Toronto, Ontario, Canada
We are proud to build a world class organization that thrives on: Collaborating closely, problem-solving, breaking new ground and adapting quickly to a rapidly evolving industry. We are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel (18 months contract) in the greater Toronto area with a strong sense of ethics and integrity.
As a 2023 “Montreal’s Top Employer” , we offer a hybrid work environment made easy for you with practical perks, commuting and lunch benefits .
A competitive compensation package, including a performance-based incentive plan
A very generous and broad ranged personal & healthcare spending program
100% company-paid comprehensive health & dental coverage; you can choose the option(s) that best suits YOU
Minimum 21 days of paid time off and so much more!
Access to free learning and development opportunities
Amazing discounts, tons of social activities and various other extras!
Onboarding framework which ensures you’re set up for success from Day 1
Giving back program which includes donation matching & volunteering including a paid volunteer day
If you wish to know more about us, please visit www.samsungads.ca
About this role
The Senior Legal Counsel will assist with the provision of effective legal services for Samsung Electronics Canada and its subsidiary Samsung Ads Canada. The role will primarily focus on providing support for contract drafting and negotiation in the AdTech and consumer electronics space.
As such the candidate should have experience with drafting and negotiating different types of technology agreements. The successful candidate will be expected to draft and negotiate service agreements, distribution agreements, leases, RFP’s and license agreements. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide support with respect to general corporate commercial matters, including regulatory compliance, privacy laws, compliance training, policy drafting and compliance investigations.
Provide general legal advice to Samsung Electronics Canada and its subsidiary as requested by the General Counsel or Associate General Counsel
Negotiate and Draft a variety of different contracts with minimal supervision
Advise on regulatory matters, including monitoring and reporting on legislative changes that impact the business
Assist with legal and compliance training for both Samsung Electronics Canada and Samsung Ads Canada
Assist with corporate compliance investigations
Develop and draft policies to minimize risk and ensure compliance with applicable laws
Research and prepare summary reports providing guidance to business units based on analyzing and assessing legal risks
Liaise with legal staff and personnel in other departments and on projects
Successful completion of a Bachelor of Law (LLB) program
A minimum of 6 years of experience practicing law, including legal training in corporate commercial law
Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario or the law society of another Canadian province
Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills, with an ability to communicate complex issues in a simple and efficient way
Senior-level commercial legal expertise, with strong reviewing, drafting and negotiating skills in the technology space
Privacy law / Regulatory Compliance / Employment law and investigations
High degree of ethics and integrity, and ability to inspire confidence, trust, and respect of key stakeholders
Solid organizational skills and the ability to establish and focus on key priorities while taking a hands-on approach to managing issues and contributing to projects and transactions
Diversity and inclusion
Samsung Ads is committed to working with the best and brightest people from the broadest talent pool possible. We believe a diversity of ideas fosters innovation and engagement, and allows us to attract the best people, and to develop the best products, services and solutions. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. If you need assistance, or have any questions during the application and recruiting process, please contact us at: email@example.com
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Position Summary At Samsung Electronics Canada, we take pride in the creativity and diversity of our talented people – they are at the forefront of everything we do. Their skillset and mindset drive our continued success. We want the best of the best at Samsung to join our team, not just those who fit into our Culture but those who will ADD to our Culture and make Samsung an even better place to work. Did we catch your attention yet? If you want to work for one of the most recognized brands in the world and one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada...and have a ton of fun…. then please keep reading! Our Perks
Employer paid Medical and Dental coverage from day one
Fantastic employee discount on all Samsung products
Subsidized Cafeteria; including free Starbucks coffee/latte machine
Access to Samsung U for 24/7 online learning
Employee Referral program- we want great talent like you!
Reporting to Director, Associate General Counsel, assists with the provision of effective legal services for Samsung Electronics Canada and its subsidiaries and divisions. The role will primarily focus on providing legal support with negotiating and drafting transactional documents and agreements, establishing appropriate corporate compliance policies and procedures, providing support with governmental affairs, including providing representation and leadership on trade associations and provide guidance with Employment Matters including compliance investigations. Role And Responsibilities
Draft and negotiate contracts and transactional documents including: Master services agreements
Provide general legal advice to SECA and its divisions and subsidiaries as requested by the General Counsel or Associate General Counsel
Develop, draft and implement appropriate corporate compliance policies and processes
Provide legal and compliance training to all divisions
Support SECA’s government relations activities including providing representation on certain trade associations
Provide appropriate sensing of public policy and regulatory developments and disseminating such across the organization
Assist in developing SECA’s position statements on public policy and regulatory matters
Ensure appropriate reporting of legal and governmental issues or updates that could impact business operations
Assist with corporate compliance investigations
Assist with risk analysis, risk mitigation/minimization sensing, analysis and strategies in both legal and compliance areas and reporting such to the Legal Department
Assist with privacy requests, responses, legislative updates and compliance issues
Skills And Qualifications
Has a wide range of experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways
Works on complex issues where analyzing situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variables. Exercises judgement in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and coordinates other's tasks
May manage a group such as coordinating activities regarding costs, methods and staffing
Typically requires at least 8 years of related experience and a Bachelor's degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 3 years
Samsung is an equal employment opportunity employer. Samsung has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for job applicants with disabilities as appropriate. Assessment and selection materials and procedures can be made available in accessible formats and methods as appropriate. If you require a specific accommodation because of disability or medical need, please let us know when selected to take part in our recruitment process so that reasonable arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place as you move through our process. We thank you for your interest in working for Samsung. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. #indhigh