Senior Corporate Legal Counsel

  • Oracle
  • Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct 08, 2020
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) General Counsel Solicitor

Job Description

Senior Corporate Legal Counsel – Oracle Canada

Location: Toronto or Mississauga (preferred)

Oracle -- one of the world's leading information technology companies-- is recruiting for its North America Government Sector Legal Team.  Senior Corporate Counsel is responsible for providing legal support for complex cloud solutions, software license, hardware and services transactions with Oracle's federal, provincial and municipal government, academic institutions and healthcare customers, and partners; and compliance with applicable laws.  This position is best suited for a lawyer with significant negotiating, contracting and transactional experience; the ability to lead a variety of tasks; evaluate alternatives quickly; handle complex negotiations; provide top quality legal advice and support to executive-level clients; and experience in dealing with privacy and regulatory issues.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 7-10 years of relevant experience in a premier law firm and/or major corporation.
  • Excellent academic credentials, with extraordinary writing and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with federal and provincial public sector matters a plus.
  • Bilingual (English & French) language skills.
  Detailed Description and Job Requirements  Provide legal support across all lines of business enabling profitable growth while mitigating legal risks and assure adherence to governance policies, ethics, and country specific laws and regulations

Responsible for providing legal advice to the organization. Close liaison to business in providing a variety of corporate and commercial legal services. May perform litigation on Oracle's behalf or coordinates litigation and other legal, administrative or investigative actions handled by outside counsel. May draft, review, and negotiate major and/or non-standard technology contracts with public and private sector customers, including licensing agreements, professional services agreements, and cloud services agreements. May advise on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance. Responds to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions. Works closely with other lawyers throughout Oracle and coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers. Demonstrates deep general commercial or functional knowledge across a wide range of sub disciplines within the individual's specialty area(s), (e.g., general corporate law, antitrust/competition law, securities compliance and regulatory, employment law, immigration law, cloud transactions, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, contract management, intellectual property, trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry)

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. 8+ years related experience. Bachelors degree in computer science, computer engineering, or similar background is a plus for roles within certain sub disciplines. Completed law degree and member of bar association in relevant jurisdictions. Excellent legal skills and business judgment in areas of responsibility. Proficient writing skills.

Practice Area(s)

Corporate Law