1 job(s) at D2L

D2L Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 09, 2023
Reporting to the VP, Compliance and Assistant General Counsel, the Legal Counsel will assist with the day-to-day management of the legal affairs of D2L and its subsidiaries in North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe. While a generalist position, the Legal Counsel will have a particular emphasis on human resources matters. This is a significant opportunity to have real-life, hands-on experience with a rapidly growing technology company. The position is part of a collaborative, team-based approach to corporate legal services.   HOW WILL I MAKE AN IMPACT? Advising on a range of corporate, procurement, commercial and other legal matters. Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various contracts and agreements. Providing legal guidance on employment law and immigration matters. Researching and responding to inquiries related to privacy, intellectual property and compliance matters. Assisting with developing and updating internal policies. Assisting on an as-needed basis with drafting and reviewing agreements, including partnership, non-disclosure, license (inbound and outbound) and similar agreements. Assisting with a variety of business expansion and transaction opportunities, including incorporation activities, and M&A. Advise on a range of legal matters relating to Human Resources to ensure D2L remains compliant with all laws governing the workplace Any other tasks as assigned from time to time   WHAT YOU'LL BRING TO THE ROLE: 3+ years of proven experience as a Legal Counsel in a business environment Experience advising on Canadian legal matters; experience advising on international matter is an asset Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in a fast-paced environment Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures High degree of professional ethics and integrity Experience in corporate and human resources practice areas is strongly desired   EDUCATION RECOMMENDATIONS: LLB or JD degree from a nationally-recognized, ABA (or similar)-accredited school Excellent academic credentials; journal experience preferred