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Purolator Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Dec 04, 2022
Full time
At Purolator, you’ll be proud knowing you’re working for a Canadian company that truly values its employees. And it’s community. This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Here you will be empowered to help move the business forward. Each and every day. Are you open to the possibilities? Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview. Workplace Environment:   This role can sit in the following cities: Mississauga Job Description The Senior Legal Counsel, Compliance is responsible for supporting regulatory compliance activities. In this role you will be providing guidance on relevant legal and regulatory frameworks in the areas of privacy governance, dangerous goods, environment, cyber security, transportation and logistics, trade compliance and workplace investigations. This role reports to the Director, Compliance & Risk and requires cross functional support across the organization. You will support the department in its responsibility to ensure that corporate risk is managed to the highest level of governance for the Company.     Primary Responsibilities   Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Senior Legal Counsel, Compliance. Providing legal advice and support to the business as required   Researching emerging legal and regulatory issues and informing the business on developing legal trends and their impact to the Company’s strategic objectives   Identifying and supporting the development of strategies to ensure conformity to laws, regulations and policies;   Contributing to the development and implementation of governance frameworks, policies, processes, and appropriate internal controls for compliance matters   Conducting workplace investigations   Drafting legal communications and documentation   Working collaboratively with other stakeholders, ensuring synergy, harmonization, and a shared understanding of compliance across the Company.   Education and Qualifications LL.B or J.D degree (or equivalent); 4 to 8 years of relevant legal experience in house, with a regulatory body or a law firm; Licensed to practice law in Canada and a lawyer in good standing with a provincial law society   Other Candidate Requirements Excellent knowledge and understanding of compliance and regulations affecting industry Experience with regulatory law, administrative law, and/or competition law Ability to analyze regulations, determine their impact on the business and propose practical solutions; A demonstrated ability to balance operating requirements against regulatory risks and to formulate solutions to advance the needs of the Company Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation Ability to manage complex files involving cross-functional teams and exercise judgment Experience preparing, reviewing and supporting the negotiation of regulatory terms in a range of agreements. Skilled at working collaboratively in a team environment. High degree of professional ethics and integrity Strategic thinker with ability to articulate the big picture. Excellent cognitive thinking, written and oral communication skills with a high attention to detail. Sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information quickly Proven ability to deal with sensitive issues Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Project and Visio). French speaking would be an asset.   POSTING DETAILS Location: 530 - Corporate Working Conditions: Office Environment Posting Number: [[id]] Reports to: Director Compliance & Risk - We are aware of a fraudulent website that appears to mimic the Purolator careers page. Official job postings from Purolator are shared on www.purolator.com/careers or https://careers.purolator.com . Please ensure any job applications are made directly on these websites. Please note, Purolator will never ask an applicant to make a financial transaction for equipment as part of its recruitment process. Purolator is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs. We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills. To learn more about us and our values, go to www.purolator.com. At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.
Bereskin & Parr Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dec 04, 2022
Full time
Bereskin & Parr LLP is a leading Canadian intellectual property law firm serving clients across all industries around the world. At Bereskin & Parr you will work on complex, innovative files with clients ranging from small start-up companies to large multi-national corporations. You will have the resources of a large law firm while practicing in a more relaxed environment. Our firm provides the opportunity to work and learn alongside some of Canada’s best known and experienced IP lawyers and agents, and offers excellent training, resources, and a friendly and flexible working environment. We are currently looking for a mid-level trademark associate to join our Trademarks Practice Group . The ideal candidate is a registered Canadian Trademark Agent and will have 3-5 years’ experience handling all aspects of trademark clearance, search analysis, prosecution, and contentious matters such as oppositions, section 45 proceedings, and enforcement proceedings. This position can be based out of any of Bereskin & Parr’s offices, which have implemented a permanent hybrid workplace model. Qualifications: Licensed lawyer in good standing with the Ontario or Quebec Bar Registered Canadian Trademark Agent (preferred) 3-5 years relevant trademark prosecution, opposition, and enforcement experience (section 45 proceedings, demand letters, and litigation) Client-oriented and result-driven, able to work well in fast-paced environment Detail oriented, yet practical and business minded Excellent oral and written communication skills Effective time management skills High level of motivation, commitment, and leadership Team player Education: LL.B. or J.D. Qualified candidates are asked to submit their application to: Ryan Baker Director, Recruitment & Professional Development Bereskin & Parr LLP pdrecruitment@bereskinparr.com We appreciate hearing from all qualified candidates, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications will be held in confidence.    
