Torstar Corporation is a broadly-based media company. Its businesses include the Toronto Star, Canada’s largest daily newspaper and numerous other city and community news organizations. Its investments include VerticalScope, Canadian Press, iPolitics, Blue Ant, Sing Tao, LeaseBusters and Metroland Parcel Delivery services.
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We are looking for a lawyer with 5-8 years of corporate and commercial experience. The Senior Legal Counsel role will report to the Senior Vice President & General Counsel. The successful candidate will work closely with the various business units and advise on a wide variety of ever-changing matters. Experience with strategic investments, partnerships and joint ventures is an asset.
This is a great opportunity to join a collaborative legal group at a progressive media company with a long history in print media and a passion for embracing the opportunities created by the rapidly evolving world of digital and mobile media.
5-8 years of relevant post-call corporate and commercial experience
Good standing as a member of the Law Society of Ontario
Excellent drafting and communication skills
Ability to manage multiple competing tasks in a high-pressure environment
Sound legal and business judgment
Strong negotiation skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a broad range of stakeholders
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.