Senior Business Lawyer (Corporate)

BDO Canada LLP

Putting people first, every day BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, our professionals provide exceptional service, helping clients with advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an award-winning environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth. Your opportunity BDO Law LLP is looking for a Senior Business Lawyer to join our Ontario/BC based practice. This is a rare opportunity to join a highly collaborative alternative legal service provider, and to work alongside legal professionals who value a client centric working environment. You will be responsible for: Lead significant client engagements, including but not limited to complex corporate reorganizations, domestic and international purchase and sale transitions, domestic and international joint ventures, debt and equity financings, and advise on complex corporate governance matters Be a self-starter, and be motivated by excellent work and highly engaged colleagues Supervise junior lawyers and corporate law clerks Analyze and assess new opportunities with respect to, among other things, legal fee estimates and staffing requirements Develop internal business relationships across each of BDO Canada’s service lines Support the growth of BDO Law through talent acquisition, development and knowledge management How do we define success for your role? You demonstrate BDO’s core values through all aspects of your work: Integrity, Respect and Collaboration You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities Clients describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work You share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains and attracts talent You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace You grow your expertise through learning and professional development Your experience and education You are a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario You have a minimum of 5 years of Business Law experience at a recognized national or local law firm You have outstanding academic and professional credentials You have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, and are highly collaborative in nature You enjoy working in a cross-functional environment You have excellent analytical and problem solving skills, and possess a high level of attention to detail You value teamwork, integrity, client centricity, and high quality detailed work You have excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage competing priorities You are able to effectively with all levels of staff and management Why BDO? Our people-first approach to talent has earned us a spot among Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2022. This recognition is a milestone we’re thrilled to add to our collection of awards for both experienced and student talent experiences. Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways: We enable you to engage with how we change and evolve, being a key contributor to the success and growth of BDO in Canada. We help you become a better professional within our services, industries, and markets with extensive opportunities for learning and development. We support your achievement of personal goals outside of the office and making an impact on your community. Giving back adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community. Total rewards that matter : We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and a market-leading personal time off policy. We’re committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle. Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed without barriers. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, equity, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us. Hybrid new normal: As a hybrid workplace, all BDO personnel are expected to spend some of their time working in the office, at the client site, and remotely unless accommodations or alternative work arrangements are in place. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients, and communities, we may require all partners and employees to be COVID-19 fully vaccinated in order to enter a BDO office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved vaccine due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists. To explore other opportunities at BDO, check out our careers page. LI- AD28

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