Junior In-House Lawyer (Corporate,Tech, IP)

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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!

Your challenge

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


Perks & Benefits

🌴 Work-life balance
5 sick days, 2 personal days for each calendar year in addition to your vacation days.
Flexible working hours & hybrid work setup

💲 Comp & Benefits
Employee Stock Options Program - Watch your successes directly contribute to our growth! Own a portion of the company and support each other’s wins. 
"Bring Your Friend" referral program reward when a new teammate you recommend finishes their probation period. 

🌱Health & Free time
Annual package for mental health support.
Corporate discounts on travel, fitness, attractions, and shopping. 
Health, vision, and dental benefits. 

🎓 Learning & Development
Conference tickets to the best industry events of the year.
Online courses & company access to Udemy to hone your skills.

💻 IT equipment
Company laptop (Dell, MacBook).
Monitor, mouse, headphones for your home office.
Company mobile phone.

🍩 Gifts, surprises & parties
Receive gifts including the latest Ataccama merchandise, T-shirts, limited edition hoodies, and more surprises! 
Join events like our themed New Year’s parties and summer all-staffs. Though mostly online for now, we’re excited to meet in person when it’s safe!
Fuel up! Our kitchens are stocked with fresh fruit and juice, teas, and the best coffee in town. 

We offer equal opportunities

Ataccama is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We know diversity fuels knowledge exchange, fosters innovation, and empowers us to grow and be better as a company and as humans. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

We are committed to fair and accessible employment practices. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please let us know how we can best meet your needs and advise us of any accommodations required to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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Location Toronto
Team Legal
Type Hybrid