Associate Counsel in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

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Job Description

Associate Counsel 

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

The ideal candidate will be a strong corporate/commercial lawyer. Knowledge of IP and Securities Law is also a plus. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast growing Canadian public company with offices located around the world. Responsibilities will include an incredibly wide variety of interesting matters, including commercial, corporate, regulatory compliance, litigation and risk management in the consumer goods, digital media, and entertainment industries.  Candidates will need to work with our global offices and network of foreign law firms in providing legal support for the international business. You will work both independently, and part of a team alongside great colleagues in a fast-paced environment.  The successful candidate must have a minimum of three years post call experience, be a motivated and disciplined self-starter, team player, have good written and verbal communicating skills, strong interpersonal skills, good judgement and a practical approach to providing solutions.

Job Requirements

You should apply if you have the following:

  • 2 or more years post-call experience at a law firm
  • Demonstrated superior skill in drafting agreements 
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work independently to proactively bring projects to completion
  • Superior time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail

What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.