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Location :  CA

Job Name :  Corporate Legal Counsel

Description :   Job Description:

The Corporate Counsel functions as a key member of Schindler Elevator Corporationís (Canada) business management team, and must possess excellent legal and business judgment. The position is responsible for providing legal advice

and guidance related to a wide range of commercial and business matters. This position would report directly to the President, Schindler Elevator Corporation (Canada) with a dotted line to the Vice President and General Counsel-Americas. Key

Responsibilities: Advise and Interpret Advise on regulatory, compliance and employment related mattersProvide outstanding legal support to business partners (internal clients) across the Schindler(Canada) organizationDraft, review, and negotiate

construction, service, supply and other commercial agreements and documents assuring that both legal and business objectives are metContinuously work to improve contracting structure and processes, as well as implementation and adherence to best

practicesManage litigation in areas that include personal injury, commercial disputes and employmentProvide guidance to the organization on all legal matters affecting the businessAssure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements Contract

negotiationReview all contracts or any other documentation where the Company has committed itself and assess legal implications that need to be brought to the executive managementís attentionPrepare, review and modify contractual instruments to

assist and support various business activitiesNegotiate, review and draft documentation for business transactions and prepare and advise on the necessary checklist to be adopted to ensure information is submitted on time. Risk and Crisis

ManagementWork with senior management to assess, develop and implement risk strategiesLiaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken.Establishe system that

identifies areas of criticality or high risk from a legal perspective and designs contingency plans around each identified element.Inform all necessary parties as to courses of action dependent on a crisis occurring Education and Experience: Minimum

degree of BA in Law with excellent academic credentialsMinimum 10 years of relevant experience at a top law firm or as in-house counselExperience preferred to be in construction or relevant industries with extensive transactional and commercial

agreementsMember in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada, and qualified to practice law in OntarioSuperior judgment and ability to provide practical, solution oriented legal adviceExcellent written and oral communication and interpersonal

skillsBroad practice area experience with a core competency in drafting, analyzing and negotiating contractsConfidence and proven ability to work with senior management and company personnel at all levelsSelf motivated and highly proficient in the

ability to multi-task, prioritize a high volume of diverse matters and tasks, and handle unplanned workAbility to work collegially with diverse personnelAdvanced negotiation skills, able to work effectively to objectives with the personal sensitivity

to manage negotiations with a range of stakeholdersUtilize and manage external legal expertise on complex mattersHandle crisis management Please submit your resume, and cover letter discussing your work experience and qualification for the


Company Description:

With U.S. headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, and Canadian headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group.

Schindler is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Schindler employs over 5,000 people in more than 230 locations in North America.

Founded in 1874 in Lucerne, Switzerland, by precision engineer Robert

Schindler, it is a closely held company and is listed on the Swiss stock exchange. Mr. Alfred N. Schindler is chairman of the Board of Directors.

Schindler manufactures, installs, maintains and modernizes mobility solutions for almost every type of

building requirement worldwide. The company specializes in latest-technology engineering, as well as mechanical and micro-technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency and reliability.

Schindler products can be found in

many well-known buildings throughout North America, including office buildings, airports, shopping centers/retail establishments and specialty buildings.