Lawyer

  • Arctic Pearl
  • Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
  • May 03, 2021
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

Arctic Pearl is a diversified family-owned and operated vertically integrated fishing, cold storage, construction, and real estate development company. This forward thinking, tech-savvy organization takes pride in providing its staff with the tools to develop professionally and succeed and views the upward progression of its employees as integral to the growth and success of the company.

We are looking for a permanent full-time business lawyer ready to work in an exciting and dynamic environment. This position is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to work for a great company.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

You will have the opportunity to work alongside our president in a wide-ranging and interesting role dedicated to helping further strategic goals, addressing challenges confronted by the company, and making processes more efficient. In this fast-paced role, you will be a key member to all departments in a variety of projects and legal matters.

Experience with contracts is essential, as drafting, negotiating and reviewing a wide variety of commercial agreements is a central part of this position. Experience with technology agreements, software as a service, supply and distribution agreements and good understanding of privacy law will be highly beneficial in this role.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Qualified to practice law in British Columbia
  • Business/commercial background with at least 3 years post-call experience
  • Strong foundation in corporate, contract, civil litigation law
  • Knowledge or experience in any of the following is also beneficial: food processing industry, construction law, real estate, maritime, product safety, and e-commerce

SKILLS & CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also as part of a team
  • Understand business needs and priorities, and how to balance these against legal risk
  • Possess confidence and integrity
  • Enthusiastic lawyer who is excited to work in a fast-paced industry

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package

We wish to thank all applicants; however, only successful candidates will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. The above description is intended to describe the general nature of this position and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.