Saturday , March 25 2023

Sobeys Jobs – Legal Counsel

Website Sobeys

Job Description:

A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and advising the business on the latest marketing, advertising, privacy, consumer protection and digital media legislation
  • Partner with various cross-functional business teams to achieve efficient resolution of complex, sensitive and innovative legal issues;
  • Manage/lead and/or assign work to paralegal and support staff to specific files or provide day-to-day direction;
  • Providing advice and/or legal opinions on various business, operations and/or compliance matters relating to privacy legislation, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) and digital marketing industry standards.
  • Provide functional legal support and counsel to the retail business teams, including the following primary responsibilities:
  • Oversee legal actions in which Sobeys is involved, either directly or through outside counsel, including management and oversight of outside counsel;
  • Collaborate and develop cross-functional relationships with internal stakeholders as well as developing strong commercial partnerships to assist in achieving Sobeys’ strategic and commercial objectives;
  • Drafting, negotiation and review of various agreements;
  • Supporting the Legal team’s initiatives through various internal projects including assisting with drafting and updating contract templates, as necessary;

Job Requirements:

  • Collaborate and develop cross-functional relationships with internal clients as well as developing strong commercial partnerships to assist in driving the commercial agenda
  • Membership in good standing with a Canadian Law Society
  • Fluent bilingual drafting and communication skills a strong asset;
  • Proven track record of working under pressure and managing a broad range of matters simultaneously;
  • Demonstrated depth and breadth of knowledge of CASL and Canadian privacy legislation;
  • Some knowledge of Canadian consumer protection legislation;
  • Undergraduate degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience gained from a combination of private practice with a large firm and/or in-house roles;

Job Details:

Company: Sobeys

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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