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Legal Counsel, Toronto, Candidate Llc

Published 2022-08-13
Expires 2022-09-13
ID #1126255683
150000 CA$
Legal Counsel, Toronto, Candidate Llc
Canada, Ontario, Toronto,
Published August 13, 2022

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Legal counsel
Min. Salary: 125.000


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Reports to:Vice-President, Legal & Corporate Secretary

Department: Legal and Compliance
Term:13 Months



The Opportunity:
Equitable Life is looking for a lawyer with 2 or more years of experience
working in a law firm or other in-house corporate legal team. This role is well
suited to a natural relationship builder, as you will work with all areas of
the Company and will play a key advisory role in assisting our business in
achieving their objectives in a manner that also protects our Company. You will
provide timely, practical and sound legal advice to all areas of the Company
and will work in partnership with, and with direction from, our VP of Legal and
Corporate Secretary. The incumbent must be capable of acting independently and
exercising sound judgment with respect to important legal and risk issues.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join one of Kitchener-Waterloo's Top
Employers in 2021!





What you'll do:


Draft and negotiate agreements with
information technology and other service providers
Provide legal advice and support with respect
to business projects and initiatives
Review and comment on marketing materials
Respond to operational questions regarding
legal aspects of policy issuance and administration
Advise the Company’s compliance department
with respect to legislative and regulatory changes
Assist the Senior Legal Counsel, Litigation
with litigated matters
Ensure that internal clients in all lines of
business are provided advice and direction, while applying appropriate
business judgment
Monitor and analyze case law and identify
developments which may impact the Company
Identify immediate and potential risks to the
Company presented by legal matters and work with the VP Legal to develop
strategies to mitigate the Company’s risk
Develop and maintain effective relationships
with internal clients throughout the Company
Manage competing priorities in a fast-paced, results-driven
and largely paperless environment
Identify and implement opportunities for
process improvement and expense management




What you'll need:


Juris Doctor Degree (J.D.), Bachelor of Laws
Degree (LL.B.), or equivalent
Member in good standing of the Law Society of
Ontario
2-5 years of post-call legal experience at a
law firm or in-house legal department
Strong analytical, negotiation and
communication skills
Relationship skills to manage client service
requests in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Ability to effectively identify and provide
counsel with respect to legal issues and risks, as well as potential
mitigation opportunities
Strong verbal/written skills and the ability
to communicate effectively to a business audience




The
following areas of previous experience are preferred:


Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
with information technology and other service providers
Life and health insurance law
Litigated matters

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    Candidate Llc
    Registered on October 7, 2017

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