Quarterhill - Assistant General Counsel - Toronto

  • 5+ years experience
  • In-house
  • Quarterhill
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Quarterhill is a growth-oriented company in the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) industry. The company is headquartered in Toronto with subsidiaries in adjacent markets across Canada, the US and Europe. With a strategy of pursuing investments that capitalize on attractive market trends in ITS, the company is growing through strategic acquisitions with a view to becoming a global leader in the sector. Quarterhill is a Canadian public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (QTRH).

Due to their continued growth, Quarterhill is seeking to add a mid-level Corporate/ Securities lawyer to join their cohesive team in downtown Toronto. Although the position is based out of Toronto, there is flexibility to work remotely and therefore outside of Toronto as well. Reporting to the SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, this person will lead the company on a wide range of transactional and general corporate matters including corporate finance, public and private M&A as well as continuous disclosure matters. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: negotiating, drafting and advising on a variety of transactions; advising the Executive Team and Board on legal matters generally; leading due diligence on acquisition targets and managing external counsel.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in corporate finance, M&A and/or securities from either a reputable law firm or in a public company setting. Quarterhill is seeking a motivated individual who is a skilled “deal lawyer” but can also appropriately balance legal risk with business objectives and understand the needs of key business stakeholders. This is an excellent opportunity for an entrepreneurial minded lawyer who is seeking to maintain a sophisticated and dynamic transactional practice, but in a nimble setting that offers more balance and flexibility.

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

danyac@rainmakergroup.ca | adaml@rainmakergroup.ca

As this is an exclusive engagement with RainMaker Group, any resumes sent directly to Quarterhill will be redirected to RainMaker Group. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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