Legal Counsel

  • Hyundai Auto Canada Corp
  • Markham, Ontario, Canada
  • Jun 16, 2021
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Solicitor

Job Description

Legal Counsel

Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. ON, 75 Frontenac Drive, Markham, Ontario, Canada Req #221

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. is headquartered in Markham, Ontario and is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai markets a full line-up of vehicles in this country – from subcompact to premium sedans to sport utility and crossovers – and is committed to providing world-class, well-engineered products paired with a customer shopping and ownership experience that exceed expectations.  
When Hyundai entered the Canadian market in 1983, it was the company’s first overseas subsidiary. Since that time, it has grown into one of the best selling automotive brands in Canada. Hyundai’s success can be attributed to the quality, safety, and design of its vehicles, which is reflected in numerous, high-profile awards they have recently won.


This position reports directly to the General Counsel and is responsible for the direction of significant legal matters pertaining to the Company. Additional responsibilities of this position include providing legal advice to senior management, oversight of certain litigation matters, advising on proposed business objectives, and supervision of outside counsel.

  • Providing advice to management concerning day-to-day legal and compliance matters arising within the Company.
  • Supporting all areas of the Company on a broad range of legal issues including within the legal disciplines of corporate law, commercial law, marketing and advertising, intellectual property, technology, privacy, employment, regulatory and compliance issues as well as competition law.
  • Managing corporate/commercial legal matters, including the negotiation, preparation and management of the Company’s contracts.
  • Providing advice and legal services with respect to dealer matters.
  • Identifying proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate business risks.
  • Provide support to General Counsel and external counsel on litigation matters.

  • Minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience in the same or similar positions.
  • LL.B. or J.D. and be a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.
  • Excellent working knowledge of corporate/commercial law.
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written) skills.
  • High degree of critical thinking as well as analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Sharp and practical business acumen.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Able to work and think collaboratively.
  • Self-starter and ability to manage many matters simultaneously.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset.

Why join our team?
Our award-winning culture has been recognized through our Great Place to Work™certification for the past 4 years. We have been able to achieve this not only thanks to the dedication and commitment of our team members to our business, but also through a variety of fun activities and opportunities throughout the year which allow us to build strong engagement! When you join Hyundai Auto Canada Corp., you will become part of an organization that promotes diversity, inclusion and overall well-being. We offer an excellent benefits package including RSP matching, flexible start times, maternity leave top up, an attractive vehicle-lease program, demo vehicles for Managers and education support. We are committed to providing employees with an experience that will help them grow and develop professionally.

Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its team members during the Covid-19 pandemic. Remote work is temporarily available until it is deemed appropriate and safe for all staff to return to the office. We are committed to providing employees with an experience that will help them grow and develop professionally. Ideal candidates are self-starters, team players and thrive in a dynamic environment. If you are looking to build your career with a growing organization where you can use your knowledge, skills and talents, consider joining our team.  
Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. We are also committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities and their accessibility requirements. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please let us know and we will take all reasonable steps required to meet your accessibility requirements.  
We thank all applicants for their interest; only candidates selected to proceed in the recruitment process will be contacted.