Senior Lawyer

  • GardaWorld
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Dec 24, 2021
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

A GardaWorld Company, we take a proactive approach to solving business challenges and our customers are at the heart of everything we do. It s the reason we love rolling up our sleeves and getting down to work and it s why we re so successful. It takes an entire team to stand behind something big. Interested?

Crisis24 is the leading Integrated Risk Management, Crisis Response, Consulting & Executive Protection firm for the world s most influential people, disruptive brands and prominent organizations. We offer a broad range of risk management services aimed at keeping people safe, from individuals requiring highly customized protection to an entire workforce or higher education community. We encourage diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Crisis24 is looking for a
Senior Legal Counsel Contracts

Crisis24 is part of GardaWorld, one of the largest privately-owned security companies in the world, founded by President and CEO Stephan Cr tier in 1995. Since inception, GardaWorld has grown to become one of the largest security providers globally, driven by organic growth and a disciplined approach to strategic acquisitions. Headquartered in Montr al, GardaWorld offers a wide range of physical security and integrated risk management services as well as trustworthy innovative integrated cash management solutions.

Your mission at Crisis24 :

Based in Montr al, the Senior Legal Counsel Contracts will provide legal contract review and management to Crisis24 s business operations in North America and will also be called upon interact and collaborate with lawyers operating in the broader Crisis24 and GardaWorld businesses.

Your responsabilities :

The Senior Legal Counsel Contracts will be responsible for the review and negotiation of customer contracts and the drafting of distributor agreements, framework agreements, strategic partnerships and other contracts, and assisting in the development and updating of templates and contract management. Projects will include working closely with the business development team on proposals and RFP responses involving both private and public counterparts, as well as periodically providing day-to-day advice and input on legal, commercial, and business matters.

Your profil :


  • Legal proficiency capable and efficient commercial lawyer with strong attention to detail, ability to focus on material issues, and a commitment to ethics in business dealings
  • Solution oriented able to quickly identify and assess legal and other risks and to develop and implement mitigating actions
  • Client oriented able to manage a large volume of transactions on a number of time zones and provide a rapid turn-around
  • Teamwork understand and contribute to achieving the business objectives, communicate clearly and respectfully, and share and be open to different points of view


  • LL.B., J.D. or equivalent from a qualified Canadian, U.S. or international Law School
  • Admitted to practice law in a Canadian Province (U.S. bar admittance a strong plus)
  • Bilingual (English and French)


  • A minimum of five years experience working as a senior legal counsel or senior contracts manager, preferably with a company having global operations, or equivalent experience in a national or international law firm
  • Expertise in drafting and negotiating software licenses, SaaS agreements, and other commercial contracts
  • Experience with data privacy regulation is a plus

Location :

This position will be based at
GardaWorld s future Global corporate headquarters in Montreal
(St-Laurent borough) and may require limited North American and international travel. Telecommuting will be possible in accordance with the company s policies post-pandemic.

GardaWorld s Global corporate headquarters is an innovative state-of-the-art centre of excellence and expertise in integrated security management adapted to today s technologies and environmental requirements. It will house all of the strategic and operational decision-making capabilities for GardaWorld s global operations in functional, bright open spaces, with thought-provoking meeting rooms, collaborative open work areas and comfortable lounge spaces. The amenities will include a quality cafeteria with a varied menu, a complete exercise room with access to showers, ample parking for cars and bikes, as well as a host of other services.

Crisis24, a GardaWorld Company, is dedicated to equal opportunity in employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran or disabled status, or any other protected class.