Legal Counsel, Commercial Services
City : Toronto - 100 Adelaide St W
Category : Full time
Industry : Technology & Financial Services
Employer : TMX Group
Venture outside the ordinary - TMX Careers
The TMX group of companies includes leading global exchanges such as the Toronto Stock Exchange, Montreal Exchange, and numerous innovative organizations enhancing capital markets. United as a global team, we’re connecting cross-functionally, traversing industries and geographies, moving opportunity into action, advancing global economic growth, and propelling progress. Through a rich exchange of ideas, meaningful collaboration, and a nimble operating model, we're powering some of the nation's most critical systems, fueling capital formation and innovation, bringing increased opportunity to business visionaries, product ingenuity to consumers, and career exploration to our team.
Ready to be part of the action?As part of TMX’s legal and corporate affairs team, the Legal Counsel, Commercial Services is responsible for supporting TMX Group Limited and its affiliates on a variety of commercial and transactional matters across the enterprise.
Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial contracts on behalf of various internal lines of business, including:
Work closely with the vendor management team and business lines on all types of supplier contracts, including technology and intellectual property licensing, software development, SaaS, PaaS, cloud, outsourcing, professional services, support services and service levels, proof of concept, consulting services, leases, purchasing, distribution, revenue share and other commercial agreements
Work with business lines to develop and maintain standard form agreements for products and services offered by the company in support of strategic initiatives and in the ordinary course of business
Support the contract requirements for multi-faceted commercial transactions, including strategic projects and business alliance
Provide legal advice and support for the development and execution of commercial strategies and initiatives, including support for the development and launch of new products/services and the procurement of new assets and technologies and outsourcing transactions
Support internal reorganizations, acquisitions and divestitures Provide legal advice and support on a wide range of day to day commercial matters, including technology initiatives, information security, CASL and privacy-related matters, competition law, intellectual property, promotion and marketing materials, corporate policies, contract interpretation, commercial dispute resolution and litigation management
Other duties, as assigned
Called to the Bar of Ontario with membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario
Qualified legal professional with at least 5 years of relevant, working experience
Knowledge and experience drafting, negotiating, structuring and advising on various types of commercial contracts and transactions, including relating to all aspects of information technology and procurement
Good overall understanding of intellectual property law and other technology-related legal principles
Experience working on mergers and acquisitions is an asse
Exceptional written and verbal communication, negotiation and drafting skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
Team oriented and able to build relationships with all levels of the organization.
In the market for…
Excitement - Explore emerging technology and innovation, as well as ventures and digital finance that shape the future of global markets! Experience the movement of the market while grounded in the stability of close to 200 years of success.
Connection - With site hubs in some of the world’s most multicultural cities, we leverage our size and structure to create rich connections and belonging while experiencing powerful global impact through our work.
Impact - More than a platform, we use our talents to power mission-critical systems that drive global economic advancement, innovation, and growth. As well, our employee-led Team Impact spreads social good via our giving strategy.
Wellness - From empathetic leadership to a culture of flexibility and balance, we believe wellness at work creates the maximum yield and a stronger “we”. Plus, with a cloud-first and hybrid workstyle, as well as generous time-off and leaves, we support a life well lived!
Growth - From a growth mindset in our work, to expansion in our business, TMX is home to action-takers energized by the achievement of ambitious growth.
Ready to enrich your career with impactful work, leaders who truly care, and the flexibility and programs to help you thrive as part of #TeamTMX ? Apply now.
TMX is committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide accommodations for applicants and employees who require it.