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Legal Counsel

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Date: 04-Nov-2021

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:193288 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

 

Join us as Legal Counsel, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in St-Bruno (QC), CA.

 

Provide senior legal support and expertise with regard to legal issues arising out of the business activity with customers, partners, and subcontractors.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Prepare, review and negotiate contracts, or other legal documents with an acceptable level of risks                     
  • Support the business in all legal and contractual matters including claim management, dispute settlement         
  • Contractual and legal evaluation of tender documents    
  • Support the business in proactively managing and instructing litigation, arbitration or other dispute matters    
  • Handling of corporate law matters          
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.

 

REQUIRED PROFILE:

 

  • Law degree (BCL or LLB)
  • Admitted to the Quebec or Ontario Bar Association         
  • Master Degree (Law or Business)  (Desirable)
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in an international business environment or law firm.
  • Familiar with international contracts Previous exposure to international practice through studies or work experience
  • Familiar with public tenders
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Fluent in French              
  • Private practice experience in international law firm is a plus (Desirable)
  • Experience in construction or commercial litigation or arbitration (Desirable)
  • Open-minded and solution oriented
  • Teamwork spirit
  • Ability to provide sound risk analysis and reasoning
  • Willingness to take initiatives and responsibilities Pro-activity & responsiveness
  • Resilience
  • Business minded

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   

 

Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

 

Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.