General Counsel

  • Alterna Savings
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct 12, 2017
Full time General Counsel

Job Description

Reporting to the SVP & CAO, the General Counsel of Alterna Savings and Alterna Bank provides corporate legal services to the organization; oversees the corporate secretarial function, corporate policies and delegations of authority; carries the title of Ombudsperson; oversees the complaint resolution process; provides leadership and direction to the legal team; and is a strategic legal advisor to the Executive Leadership Team

As an ideal candidate, you possess an undergraduate degree in Law and are a member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada. You bring a minimum of ten years of experience in the role of corporate counsel or in private practice, and preferably bring strong working knowledge of laws and regulations governing financial institutions. You are an outstanding verbal and written communicator whose excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgment and diplomacy allows you to build strong relationships with diverse audiences and to provide general legal advice to all aspects of Alterna’s businesses including contract review and negotiations.

For more information on this exciting legal opportunity, please contact Donna Tomie at 647-632-6550. To apply for this position, please send your resume and covering letter via email to

Practice Area(s)

Banking Law


10+ years'