Legal Counsel

January 21, 2019

Focused on both environmental stewardship and financial success, Resolute Forest Products offers promising and fulfilling job opportunities, where motivated individuals have every chance to accelerate their careers. If you are passionate and ready to make a difference, Resolute is the company that will assure you of success.

Our Resolu Montreal Office location in Quebec, Canada is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Legal Counsel. This job is permanent, full-time.

Your challenges:
    Assist and advise the various departments at Head Office (including Environmental Services) and the operations relating to day to day environmental compliance and sustainable development;
    Advise on real estate matters and other commercial legal matters related to the Company’s day-to-day operations and transactions;  
    Revise, draft and negotiate commercial contracts and a variety of other legal documents, and contribute to the development and standardization of practices and documents;  
    Ensure practices comply with laws, regulations and internal policies, and in general  help the Company manage risk in your areas of practice and expertise;  
    Take part in commercial and corporate transactions;  
    Manage certain litigation matters assigned to external legal counsel.  

Your team:
Reporting to the Vice President, Legal Affairs, you will be a member of a stimulating team, you will interact with senior management and you will be asked to provide opinions on legal and business matters.  

Your profile:
    Member of the bar of a Canadian province and/or a U.S. state;  
    About 5-10 years of experience with a major law firm or a large corporation, where your practice focussed on environmental compliance matters and commercial law. A mix of law firm and in-house experience would be ideal.
    The ideal candidate also has experience in real estate law, however candidates with an interest in real estate law may be considered.   
    Fully bilingual (English and French).  

Your skills:
    Excellent organization skills and an ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines;  
    Practical turn of mind and geared to problem solving;   
    High degree of autonomy;   
    Outstanding spoken and written communication skills and can express legal information in non-technical language to ensure it is understood;  
    Required flexibility to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. 

Only selected candidates will be contacted. Resolute Forest Products is an equal opportunity employer.

Jobs where you grow
We are a global leader in the forest products industry offering a dynamic and safe work environment with opportunities and challenges that will help develop your skills.

With a diverse range of pulp, paper, tissue and wood products sold in over 70 countries, Resolute owns or operates some 40 manufacturing facilities, as well as power generation assets, in Canada and the United States.

We are a company writing a new story for itself in a rapidly changing industry. We have made important inroads to ensure long-term profitability and to be an environmental supplier of choice. In order to remain a leader in our field, we are looking for individuals who are driven and eager to learn. Come take part of our history and be part of the change!

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