Legal Counsel

  • Trevali Mining Corporation
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Oct 11, 2019
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

WHO YOU ARE

You are an ambitious and driven lawyer who will be the right-hand resource for our Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. An expert in juggling multiple priorities, you will support the team in a wide range of legal and corporate matters at our Vancouver office and across all our domestic and foreign operations. You fit our company DNA smart, intuitive, tech-savvy, driven and agile, and you are keen to learn, grow and develop new skills. Above all, you are action-oriented and solutions-focused, you thrive in a fast-paced environment and you do what it takes to get the job done.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Negotiate and review corporate agreements including non-disclosure agreements, supply and procurement contracts, commercial contracts and consulting agreements.
  • Provide legal support to the business by ensuring continued compliance with laws and regulations and adherence to corporate policies; advise on risk mitigation relating to same.
  • Lead internal and external due diligence teams on potential M&A transactions and negotiate and review definitive transaction agreements.
  • Act as Assistant Corporate Secretary, including organizing board and committee meetings and materials, attending meetings and taking minutes; maintenance of corporate records for Trevali and its subsidiaries.
  • Prepare and arrange filing continuous disclosure documents, including annual and quarterly financial disclosure, annual information form, management information circular, material change reports and other required filings.
  • Develop and implement corporate policies and templates and produce documents and reports relating to same.
  • Collaborate to develop and oversee processes for monitoring compliance with applicable laws and other regulatory matters at our operations.
  • Provide legal and corporate support.


WHAT YOU HAVE

  • JD. or LL.B. with strong academic credentials and a license to practice law in Canada.
  • 2-5 years of law firm and / or in-house experience in corporate and securities law, including with respect to public company governance and reporting.
  • Strong corporate / commercial legal skills, including excellent drafting, negotiation and attention to detail.
  • Strong business acumen and sound and practical judgement that balances legal risk and business opportunity to deliver creative and pragmatic solutions to the business.
  • Able to grasp legal and business issues and provide tailored advice to various stakeholders.
  • Agile; able to multitask, prioritize and work efficiently.
  • Proactive and self-motivated; able to work as part of an interdisciplinary team and perform independently with minimal oversight.
  • Impeccable communication and organizational skills.
  • Has a keen interest in technology and able to pick up new systems easily.
  • Experience in the mining / natural resource industry is preferred.
  • Ability to speak and write in French and/or Spanish is an asset.

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Practice Area(s)

Natural Reasource Law

Experience

2+ years