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Legal Counsel (WR: 541)

Toronto
Posted 1 month ago

Are you a dynamic, self-starting corporate/commercial lawyer called to the bar between 2015 and 2017? Are you a strong relationship builder and communicator looking to provide pragmatic, solution-oriented legal advice to a growing business?

We may have the in-house opportunity for you!

 

We have partnered with a well-known cannabis retailer in Ontario to help them find a dynamic and self-starting Legal Counsel for their growing team. Based out of Toronto and working remotely to start, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing broad ongoing legal advice to the business. They will draft, negotiate, interpret, review and manage a wide range of contractual agreements and ensure the organization complies with all statutory and regulatory requirements related to the cannabis industry.

 

The successful candidate will:

 

  • Be called to the bar between 2015 and 2017 in Canada and currently licensed to practice (or eligible to become licensed to practice) in Ontario
  • Bring a minimum of 3 to 5 years of corporate commercial legal experience, gained in-house or at a well regarded law firm
  • Have experience in one or more of the following areas of law:
    • Leasing
    • Purchase and sale of businesses
    • Franchises
  • Have excellent contract drafting, negotiation and analytical skills

We note that candidates with experience working for a cannabis producer or cannabis retail operations (whether in-house or in private practice) will be strongly preferred.

For more information, please reach out to Erin Dand at erin@pekarskyco.com or 403-407-1966.

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