Corporate Counsel

Corporate Counsel

Saint John,  NB

Our client, J. D. Irving, Limited has over 17,000 employees and has operations throughout eastern Canada and the United States.  The organization has business units in forestry & forest products, pulp & paper, transportation, shipbuilding & industrial marine, retail, industrial equipment, construction services & building materials, and consumer products.  A performance-driven enterprise, J. D. Irving, Limited is dedicated to best practices, teamwork, and making the best products for its customers in Canada and around the world.

The organization is looking for an individual to join its law department in Saint John, New Brunswick in the role of Corporate Counsel.  In this position, the successful candidate will contribute to strategic decision making by providing recommendations related to the structuring of contracts, acquisitions, and as a participant in a variety of business negotiations with third-parties.

Success in this key role requires a law degree and experience in a wide range of business law matters, either at a major law firm or with a large corporation.  An MBA or an undergraduate degree in business would be considered an asset, as would exposure to litigation.  Strong analytical, written and oral communications skills are essential.

This opportunity offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Lynn Breau, Personnel Search Limited, at 506-852-8043 or forward your resume via email to for a confidential exchange of information.

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 06/15/2021