Legal Counsel

  • BlackBerry
  • Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Jun 13, 2024
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

About the Role

BlackBerry’s IoT division is seeking a dedicated Legal Counsel to support and expand its global software business. This position offers a unique opportunity to work with BlackBerry IoT's talented and collaborative legal team. The role involves drafting and negotiating various legal agreements, as well as supporting senior legal team members on a broad range of issues, including regulatory compliance, marketing/advertising, intellectual property (including open-source compliance), and legal research.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft and Negotiate Agreements: Create and negotiate a variety of legal agreements.
  • Provide Legal Support: Offer legal assistance on diverse matters to mitigate risks and advance business initiatives in line with corporate policies.
  • Evaluate and Mitigate Risks: Respond to business queries and provide appropriate legal solutions to minimize risks.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience: Up to 3 years of legal experience.
  • Education: LLB or JD, with admission to practice law in Ontario.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Exceptional ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent drafting skills, along with strong oral and written communication abilities.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Independence: Ability to work independently with great attention to detail and a positive attitude towards constructive feedback.

What We Offer

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Attractive compensation and a full benefits package.
  • Professional Growth: Opportunity to work alongside an outstanding team of legal and business professionals.
  • Dynamic Environment: Be part of an exciting and growing business within a leading Canadian technology company with a global presence.

How to Apply

If you are a dedicated legal professional looking to grow your career within a dynamic and innovative technology company, we encourage you to apply.

Contact: Please submit your application, including a resume and cover letter, to [Application Email/Link].

This is a rare opportunity to gain diverse legal and commercial expertise from a senior legal team while working in a global business environment. Your strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and proactive attitude will be highly valued and rewarded at BlackBerry.