Commercial Lawyer (Calgary, Alberta)

  • Axiom Law
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Aug 22, 2019
Full time Lawyer (Private Practice)

Job Description

At Axiom, it’s never “business as usual.” We’re a dynamic team made up of entrepreneurial, innovative, and fresh-thinking people.

We are a recognized leader in the business of law and the world’s largest and fastest growing provider of tech-enabled legal services. With over 1,400 (and growing) mission-driven lawyers globally, we get a nerdy excitement for transforming the way that legal, compliance, and contracts work is done.

We’re seeking a commercial lawyer to join our Calgary bench. Our lawyers are responsible for helping our clients solve exciting business challenges in the legal departments of some of the world’s largest companies. Join us on our mission to change the future of law.

Specifically, you will:

  • Work side-by-side with the legal and business teams of our clients to help internal stakeholders meet company goals
  • Gain exposure to and advise on highly sophisticated legal and business matters
  • Enjoy a variety of work among a diverse client base
  • Experience the empowerment of having more control over your practice, with the option to work full-time or part-time and to preview opportunities prior to submission

Ideal candidate & requirements:

  • 4-9 years of corporate commercial experience. Prior in-house counsel experience considered an asset
  • Experience negotiating, drafting and managing a wide range of commercial contracts such as vendor/procurement or sales/service agreements, manufacturing agreements, distribution agreements and licensing agreements
  • Experience in a regulated industry, including the energy sector, is considered an asset
  • Ability to provide guidance and support on corporate policy and governance matters
  • Ability to be onsite in Calgary
  • Active membership with the Law Society of Alberta

They said it

The Financial Times ranked Axiom #1 in business of law, #1 in innovation in corporate strategy and #1 in innovation in law firm efficiency, while The New York Times said Axiom is “rewriting the law firm business model.”

At Axiom we celebrate being different, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building a diverse workforce.

Practice Area(s)

Commercial Law

Experience

4-9 years'