General Counsel

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Knightbridge Roberton Surrette

Based in Dartmouth, our client is a progressive company, growing rapidly and continuing to build on international growth. With continuously expanding operations, and many ongoing transactions of a highly complex nature, our client is seeking a General Counsel to play a leadership role within the organization.

As General Counsel, you will provide legal advice on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters including contracts, regulatory issues, acquisitions, employment and corporate governance. You will work on a variety of transactions and acquisitions and you will liaise with external legal counsel on a variety of issues. Collaborating with the executive team, you will generate respect and credibility quickly by providing consistently sound judgment, advice, analysis and recommendations for important business decisions.

As the ideal candidate, you are a confident, action-oriented, and commercially astute lawyer who is highly capable of managing a broad legal portfolio in a high-stakes environment while providing proactive and effective counsel. You have strong experience drafting and reviewing complex legal contracts and are not afraid to take a hands-on approach.

A skilled communicator, you are able to work independently as well as collaboratively with all levels of management. You are able to balance multiple priorities and deadlines with great composure and professionalism. You are a well rounded legal advisor with great business acumen and leadership skills and you are excited by the opportunity to manage diverse legal matters for a dynamic organization.

If you feel that this job description matches your skill set, we are interested in having a conversation with you. Please get in contact with Mark Gillis by dialing 1-902-424-1129 or via email at, or apply online at

Expiry Date: 
Monday, April 27, 2015