Legal Advisor

July 23 2019
Industries Retail
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Commercial - Corporate - Mergers/Acquisitions, Civil law, Real Estate, Translation - Research - Knowledge mgt, Commercial - Corporate - Business, Real Estate
Montreal, QC

Under the responsibility of the Senior Director, Legal Affairs and Assistant Corporate Secretary of GJC Pharmaceutical Division, the incumbent provides a range of legal services to the various departments of the company.


  • Drafts, reviews and interprets contracts for all of the company's services, including commercial, real estate and franchising transactions.
  • Performs legal research in various fields.
  • Writes, interprets and expresses opinions, particularly on civil, commercial, real estate, pharmaceutical and franchise law as well as on the laws and regulations to which the company is subject.
  • Advises the managers of the various departments of the company.
  • Supports his immediate superior in the legal files of the company.
  • Ensures the follow-up of mandates entrusted to external lawyers.
  • Monitors the legal, regulatory and jurisprudential changes that may affect the business and encourages its adaptation to these changes.
  • Participate in the continuous improvement of service models and procedures.
  • Revise the advertising and advertising contests of the company.
  • Performs any special projects requested by his immediate superior.
  • Perform all other related tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR EMPLOYMENT (Level of Education - Experience - Skill)

  • Have a law degree.
  • Be a member of the Quebec Bar or the Chambre des Notaires.
  • Have at least five (5) years of relevant experience in commercial, real estate or franchising law.
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical field, an asset.
  • Demonstrate a very good business sense, negotiation skills and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrate autonomy, rigor and initiative.
  • Have a good sense of planning and organization.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be able to handle multiple files at once.
  • Be bilingual (French and English) both orally and in writing.
  • Possess an excellent French grammar.
  • Master Office software.

Metro values, respects and relies on the differences and skills of its employees from all walks of life. We will consider all qualified applications.

Only selected candidates will be contacted.

We respectfully ask the agencies not to contact us or send us unsolicited applications.

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