Legal Counsel

Team
Finance
Hub Offices
Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto
Remote Options
Remote - Canada

Clio is more than just a tech company–we are a global leader that is transforming the legal experience for all by bettering the lives of legal professionals while increasing access to justice.

Summary:

We are actively seeking an experienced business lawyer to join our legal team as Legal Counsel. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of legal experience, with specific expertise in technology and intellectual property law,  SaaS sales agreements, vendor management, non-disclosure agreements, referral and revenue partnership agreements,  data privacy law and a strong interest in legal operations. A high percentage of the work would be the drafting, reviewing and negotiating of a wide variety of commercial contracts. This position will report to the Vice President of Legal. Please submit a cover letter stating your interest and suitability for the role along with your resume.

What you’ll work on:

  • Vendor Management:

    • Negotiate, draft, and manage vendor contracts, ensuring compliance with company policies and legal standards.

  • SaaS Sales Agreements:

    • Review and negotiate software-as-a-service (SaaS) sales agreements, licensing agreements, and related contracts.

    • Provide legal guidance on SaaS transactions and API Agreements to ensure alignment with business goals.

  • Technology  & IP Law:

    • Offer legal counsel on technology-related issues, including intellectual property, licensing, trademarks and contractual matters.

    • Stay informed about industry trends and changes in technology law, providing proactive guidance to the organization.

  • Non-Disclosure Agreements:

    • Draft, review, and negotiate non-disclosure agreements and other commercial contracts.

    • Provide strategic advice on the use of non-disclosure agreements in various business contexts.

  • Referral and Revenue Partnership Agreements:

    • Review, negotiate, and draft agreements related to referral and revenue partnerships.

    • Collaborate with business development teams to structure agreements that align with strategic objectives.

  • Legal Operations:

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize legal processes, enhance efficiency, and contribute to the development of innovative legal strategies with a particular emphasis on the use of AI tools.

    • Implement and maintain best practices to improve overall legal operations.

    • Manage Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) platform

  • Privacy Law:

    • Develop and implement privacy policies and procedures to ensure compliance with data protection laws.

    • Provide counsel on privacy matters, including data breaches, risk assessments, and regulatory compliance.

What you bring:

  • Admitted to practice law and an active member in good standing at the Law Society of a Canadian province or territory

  • 3-5 years of experience as a commercial or technology lawyer with expertise in vendor management, SaaS sales agreements, privacy law, technology law, non-disclosure agreements, and referral and revenue partnership agreements.

  • Strong interest and aptitude for legal operations, tech solutions and process improvement with a focus on the use of AI tools for automated document review

  • Exceptional negotiation, communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.

  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

What you will find here:

Compensation is one of the main components of Clio’s Total Rewards Program. We have developed a series of programs and processes to ensure we are creating fair and competitive pay practices that form the foundation of our human and high-performing culture.

Some highlights of our Total Rewards program include:
 

  • The expected salary range* for similar roles within Clio is:  $120,000 - $150,000 CAD

  • Competitive, equitable salary with top-tier health benefits, dental, and vision insurance 

  • Hybrid work environment, with expectation for local Clions (Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Dublin) to be in office min. once per week on our Anchor Day. 

  • Flexible time off policy, with an encouraged 20 days off per year.

  • $2000 annual counseling benefit

  • RRSP matching and RESP contribution 

  • Clioversary recognition program with special acknowledgement at 3, 5, 7, and 10 years


 

Please note that the expected new hire salary range provided is derived from a group of like roles within Clio. Our salary bands are designed to reflect the range of skills and experience needed for the position and to allow room for growth at Clio. For experienced individuals, we typically hire at or around the midpoint of the band. The top portion of the salary band is reserved for employees who demonstrate sustained high performance and impact at Clio. Those who are new to the role may join below the midpoint and develop their skills over time. The final offer amount for this role will be dependent on geographical region, applicable experience, and skillset of the candidate.

Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging and Equity (DIBE) & Accessibility 

Our team shows up as their authentic selves, and are united by our mission. We are dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. We pride ourselves in building and fostering an environment where our teams feel included, valued, and enabled to do the best work of their careers, wherever they choose to log in from. We believe that different perspectives, skills, backgrounds, and experiences result in higher-performing teams and better innovation. We are committed to equal employment and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Clio provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Learn more about our culture at clio.com/careers

Apply