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Legal Counsel

Job IDC1-6D-6B-70-E5-2D
CompanyFarm Credit Canada
LocationRegina, Montreal, Kanata, Saskatoon
ProvinceAcross Canada
Date Posted2023-09-15
Posted Until2023-09-29
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryAgriculture
Job number: R-1005418
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan; Montreal, Quebec: Kanata, Ontario; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Closing date: September 29, 2023
Language(s) required: English.
Worker Type: Permanent
Salary range: $101,804 - $137,736

Salary Range (plus eligible to receive a performance based incentive, applicable to position) :
$101,804 - $137,736
Secured lending experience required
As Legal Counsel, you'll give legal advice to FCC employees relating to lending, commercial and corporate law, finance and more. You'll also work with external counsel to complete large corporate and commercial lending transactions.

What you'll do:
- Consult and give legal advice to staff regarding lending and other corporate functions
- Help develop and interpret lending policies, forms and procedures
- Stay up to date with legislation affecting FCC and spell out how it could impact business
- Respond to legal inquiries from customers, external legal counsel and other government Crowns
- Support projects like new loan products or proposed changes to corporate policy

What we're looking for:
- In-depth knowledge of legal concepts, processes and best practices
- Skilled communicator able to explain complex information in a way that's easy to understand
- Strategic thinker who can collect, analyze and develop objectives from multiple sources
- Relationship-builder comfortable working with colleagues at all levels and across disciplines

What you'll need:
- A bachelor's degree in law (LL.B.) or a Juris Doctor (J.D.) and at least one year of experience in corporate legal function or private practice (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)
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