Legal Counsel (2-3 years) – Saputo

SHORE & Associés


Company :  SHORE & Associés
Location :  QC, Canada
Job Type :  Full-time
Job Status :  Permanent
 
LEGAL COUNSEL (2-3 YEARS) Saputo Inc. (Montreal)

Our client, Saputo Inc., a public company listed on the TSX, is one of the top ten dairy processors in the world, the largest cheese manufacturer and the leading fluid milk and cream processor in Canada, one of the top three dairy processors in Argentina, and among the top four in Australia. In the US, Saputo ranks among the top three cheese

producers and is one of the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products.

To meet the needs of its US Dairy Foods and International Divisions, Saputo’s legal team is recruiting a lawyer (2-3 years of experience) with expertise in commercial law. This lawyer will work as an integral member of the Divisions’ legal team and will support all areas of the business, including operations, sales, distribution, marketing, real estate, procurement, information technology, etc. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Candidate will work closely with the other members of the US Dairy Foods and International Divisions’ legal team and will:
• Draft, negotiate and interpret various types of commercial agreements;
• Provide legal opinions and strategic advice to management; and
• Provide ongoing legal support to service departments and business units in connection with the Divisions’
operations. QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate has 2-3 years of legal experience in commercial law with a major law firm and must demonstrate the following skills:
• Strong legal capabilities, analytical and problem-solving skills;
• Exceptional drafting and negotiating skills;
• Strong business acumen and entrepreneurship;
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize, manage and execute high volume of agreements/matters simultaneously;
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and effectively internally with multi-
disciplinary teams and externally with business and legal professionals;
• Highly ethical and accountable;
• Sound judgment;
• Must be self-motivated and demonstrate good client service orientation;
• Strong team player and collaborator and capable of working autonomously;
• Bachelor of civil law (LL.B. or LL.L.) and/or common law (B.C.L.);
• Member of the Quebec Bar or equivalent;
• Commercial litigation experience would be an asset; and
• Fluently bilingual (oral and written)
CONTACT INFORMATION Please forward your CV/résumé, in confidence, to SHORE & Associates: Marie Wong: mwong@shoreassoc.com – 514-878-2624 Note: This is an exclusive arrangement with SHORE & Associates. All CVs submitted directly to Saputo Inc. will be re- directed to SHORE & Associates for review.
 
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