TekSavvy Gatineau, Québec, Canada
Jan 09, 2019Full time
LEGAL COUNSEL Ottawa area About TekSavvy We are Canada’s largest independent telecom service company with over 300,000 customers from coast to coast. TekSavvy has been proudly serving Canadians reliable telecom services for over 20 years and has won numerous awards for the quality of its experience and for its commitment to fighting for and upholding consumers’ rights online. Our collegial, experienced lawyers have previously worked at large national and international firms and in key federal government departments. Our legal team primarily works out of our Gatineau office, which is a short 5-7 min drive from downtown Ottawa. TekSavvy offers competitive salaries and benefit packages. The Role We’re looking for a lawyer to join our busy team, to have a special focus on contracts and consumer law matters. Acting under the direction of the SVP, Legal Affairs and other senior members of the team, you will as needed: Review, draft, and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements Draft and review consumer agreements, consumer-facing communications and policies Provide practical legal advice for internal teams (e.g., marketing, operations, and our business-services teams) Contribute to other legal and regulatory projects Mandatory Requirements An LL.B. or J.D. and membership in the Law Society of Ontario in good standing At least one year of legal experience reviewing and/or drafting contracts Excellent written and spoken English Excellent attention to detail Willingness and ability to travel on occasion Asset Experience 2+ years of relevant legal experience in a law firm or in house legal dept Knowledge and experience in telecommunications, privacy, and consumer law Proficiency in French Please include your resume and address your cover letter to Natasha Ell Saunders, Senior VP, Legal Affairs, and include “Legal Counsel – Contracts and Consumer law” in the RE: line. Your cover letter will be viewed as a writing sample and must include why you’re interested in working at TekSavvy and an explanation of your contract experience, including concrete examples of the types of contracts you have reviewed and drafted.