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Legal Counsel



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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Pay Grade Range:

$103,900.00 - $242,430.00

Disclaimer: The base salary range represents the low and high end of Altus Group’s “Pay Grade Range” for this position in the primary work location. Actual hiring salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to work experience, and geographic market data for the role. The Pay Grade Range listed above does not reflect Altus Group’s total compensation for employees. Other rewards may include an annual bonus, flexible work arrangements, and region-specific benefits.

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Job Summary:

Altus Group is currently seeking a Legal Counsel (Securities & M&A) to join its global legal team. Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, Assistant Corporate Secretary, this role, based in Toronto, will focus on advising on securities and corporate governance matters, drafting agreements, assisting with board materials, ensuring legal compliance, managing M&A transactions, and evaluating corporate risks globally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advise on securities and corporate governance matters, including compliance with applicable securities and stock exchange requirements and draft and coordinate continuous disclosure filings.

  • Draft, negotiate and review corporate agreements, including NDAs, engagement letters and other transactional documents.

  • Draft and revise corporate policies and procedures to ensure legal and regulatory compliance.

  • Assist with legal aspects of public offerings, banking/credit facility matters, share buyback programs, equity compensation plans and other treasury matters.

  • Assist with reviewing and advising on earnings releases, preparing executive presentations, investor relations materials, news releases and employee communications.

  • Assist with legal analyses and documentation relating to intercompany agreements and corporate housekeeping matters.

  • Assist with M&A transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and minority investments.

  • Assist the Legal Department on special projects and initiatives

  • Manage outside counsel involved in transactions and projects

  • Anticipating, identifying, and evaluating risk relating to corporate activities and strategies. Where required, provide general corporate/commercial legal advice to the business.

Key Qualifications:

  • LL.B. or J.D. in good standing, called to the Bar of a Canadian province.

  • 3-5 years of legal experience, including practice at a leading law firm. Previous in-house experience is an asset, but not required.

  • Strong knowledge of Canadian corporate and securities laws, rules and regulations.

  • Ability to think strategically and creatively, to identify and resolve legal issues.

  • Demonstrates exceptional attention to detail and communication skills, along with proficiency in project management, interpersonal relations, and organization. Capable of effectively managing multiple projects with varying deadlines and priorities.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively with business and legal personnel at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to work across boundaries as part of a global team.

  • Solid business acumen and judgment, including the ability to set priorities, align plans and work effectively with multiple stakeholders to develop practical solutions for a broad range of legal and business problems.


What Altus Group offers:

  • Rewarding performance: We are pleased to be able to provide employees competitive compensation, incentive and bonus plans, and a total rewards package that prioritizes their mental, physical and overall financial health.
  • Growth and development: As a destination for top industry talent, we’re investing in you to meet the evolving needs of our clients and deliver on your professional goals. Our Altus Intelligence Academy offers over 150,000 hours of learning materials catering to diverse stages of an employee’s career journey.
  • Flexible work model: We’re modernizing our employee programs to reflect the new world of work. Our Activity-Based Work model provides you with flexibility to align your work location to the work being performed - office for connecting and collaborating, and remote for focused work.

Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where all clients and employees feel welcomed, accepted and valued. We provide an atmosphere free from barriers to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourage equal opportunities for all employees. We’re seeking candidates with diverse experiences and provide accessible candidate experiences throughout the selection process. If you need accommodation, please contact us at or +1 888 692 7487.

We appreciate all applicants who take the time to apply to Altus Group. Please note that only those who are selected to move forward in the process will be contacted. Thank you.