We are Ataccama, a global software company developing a cutting-edge data management platform. We’ve grown from a team of 20 to 500+, and we aren’t stopping anytime soon!
Our Toronto team is now looking for a Junior In-House Lawyer – are you up to the challenge? We need a passionate negotiator to help us drive legal innovation forward and be our go-to person for all things related to employment law. As our Junior In-House Lawyer, you’ll handle essential legal duties including working with colleagues on internal teams to review compliance measures, as well as liaising with third-party bodies.
See if we’re a great fit!
• Review, track, and monitor legislation that impacts the company’s products and processes.
• Update leadership with timely analysis and summaries of new legislation and regulations affecting the business.
• Help implement changes to contracts to comply with legislation, regulations and other changes.
• Provide support related to administration including meeting minutes, organizing precedence, drafting and completing various business documents, legal contracts, correspondence and other documents.
• Support lawyers in a corporate legal practice.
• Working with the People & Culture team and other departments such as Security, IT and Data Protection to ensure legal compliance. This would include: Privacy, Corruption (active and passive), Fraud, Conflict of Interest, Anti-Competition, Anti-Money Laundering, Integrity, Business Human Rights, Whistleblower System, Employee and Business Partner Code of Conduct.
• Advise internal teams on a broad spectrum of legal and business issues including international data protection requirements, contractual commitments, industry-specific compliance obligations, intellectual property rights, and employment issues.
• Create organizational documents.
• Draft and edit corporate contracts – especially NDAs.
• Assist with paperwork needed by regulatory bodies.
• Perform legal research and prepare memorandums.
• Attend negotiations and meetings to take meeting minutes and develop summaries.
Is this you?
• At least 2 years of practice in business law gained at a major Canadian law firm and/or in-house legal department of a technology company
• Qualified lawyer/solicitor licensed to practice law in Canada
• Strong legal and analytical skills, and the ability to communicate legal advice effectively
• Knowledge of US and UK/EU law is an asset
• Knowledge of technology and commercial law, data protection and privacy law, and intellectual property law
• Knowledge of on-prem, PaaS, RFP/RFI processes, Master Service Agreements, and IP contracts is an asset.
• Excellent negotiating and drafting skills
• Skilled in building and maintaining strong professional relationships across the business
• The ability to communicate complex legal issues and risks in terms that non-legal colleagues can understand
• The ability to work in a highly autonomous role
• Ability to work under pressure and meet time sensitive deadlines