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Google Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Feb 17, 2018
Full time
As Corporate Counsel at Google, you work on the most exciting legal issues as disruptive technological innovations require creative and proactive legal guidance. You're part of a whip-smart group of in-house lawyers and the projects and cases you take on challenge you to think big and differently. You are collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of the business and work with Googlers from all over the company. As an integrated part of the team, you proactively assess legal risks and advise on products that will not only move information into the 21st century, but move information law forward as well. Google Cloud helps organizations empower their employees, serve their customers, and build what’s next for their business — all with technology built in the cloud. As Associate Corporate Counsel on the small, scrappy Canadian legal team, you work on the most exciting legal issues as disruptive technological innovations require creative and proactive legal guidance. You are an adept commercial counsel, primarily supporting our Google Cloud business in Canada, drafting and negotiating enterprise, partnership, professional services and technology licensing agreements and assisting with product go-to-market initiatives and regulatory matters. You are collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of the business and work with Googlers from all over the company. You enjoy rolling up your sleeves to handle complex issues, but at the same time are eager to pitch in where needed to assist our rapidly growing businesses in a collegial, fast-paced environment. 20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for handling some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you take on unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents. Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world. Responsibilities Review, draft, and negotiate cloud services, professional services, partnership, reseller and other business and technology agreements that comply with company policies and risk tolerance Respond promptly to legal requests from the sales team and other internal clients, summarizing and communicating legal concepts that business people can use; advise your business colleagues and other cross-functional stakeholders on legal issues and risks, approval processes, company policies and procedures, and business strategy Help ensure product and operational compliance with Canadian laws and regulations, including those dealing with privacy. Coordinate with external legal counsel on specific assignments, review preliminary advice and provide internal recommendations Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements, legal processes and repositories of legal knowledge Assist as necessary in the other work of the Canadian legal team to advise the business on our activities in Canada, including product management for online services and hardware, marketing, communications, policy and more Qualifications Minimum qualifications: JD or LL.B from an accredited law school Qualified lawyer in Canada 3 years of relevant work experience Preferred qualifications: 5 years relevant work experience Demonstrated experience advising clients in structuring complex commercial transactions Extensive background in drafting and negotiating services agreements, sales contracts, licenses and partnership agreements Familiarity with cloud computing, professional services and privacy law Ability to work collaboratively, independently, strategically and with sound judgment Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure
Government of Alberta Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
Feb 17, 2018
Full time
Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Grande Prairie. The Alberta Crown Prosecution Service (ACPS) prosecutes persons charged with Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, and provincial statute offences. The ACPS promotes safe communities by vigorously prosecuting cases involving serious and violent crime and working with individuals and organizations in the community to identify and implement improved and alternative approaches to the administration of criminal justice. In addition, the ACPS develops criminal law policy for the province and supports criminal law consultation with other levels of government.   Alberta Justice and Solicitor General has an opportunity for a lawyer to join our Regional Prosecutions team in Grande Prairie, Alberta.   Are you currently providing exceptional legal services that ensure fair and equitable justice? As a Crown Prosecutor you will help deliver justice through solid, fair and effective prosecutions. With your legal expertise and the power to generate confidence in our communities, we invite you to pursue a career with our Regional Prosecutions team. We offer an intellectual and legal challenge, and an opportunity to make a difference in your community.   Working with the Regional Prosecutions team and representing the Crown, you will conduct criminal litigation in the Provincial Court and in the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta in Grande Prairie. Applying a strong knowledge of federal and provincial statutes, you will be responsible for the prosecution of a variety of cases. This will involve determining appropriate charges, discussions with defense counsel and other stakeholders. Utilizing your exceptional verbal and written communication skills, you will prepare legal arguments and opinions as well as provide advice and assistance to peace officers and community agencies. This opportunity will constantly challenge your proven legal skills, strong decision-making skills and your ability to work independently and in a team setting.   Salary: Legal Officer 1: $3,055.53 - $3,936.73 Legal Officer 2: $4,391.03 - $5,600.88 Legal Officer 3: $5,535.55 - $6,467.12 Legal Officer 4: $6,337.96 - $6,970.31 Closing Date: March 2, 2018. Job ID #1047284    Qualifications: A Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)/Juris Doctor (JD), active member or eligible for full membership with the Law Society of Alberta plus related legal experience. Current experience in prosecutions and/or criminal law is preferred.   In addition to your resume, please include a cover letter briefly outlining your criminal law experience.   Candidates selected to interview must be available for in-person interviews.   Candidates must have a valid driver's license for travel to circuit court locations.   Final candidates will be asked to undergo security screening.   You may be eligible for relocation expenses up to $10,000.   Employees located in the 55th to 57th parallel are eligible for the 55th to 57th Parallel Retention Allowance. For more information visit:   This competition may be used to fill future permanent, and temporary, full and part-time vacancies in various locations.   Classification and salary will be determined based on candidate's qualifications.   Please submit your application online by selecting the "Apply Now" tab, located on the top or bottom of this posting, and following the corresponding prompts. As only one file can be uploaded to your online application, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.   If you are unable to submit your application online, you may submit your application, quoting the Job ID, to Jessica Coutts, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, by email at; or by fax at 780-644-1395.   Please provide a valid email address with your application as interview invitations are most often sent out via email.   For individuals who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada, we recommend that they obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) and include their IQAS assessment certificate as part of their resume.   We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed. Only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition.   Although this competition is closing on March 2, 2018, please continue to check for all career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.
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