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Senior Legal Counsel, eDiscovery (Toronto)
Scotiabank’s Legal Department is seeking to hire an eDiscovery lawyer at the
Senior Legal Counsel level. In this role, you will lead Scotiabank’s eDiscovery
legal team, including setting global strategic goals for eDiscovery and related
Information Governance matters, and be responsible for defining and
overseeing eDiscovery procedures and practices, addressing issues related to
preservation, collection analysis and production.
You will provide practical legal advice and guidance on Information
Governance and eDiscovery matters, including with respect to legislative
changes and case law developments, and on new record repository and
communication tool initiatives, current or planned technologies and
retention of business records. You will also provide legal advice and
support on preservation and collection of records for litigation and
regulatory matters, investigations, subpoena responses and other third
party demands for records.
You will be responsible for training lawyers and others on the use of
eDiscovery platforms, legal holds, document retention policies and the
collection and production of documents. As part of your role in leading all
eDiscovery matters, you will be actively engaged in assisting with cases and
investigations, including reporting, as well as drafting, implementing and
monitoring legal holds, and overseeing and conducting internal document
review. For larger more complex matters which require outside support,
you will engage and manage outside counsel and eDiscovery service
providers, including providing substantive oversight and reporting on
spend and ensuring budget compliance. This position reports to the
VP & Associate General Counsel, Litigation.
The ideal applicant will have at least 7 years of legal experience, including
significant time practicing in the areas of eDiscovery and Information
Governance at a large law firm, government agency or in-house legal
department at a major financial institution or large corporation. You
are recognized as a subject matter expert in eDiscovery and Information
Governance and have a solid proficiency in industry standard eDiscovery
systems, especially Relativity. The successful candidate should possess
strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as sound business
judgment and problem solving skills, as well as the ability to thrive in a
fast paced, high volume environment.
For more information about this opportunity and to apply online, please
visit https://jobs.scotiabank.com and search for Job ID 53386.
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