Legal Counsel

  • Finastra
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Dec 04, 2017
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description



With over 10,000 superstars across 48 different countries globally, it is hard not to be inspired every single day. At Finastra we celebrate in global knowledge sharing, diversity and an opportunity to make a difference for each other and for our customers.


We are on a journey. After bringing two global Fintech leaders together in June 2017, Finastra has truly recognized the opportunity and power we have, by combining our expertise, successes and passion together. Whether it is in a collaboration hub or innovating with colleagues across our global landscape, we are one team creating a network of talent and creativity in a stimulating environment, to do what we can to make a difference for our customers.


Our people are leaders in their role and are always looking for new ways to help our customers grow, compete and optimize their business. From a graduate Software Engineer to an experienced Sales Executive – we are looking for personal leadership and people with the appetite to understand the markets and customers we serve. We drive innovationthatchallenges the status quoand feel proud of the positive differences that we make every day. We recognize talent and provide a work environment where leaders can drive results, develop and grow their careers.


Success is what you do, success is what we achieve, together.


The future of Finance is open – combine your talents with Finastra opportunities to create an exciting career with us.


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    Job Summary


    Finastra is seeking an exceptionalCorporate Counsel to join its legal department in Toronto. This fast paced, dynamic team is accountable for the Canadian corporate legal portfolio of the 3rd largest Fintech company in the world. Reporting to the General Counsel (Canada), the ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 yearspost call proven work experience with a broad range of corporate and commercial law matters.




    Experience, Skills and Knowledge:


      • Strong business acumen to draft and negotiate contracts with customers and vendors
      • Provide legal advice relating to the implementation of new products and services
      • Work collaboratively as part of the global team; and provide regulatory and compliance support
      • Confident, resourceful and motivated lawyer with very strong drafting, negotiation and advisory skills.
      • Exposure or experience with software licensing, technology outsourcing, and product compliance would be considered an asset.
      • Must have a law degree from a recognized institution and membership in good standing of the Ontario bar.



    The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability please contact us at 800-274-7280 or via email at .


    The Future isCollaborative. The Future is Open. The Future is Now.


    Posted 3 Days Ago Full time REQ1117_0003069


    Finastra unlocks the potential of people and businesses in finance, creating a platform for open innovation. Formed in 2017 by the combination of Misys and D+H, we provide the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world today—spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, and treasury and capital markets. Our solutions enable customers to deploy mission critical technology on premises or in the cloud. Our scale and geographical reach means that we can serve customers effectively, regardless of their size or geographic location—from global financial institutions, to community banks and credit unions. Through our open, secure and reliable solutions, customers are empowered to accelerate growth, optimize cost, mitigate risk and continually evolve to meet the changing needs of their customers. 48 of the world’s top 50 banks use Finastra technology.


    Finastra is an Equal Opportunity Employer in the United States. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or disability (physical or mental), Vietnam-era or disabled veteran status, and other factors protected by state and local laws. For more information please read D+H’s EEO Policy Statement .