • Supporting the Marketing function, when required, to review marketing/advertising materials and provide brand management support, including intellectual property support;
  • Supporting the HR function in drafting and applying innovative and rewarding employee policies, as well as providing strategic advice on structuring new employee programs and other employment related matters;

  • Basic understanding and experience with the digital media industry and a SaaS offering;
  • Four (4) years + of experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements, including experience in identifying and managing new and emerging commercial risks;
  • Experience in M&A, financing and corporate commercial matters in-house or in private practice;
  • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized law school and a member in good standing of Barreau du Quebec or other recognized North American state;
  • Business acumen and ability to provide pragmatic business oriented legal advice and solutions to management;
  • Good natured, strong work ethic and advanced interpersonal communication and diplomacy skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication (English and French);
  • Sense of urgency and ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Skills Required

  • Education level: University
  • Work experience (years): 3-5 years


Salary: N/D

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