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Our client is a Canadian retail bank that offers innovative products and
services to its customers, with the goal to improve customer experience
and maximize value. It is now seeking a Senior Director, Legal Counsel
to join its legal department, who will manage the day-to-day functions
of a team of eight. In addition to being the team lead, you will draft and
negotiate sophisticated commercial contracts, advise the business on
regulatory and compliance matters, participate in the development of
innovative new products and services, and advise senior management
on strategic business initiatives. This position reports to the General
Counsel and is located in downtown Toronto.
The ideal candidate will have 10-15 years of legal experience gained
from both a law firm and the in-house legal department of a bank or
other financial institution, and/or a technology or fintech company.
Ideally, you will have experience in retail banking and drafting and
negotiating commercial contracts, including vendor agreements,
as well as experience or interest in managing others. Experience in
regulatory and privacy matters will be an asset.
In addition, the ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills,
business acumen, and a practical approach to the law, as this role will
involve communication with the business groups. Finally, the ability to
foster a collaborative team environment will be essential for this role.
This position has the potential to offer diverse and interesting work
that goes beyond the scope of traditional retail banking, as well as
long-term career growth. If you are interested in applying to this
opportunity, please forward your cv and cover letter to Lorene Nagata
or Lesa Ong of NagataCONNEX Executive Legal Search at the contact
SENIOR DIRECTOR, LEGAL COUNSEL
(10-15 Years’ Experience)
LEADING A TEAM