Technology Transaction Lawyer

Offices: Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver

Are you interested in working with one of Canada’s top 10 Corporate Law Boutique Firms? Do you have a passion for being actively involved in Canada’s innovative start-up community within a collaborative and collegial team? If so, we’d like to hear from you.

Why work with LW:

LaBarge Weinstein is not your typical law firm! We wanted to be different from the big firms, so we formed LW in 1997. Working at LW allows our associates to gain more diverse hands-on experience within our practice areas, while providing the opportunity to grow and develop in their area of law. We offer a competitive compensation package, flexible working hours and an unlimited vacation policy, along with a top-notch administrative support team and career development opportunities to enhance your individual practice and support individual professional growth.

Description:

In this position, you will work as part of a team of lawyers responsible for counselling the firm’s clients on various matters related to technology law and with a focus on supporting the firm’s core mergers and acquisitions practice by providing technology and intellectual property support for M&A transactions, including the conduct of due diligence, the review and negotiation of representations and warranties in respect to technology and intellectual property matters and the provision of advice to clients on the same.

You will also advise our clients on matters related to the commercialization of intellectual property and technology products and services, including the drafting and negotiation of license agreements (eg. enterprise and end user licenses for distributed software, licensing under SaaS, HaaS and PaaS models); distribution agreements for technology-based products (including hardware, software and combined hardware and software products); in-bound and out-bound intellectual property licenses (including patent, trade secret and trade mark licenses; intragroup agreements) and assignment agreements.

You will also be expected to provide clients with legal support for online and social media businesses, including the provision of advice in respect to privacy and other compliance-related matters.

Skills and Experience

  • Candidates must have a minimum of eight years of experience working in the area of Technology and Intellectual Property Law with significant experience in M&A and complex commercial contracting.  Knowledge of and experience advising on data protection/privacy compliance is an asset.
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • A member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario (for a position in our Ottawa or Toronto offices) or with the Law Society of British Columbia (for a position in our Vancouver office)
  • Strong written and oral communication in English
  • Exceptional client service skills

About LaBarge Weinstein:

LaBarge Weinstein services clients across Canada from Halifax to Vancouver from offices in Ottawa, Vancouver and Toronto.  The firm has a proven track record and is one of the most active firms in Canada working with technology companies at all phases, having assisted clients in billions of dollars’ worth of financings and M&A transactions.

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