High 12 Brands
Toronto, ON
At High 12 Brands our goal is to build recognizable and successful global cannabis brands. We are creative, we are collaborative, and we are hyper-focused on delivering products that are beloved by cannabis consumers.
We are hiring a VP, Legal to provide expert counsel on a wide array of legal issues directly related to the cannabis industry. This role will be called on to provide strategic and practical legal advice to High12’s various business functions.

In this job you will…
Provide transactional and legal leadership and ongoing support
Work closely with and manage work with external counsel
Ensuring regulations and compliance to applicable legislation in all business activities
Draft and negotiate contracts and licensing agreements.
Collaborate with team to understand business requirements and work closely with leadership to assess and mitigate legal risks to the business
Liaise with internal stakeholders to identify and develop strategic priorities.
Advise on corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters
Be the subject matter expert on the various federal and provincial laws applicable to cannabis would be ideal.
Field all legal and compliance inquiries from key stakeholders.
Oversee Risk Management activities.
Other duties shall be assigned as required.
We are looking for someone with…
Must be a member in good standing of the Canadian Bar Association.
Successful completion of an LLB from a recognized university.
A minimum of 3 year experience (post-Call) practicing transactional legal services within a law firm or a corporation with strong emphasis on regulatory and marketing matters.
Critical thinking, analysis, and research skills are essential.
Strong business acumen
Superior time management skills, multi-tasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.
High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, and diplomacy.
Resourcefulness and flexibility.
Professional and responsive, and the ability to move within a fast paced environment.
We thank all applicants for their interest in our current opportunities but will only be in contact with those we feel meet our hiring needs at this time.
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that is reflective of Canadian society.
Please send cover letter and resumé with subject line Your Name, VP Legal Application to talent@high12brands.com