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Job ID: 19982
Date Posted: Aug 2, 2018
Job Title: Director of Legal Affairs
Job Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Areas of Practice: General
Years of Practice: Any

Position Number: 27858

Position Title: Director of Legal Affairs

Position Type: Inhouse

Position Category: IP / IT / Entertainment

Job Description: 

7 years + | Montreal

Our client, Pivotal Payments, is a leader in global payments processing solutions for businesses at point-of-sale, e-commerce and B2B commerce. Their services include cardless transactions, integrated outlets and mobile payment. With 420 employees, 1,500 sales partners and more than 50,000 customers in Canada and the United States, Pivotal Payments processes more than US $ 14 billion in credit card transactions each year.

To better meet their needs, Pivotal Payments is looking for a Director of Legal Affairs to join their team. Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, you will work from the downtown Montreal office and supervise one lawyer. On a daily basis, you will have contact with senior management, keeping them informed of potential risks and legal issues in order to facilitate the smooth running of business. You will split your time between commercial law, legal advice / support to operations and litigation management. You will draft amendments to the service agreements and will intervene with regard to supplier contracts, tripartite contracts involving financial institutions, contracts governing the company's relations with its customers and information technology contracts. You will be the person designated to assist the various internal units in matters of a legal nature, both with senior management and with operations, sales, human resources departments, etc. You will handle litigation involving the company vis-à-vis its clients, collaborating with outside lawyers from different jurisdictions to determine the chances of success, guide the strategy and help collect and obtain relevant evidence on file.

Do you want to evolve in an entrepreneurial and ever-changing work environment? Are you versatile, mature and able to handle a multitude of files simultaneously. Do you have a good sense of organization, and are oriented towards finding solutions. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of seven years of relevant experience and be bilingual both orally and in writing. While not a prerequisite, possessing knowledge in information technology or online payment systems will be considered an asset. Ref. # 27858

This is a mandate given exclusively to ZSA. CVs sent to or from Pivotal Payments will be forwarded to ZSA for analysis.

Dominique Tardif Vice President 514-228-2880



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 ZSA Legal Recruitment is Canada's leading and only national legal recruitment firm. With offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. Our services range from recruiting partners, associates, and general counsels/assistant general counsels to paralegals/law clerks, and legal assistants. These can be supplied on either a permanent or temporary basis.

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