Legal Counsel

  • Aritiza
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jun 17, 2024
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description


The mission of the Legal Department is to maximize value for the business through legal advice and solutions that support profitable growth and proactively manage risk.



Aritzia is growing and our Legal team is growing with it. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the team responsible for providing legal advice and advising on legal compliance and risk mitigation across all areas of Aritzia’s business. As Legal Counsel, Commercial you will partner with internal business partners to support Aritzia’s business activities and transactions with third parties. With your valuable contribution to the business in this role, the opportunities are endless—from a rewarding career in law to continued growth with Aritzia.



As the Legal Counsel, Commercial you will:

  • Support the business in reviewing, negotiating, and drafting third party agreements.
  • Partner cross-functionally to ensure Aritzia’s compliance with consumer protection laws.
  • Support Aritzia’s corporate activities by providing legal services and compliance guidance.



The Legal Counsel, Commercial, has:

  • Proven skills, education, and/or applicable certifications in:
  • Law degree from a recognized university
  • Recent experience and comprehensive knowledge of Canadian and US commercial laws, including experience as a practicing lawyer (prior in-house experience preferred)
  • Experience in reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts (including privacy and/or IT security would be an asset)
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to work independently and as part of a team, and excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical, written, verbal, research, and communication skills. Ability to evaluate risk and manage competing priorities
  • Current member in good standing of the law society of British Columbia [or other Canadian or US jurisdiction]
  • A commitment to learn and apply Aritzia's Values and Business and People Leadership principles
  • The ability to collaborate fluently with cross-functional partners
  • A commitment to quality and investing in results that add value to the business



The typical hiring range for this position is $120,000 - $160,000 CAD per year. The final agreed upon salary may vary based on factors such as job-related knowledge, skills and experience. Additionally, this position may be eligible for bonus.


We are always looking for top talent - if your qualifications differ from those listed above, the scope of work and final agreed upon salary may be adjusted to reflect your individual qualifications.


Aritzia’s Everyday Luxury compensation package goes beyond the base salary with endless growth and recognition opportunities through our pay-for-performance philosophy. Along with comprehensive benefits, aspirational workspaces and elevated employee perks and experiences - we provide it all.



Some of the industry-leading benefits you will receive working at Aritzia:

  • Product Discount – Maybe you’ve heard of our famous product discount? Or our exclusive private shopping events? You have now.
  • A-OK Commissary & Café – Everyday Luxury dining, exclusive to Aritzia. Our in-house bistro and café is a private oasis where employees can enjoy curated, subsidized Everyday Luxury dining.
  • The SET – Our in-office fitness studio and gym with state-of-the-art equipment, custom-created classes, and optional personal training. Open 7 days a week, works out well.
  • Aritzia Virtual Wellness – Because your health, happiness, and safety matter – 24/7 resources to support you in your wellbeing goals, be it physical, mental, social, or financial.
  • Aspirational Workplace – Our offices are specially designed to be spaces of creativity, productivity, and inspiration. They’re also dog friendly. Woof.
  • Amenities – Additional amenities include a private parent’s room, shower facilities with elevated complementary conveniences, bike rooms, and more.
  • The Extras – We also offer a multitude of other perks like dry-cleaning, hotel and restaurant discounts, self-care promos and on-site medical care.



Aritzia is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Our goal is to be inclusive, diverse, and representative of the communities where we work while creating an environment where every person can enjoy a successful career. This commitment applies to all candidates and employees regardless of race, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, place of origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, marital status, disability, age, and any other protected characteristic.

Requests for accommodation due to a disability or any other protected characteristic can be made at any stage of the recruitment process and during employment by contacting our People & Culture Team.