Legal Counsel - Part-Time

  • Location
    Markham, Ontario
  • Salary
    $80,000.00/Yearly
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Professional & executive - Legal - Attorney

Adecco, in partnership with our client, a distinguished boutique law firm located north of Toronto, is seeking an experienced Legal Counsellor to join their team on a fractional (part-time) basis. Specializing in insurance law, real estate, corporate, and civil litigation, this firm offers a professional and supportive environment. In this role you will support a senior partner with over 35 years of experience in corporate law, ensuring high-quality legal service and compliance across various legal matters.

If you are a seasoned Legal Counsel looking for a fractional (part-time) opportunity to make a significant impact in a growing boutique firm, apply now to join our client’s exceptional team.

  • Pay Rate: $80,000/annually

  • Location: Markham, ON

  • Job type: Permanent | Part-time

Here's why you should apply:

  • Competitive compensation: $80K for 15 to 20 hours per week.

  • A collaborative and supportive work environment where your skills and contributions are highly valued.

  • Flexible work hours that accommodate your schedule.

  • The opportunity to work with a highly experienced senior partner and gain invaluable insights and mentorship.

Responsibilities:

  • Corporate Legal Affairs: Provide expert advice on corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and business law. Ensure all corporate activities align with legal standards.

  • Contractual Agreements: Draft, review, and negotiate contracts related to franchising, purchase and sale, employees, contractors, and other business agreements, safeguarding the firm’s interests.

  • Legal Research and Compliance: Conduct thorough research and analysis of current laws impacting the firm. Provide strategic, actionable advice to ensure compliance in all business practices.

  • Solution-Oriented Legal Advice: Offer clear, concise, and practical legal advice to the senior partner and management. Present complex legal concepts in an understandable manner.

  • Support Senior Partner* Assist the senior partner in managing corporate law matters, leveraging their extensive experience to provide top-notch legal support.

Qualifications:

  • Must be legally eligible to work, and reside in Canada

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.

  • Licensed to practice law.

  • Proven experience in corporate legal settings, with a strong background in corporate law, franchising, purchase and sale, and contracts.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, with a high degree of professional acumen.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple agreements and various legal matters efficiently and with meticulous attention to detail.

  • Strong research skills and a proven track record of providing proactive legal solutions.

  • Quick-thinking and adaptable to the fast-paced nature of a growing business.

Are you interested in this position? Apply now! Our dynamic team of recruiters will reach out if you qualify for this role.
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