Role details

Legal Counsel - Toronto

Toronto   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Legal Counsel - Toronto - Mandarin Language skills required
  • Expanding investment firm with assets across real estate, financial services

About Our Client

Our client is a high profile international investment company with a recent track record of success in acquiring a number of high profile assets across financial services and real estate.

Job Description

  • Provide accurate and timely counsel to the executive team across a variety of topics including but not limited to supporting the acquisition of new assets.
  • Specify internal governance policies and ensure compliance
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company's full legal rights
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation

The Successful Applicant

To be considered you must have a proven track record working as a legal counsel in a business environment. You must be qualified to practice law in Canada and have strong Mandarin language skills.

What's on Offer

Upper quartile compensation package, relocation (if needed) and bonus

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