Corporate Counsel Lawyer

  • Cooke Aquaculture
  • St John, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Nov 07, 2017
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

Cooke is a global seafood company with operations in North America, Europe, and South America. Our company’s success is driven by our dynamic, highly-skilled and innovative management team, supported by dedicated employees who live in coastal communities and contribute to the local area’s economy and sense of community. Cooke employs approximately 5,000 people around the world.

We are seeking a corporate lawyer to join our legal team in our corporate offices in Saint John, NB. Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, you are a highly collaborative and seasoned commercial lawyer who has practiced in a firm with a multitude of complex clients, or as an in-house counsel for a complex and global organization for a minimum of 5 years.

You will provide legal counsel in areas of global acquisitions, negotiation, drafting and execution of complex agreements with a focus on the US, work closely with the executive to advise on issues such as regulatory, risk, and compliance and managing increasingly difficult regulatory requirements of multiple jurisdictions and multiple lines of business, in an environment where business needs are evolving quickly.

You have the ability to manage within a constantly changing and dynamic environment and able to travel internationally on relatively short notice.

Experience working internationally and/or fluency in Spanish would be considered assets for this role

Please send your expression of interest to Maureen.millier@cookeaqua.com or call 506.639.9475 for a confidential discussion.

Please quote competition number CC1106-CB when applying.

Practice Area(s)

Corporate law