Loblaw Companies Limited Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Dec 03, 2022
Full time
Location:   1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5   At Loblaw, we help millions of Canadians get through their best days, worst days, celebration days, and every day. Through our innovation and quality products, we’re here for our friends, neighbours, family members and colleagues.   We succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us.   We’re looking for adaptable people who are thrilled to join us in our goal of helping Canadians Live Life Well®. Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong. We promote leaders at every level and support our people to follow their passion.   Job Title: Executive Legal Assistant   Reports To: VP, Legal Counsel   Location: 1 President’s Choice Circle, Brampton (Loblaw Head Office) and 500 Lakeshore (Loblaw Digital) (including flexibility for working out of other offices and remote work)   Are You?   A Constant Learner - who is bright, curious, open to new ideas and interested in our business? Insightful - giving new perspectives and identifying paths beyond the status quo? Engaging - a person who makes connections and builds trust? Motivated - determined to pursue excellence, deliver on commitments and achieve success?   Company Overview:   Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is Canada's food and pharmacy leader and the nation's largest retailer. With a network of 2,500 corporate and independently-operated stores in communities across the country, it employs over 200,000 Canadians, making it one of Canada's largest private sector employers. Recently named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers (2022), Greater Toronto’s Top Employers (2022) and Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2022). Loblaw values and respects its employees and has created an excellent environment in which to work.   We look for colleagues who value the same things that we do, and who are passionate about quality customer service.   Role Overview:   The Executive Assistant will provide administrative assistance within the Legal Department to support the Vice President (Legal) of Commercial Contracting, Intellectual Property and Legal Marketing. Some support will be required for other individuals within the Vice President’s team. The Executive Assistant will be expected to effectively and proactively manage daily tasks and prioritize workload in collaboration with the Vice President and other team members.   You will be part of a team of lawyers and specialists who are customer oriented and dedicated to providing efficient, high quality work in a collaborative and professional manner.   If you have great interpersonal skills, enjoy a collaborative work environment, are able to manage and organize a diverse range of legal files, possess proficient computer skills, are detail oriented, proactive, efficient and have a positive attitude, then this position may be of interest to you.   Responsibilities:   Calendar management including booking meetings and managing conflicts. Revise and format documents including agreements, memos, presentations etc. Arrange for execution of agreements/documents. Submit expense reimbursement requests. Arrange audio/visual requirements, conference calls, travel arrangements, and meeting logistics. Book webinars and conferences. Track Continuing Professional Development hours and log the hours into VP’s LSUC account. Assist with monitoring shared email inboxes, including by flagging urgent requests, assigning tasks among team members, responding to routine inquiries, acquiring signatures, and bringing matters forward to relevant individuals as needed. Manage annual membership fees and renewals for the legal team. Maintain records/files (including electronic filing)/off-site storage. Order supplies required for the department. System admin for legal invoices, which includes opening and maintaining matters for invoicing inquiries, handling internal and external queries, working closely with lawyers and across business units to ensure compliance with departmental protocols in connection with legal billings, payment, etc. Process expenses. Support onboarding of new team members and offboarding of exiting terminated team members. New vendor set-up and wire transfer forms issuance. Liaise with senior executives and executive assistants in a professional and confidential manner. General administrative duties and ad hoc projects, such as participation in committees.   Qualifications:   Post-Secondary education in the form of a Legal Assistant Certificate or Diploma; Law Clerk or Paralegal certificate will be considered an asset. Minimum 3 years working in a similar environment will be considered an asset. Previous experience of 5 or more years supporting C-suite executive in a deadline-driven environment. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, knowledge of OpenText, Workshare Compare and (Serengeti) Legal Tracker will be considered an asset. The ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Great interpersonal skills and ability to work with people across the organization. High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail. Impeccable interpersonal, presentation, written and verbal communication skills. Strong judgment and problem-solving skills. Proven ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality. Proactive, resourceful and creative individual with the ability to connect the dots in original and insightful ways.   Loblaw is committed to sustainability by sourcing products with integrity and making a positive difference in the community. Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence – guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits – these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers & Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.   Employment Type:   Full time   Type of Role:   Regular   We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.   Please Note:     Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.  
Tokyo Smoke Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dec 03, 2022
Full time
Full Job Description Our brand is an award-winning, design focused, legal cannabis retailer. We believe that cannabis is good, and that our guests’ shopping experience should be nothing short of great. We aim to create a culture of warmth to empower conscious, confident cannabis shopping & consumption without stigma, intimidation or pressure. We are looking for an experienced and motivated Legal Counsel to join our team. Reporting to General Counsel of the larger corporate group, as Legal Counsel, you will be responsible for providing broad ongoing legal advice to 2161907 Alberta Ltd. (which is an owner and an affiliate of the subfranchisor of the Tokyo Smoke cannabis retail stores in Ontario). You will draft, negotiate, interpret, review and manage a wide range of contractual agreements and ensure the organization complies with all statutory and regulatory requirements related to the industry. This role is located in Toronto but will require travel to Edmonton and potentially other locations in Canada from time to time. Core Responsibilities and Duties: Provide legal advice in respect of retail cannabis operations, including: - Advising on regulatory requirements - Preparing and reviewing leases - Negotiating and documenting acquisitions - Preparing franchise documents - Preparing, reviewing supplier contracts - General corporate and commercial law advice to the operations and marketing teams Advise, draft, review and facilitate a variety of contractual agreements, policies and procedures for 2161907 Alberta Ltd. Supporting the negotiation and documentation of transactions, financings and franchise partnerships Plan, prepare, and review regulatory documentation and ensure suitability for submission to regulatory agencies Review, evaluate and coordinate agreements with third parties Staying up to date on regulatory framework to be able to advise the business appropriately Undertaking special projects as required to support 2161907 Alberta Ltd.’s business operations Review and examine material, such as branding, marketing, websites, etc., for legal implications Potential to advise, draft, review and facilitate 2161907 Alberta Ltd.’s Human Resources’ contracts, policies, processes, formal letters and releases Researching and analyzing a variety of legal issues Essential Education, Experience and Skills: Called to the bar 2017 - 2020, licensed to practice (or can become licensed to practice) in Ontario 2-5 years’ experience as a corporate-commercial lawyer Experience in one of more of the following areas of law is desirable: - leasing - purchase and sale of business - franchises - cannabis regulations Excellent contract drafting, negotiation and analytical skills Ability to work within a culture that values teamwork and collaboration Highly organized with the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines Strong interpersonal and communication skills High proficiency in Word, SharePoint, document management systems, experience in Excel and PowerPoint Possess ability to handle competing priorities and quickly acclimate to unique regulatory environments Able to work flexible working hours depending on shifting levels of priorities 2161907 Alberta Ltd. (Brand License Holder Tokyo Smoke Ontario) welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Those moving forward in the process will be contacted by a member of our team. Our organization is committed to being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We require the successful applicant to disclose their vaccination status and provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination.  
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