Acklands-Grainger - Assistant General Counsel - Thornhill

  • 6 to 9 years experience
  • In-house
  • Acklands-Grainger
  • Thornhill, Ontario, Canada

Acklands-Grainger is the largest supplier of industrial, safety and fastener products in Canada, with over 125 years of supporting Canadian businesses and organizations. Operating from the National Support Centre in Thornhill and branches from coast-to-coast, Acklands-Grainger is the leader in its market. The company is the Canadian subsidiary of W.W. Grainger, Inc. a publicly traded global company with 2017 sales of over US$10.4 billion.

Acklands-Grainger is seeking to add a business-minded Corporate/Commercial Lawyer to join its team in Thornhill, Ontario. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a diverse set of legal and regulatory issues impacting the day-to-day business operations of the company, and ensure that the North American legal strategy is fully aligned with the overall business goals of the company. Working closely with the various business units, this role will focus on commercial contracting, employment, real estate, general corporate and e-commerce matters. This position will also be responsible for analyzing new and/or amended regulations impacting the business and partnering with relevant stakeholders to drive compliance and accountability.

The ideal candidate will have 6-9 years of corporate/commercial experience gained at a leading law firm or corporation. Strong business acumen, a customer-oriented approach as well as exceptional communication skills are a must. French language skills would be valuable but are not necessary. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growth-oriented company with great prospects for career advancement.

If you have the requisite skill set, please apply in complete confidence to Danya Cohen or Adam Lepofsky (both Canadian qualified lawyers) at RainMaker Group.

danyac@rainmakergroup.ca

adaml@rainmakergroup.ca

As this is an exclusive assignment with RainMaker Group, any resumes sent directly to Acklands-Grainger will be re-directed to RainMaker Group.

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