Senior Legal Counsel

Date: May 19, 2024

Location: Dorval, Québec, CA, H4S 1Y9

Company: Bombardier

In your role, you will

Bombardier is a global leader, creating innovative and game-changing planes. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy, efficiency, reliability and safety. We are a global organization focused on working together with a team spirit.

"By applying on this job posting and accepting to provide your resume to Bombardier, you agree that Bombardier may transfer your resume to its service provider (in this specific case, our recruitment firm ZSA) who had been retained to conduct the recruitment for external candidates for this specific mandate." 

•    Support three senior lawyers in various corporate legal functions, allowing you to be exposed to a wide variety of corporate legal matters. You will also work with junior lawyers, as well as articling or summer students, as the case may be;
•    Ensure that the activities of the Company are conducted in accordance with applicable laws, Company policies, good governance and business practices;
•    Participate in the negotiation, drafting, review, analysis and approval of various commercial agreements such as corporate guarantees, letters of credit facilities or surety documents, financing, banking and treasury operations related agreements;
•    Participate in the drafting, analysis and approval of various public-company disclosure documents such as annual information form, management proxy circular, ESG report, etc.;
•    Manage the Company’s obligations with the TSX, securities commissions and other regulatory entities;
•    Participate in the preparation and planning of the annual meeting of the Company’s shareholders, and other shareholder-related events;
•    Support the Company’s issuance of debt and equity securities, including the drafting, analysis and approval of offering documents and related agreements;
•    Coordinate and work with external law firms;
•    Find practical business-oriented solutions to legal issues raised by various departments (Treasury, HR, Finance, etc.) and provide support with implementing these solutions;
•    Provide support related to meetings of the Board of Directors and other Board functions;
•    Provide support on various corporate reorganisations in various jurisdictions;
•    Provide support on litigation management and other commercial disputes; 
•    Conduct research on various legal topics and prepare executive summaries;
•    Ensure adequate follow-up on various files submitted for analysis and recommendations.

As our ideal candidate

•    You have a bachelor's degree in law;
•    You are a member of the Quebec Bar;
•    You have at least 10 years of relevant experience, ideally with a corporate and business law firm and/or a Canadian publicly-listed issuer or sophisticated national or international company;
•    You have strong writing skills and are at ease communicating in both English and French;
•    You distinguish yourself by your rigor, autonomy and initiative;
•    You are well organized, can manage several competing priorities and tight deadlines, and are comfortable performing in a very dynamic and changing environment;
•    You demonstrate sound business judgment;
•    You have great analytical and synthesizing skills;
•    You like the dynamic of teamwork and work well with others.

Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of any race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age immigration status, disability or other applicable legally protected Characteristics to apply.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.  
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