Technology Lawyer

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Nov 28, 2022
Full time Lawyer (Private Practice)

Job Description

Are you an experienced technology lawyer with an interest in serving Canada’s leading emerging and high growth technology companies? Do you want to be part of an innovative team transforming the way legal services are delivered? Then look no further than this exciting opportunity with Osler’s market-leading Technology Group to lead out our TechSure Program.

Working in an integrated fashion as part of Osler’s Technology Group, the successful candidate will be responsible for taking Osler’s TeshSure Program, servicing emerging and high growth technology companies, to the next level. Leveraging Osler’s innovative work processes, cutting edge precedents, systems and processes, the successful candidate will take a leading role in continuing to innovate, team build and evolve Osler’s program to deliver market-leading, cost-effective and efficient legal solutions to clients.

Position Requirements:

Our ideal candidate may work in any of our offices in Canada office, or remotely, with the requirement to, on occasion, be physically present in Osler’s Toronto office. The successful candidate will work under the guidance and direction of the partners in Osler’s Technology Group. The successful candidate will:

  • be called to the Ontario, Quebec, Alberta or British Columbia bar
  • have at least 5 years of technology and related commercial experience
  • have meaningful privacy and data protection related experience
  • have a keen interest in working closely with emerging and high growth companies within Canada’s vibrant technology sector
  • have proven project-management capability and expertise, as well as hands-on experience leading and managing projects of various sizes
  • have proficiency using and implementing technology and leading change in the legal profession, including experience with business process improvement
  • previous experience working in-house considered an asset
  • have proven experience managing people

Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms by clients and leading independent reviews, Osler offers you the benefit of working with more than 400 of the best legal minds in the country and the opportunity to develop your skills in a high-growth area. Osler’s Technology Group is top ranked and services leading providers and users of technology in Canada, and supports close to 1,000 early, growth and late-stage ventures and venture investors across Canada, United States and around the world.

How to Apply:

If you have strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and would like to join our growing team, please reply in confidence with a cover letter, detailed résumé and academic transcripts directly to our online application portal below.

Applications submitted outside of our online application portal will not be reviewed.

No agencies please.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process

To protect the health and safety of firm members and visitors and to comply with the recommendations of public health authorities, employment at Osler will be conditional on the candidate submitting evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.