In-House Legal Counsel

Posting Date:
Sep 04, 2019
Company/Firm:
Evanov Communications Inc.
Area of Law:
Commercial, civil, entertainment, employment, regulatory
Deadline:
Oct 04, 2019
Location:
Toronto or Montreal
Experience:
1-3 years

Description

Description of position

Evanov Communications Inc. (ECI) is a strong independent Canadian broadcaster in the radio landscape. With 19 radio stations on its roster, it continues to be one of the industry’s prominent leaders. ECI’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, colour, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Reporting to the Senior In-House Legal Counsel, the person in this role will handle a wide range of legal and regulatory matters  including  but are not limited to: labour and employment matters; employment contracts for all employees in QuĂ©bec; civil litigation including legal claims for collection on overdue accounts; contracts  relating to programs on ECI stations; CBSC/CRTC complaints; regulatory issues; contest regulations; translation of legal documents and policies from English to French; and other administrative matters that may rise from time to time.

The position is available immediately and will be based out of ECI’s Toronto or Montreal office.

Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Member in good standing of the Barreau du QuĂ©bec.
  • Member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario (strong asset, highly preferred).
  • Civil law degree from an accredited law school.
  • One to three years of entertainment, commercial, employment, litigation, intellectual property, and/or other relevant experience.
  • Must submit transcripts and analytic writing sample.
  • Must be bilingual (English-French).
  • Previous law firm or in-house experience.
  • Outstanding analytic, communication and organizational skills, including excellent drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Sound business judgment, and flexibility/adaptability to manage multiple, wide-ranging matters, conflicting deadlines, and new areas of expertise as business needs change.
  • Demonstrated ability, in a positive and practical manner, to identify, prioritize and resolve legal issues quickly and effectively.
  • Teamwork-oriented attitude.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV (in English and French) together with a cover letter, transcripts and writing sample (in English and French) to jobs@evanovradio.com to be considered.

Please note that only candidates considered for the position will be contacted.

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