Associate, Corporate Commercial in Toronto, Canada
We are working with a successful and established mid-size regional law firm known for its expertise and client-focused approach. The firm provides a wide range of legal services within business law, estates, litigation, commercial real estate and tax. The firm’s business law practice features a team of well-regarded, leading corporate lawyers providing a wide variety of corporate commercial legal services. The firm offers a rewarding mentor-based work environment, where lawyers work on complex matters with colleagues from different disciplines, senior partners, associates and a team of law clerks.
This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate corporate lawyer to join a leading law firm offering sophisticated work, a collegial work environment and strong mentorship, as well as future partnership opportunities.
Job Description – Associate, Corporate Commercial
Due to ongoing growth, our client is seeking to add an Associate, Corporate Commercial to its team in Toronto. The successful candidate will assist clients with a variety of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, shareholder and partnership structuring, and lending. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of corporate commercial law experience, strong business acumen, and excellent drafting and interpersonal skills.
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
· Assist clients with a variety of matters including M&A, lending, private equity and exempt market transactions and shareholder/partnership structuring.
· Participate in and support business development activities, including client relationship management.
· Work with senior counsel to ensure deadlines are met.
Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge
· LL.B. or J.D. degree (or equivalent).
· Good standing with a Canadian Law Society.
· 3-7 years of corporate commercial law experience.
· Ability to work independently and within a team.
· Strong business acumen and work ethic.
· Excellent drafting and interpersonal skills.
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