Legal Counsel - Corporate

  • CBC/Radio-Canada
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Feb 01, 2023
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

Work at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Your role

CBC/Radio-Canada is seeking legal counsel with four (4) to seven (7) years of experience in corporate commercial law to join its Toronto team. You will provide solicitor services to various components within the Corporation. You will help to negotiate contractual matters on a wide range of business contracts including public procurement, intellectual property and digital media. Your sound judgment and strong analytical, research, drafting and negotiation skills will be required; you will be advising operational areas of CBC/Radio-Canada and working with senior executives in sensitive, high-profile areas of strategic importance.

We Are Looking For a Candidate With The Following

  • A member of the Law Society of Ontario for at least four (4) to seven (7) years
  • Experience negotiating agreements, strong business acumen, excellent drafting skills, and proven ability to get the deal done
  • A high level of professionalism, good judgment, initiative and ability to meet the challenges within a busy and productive team
  • Strong ability to prioritize, organize, monitor and conduct activities requiring independent decision making and the ability to produce a high volume of work quickly and accurately
  • Superior verbal and written communication and public-speaking skills to convey critical information to clients and to lead sensitive discussions aimed at concluding complicated transactions or settling litigation
  • Ability to deal effectively with clients, outside counsel and Law Department colleagues in Toronto, and elsewhere
  • Bilingualism in English and French is not a requirement but would be an asset

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

If this sounds interesting, please click on ''Apply online''. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website . All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest . In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.