Senior Counsel – Toronto, ON or Seattle, WA
Tilray is a worldwide chief in hashish analysis, cultivation, processing and distribution. We aspire to guide, legitimize and outline the way forward for our trade by constructing the world’s most trusted hashish and hemp firm. We are dedicated to setting the gold normal of care and excellence in our trade.
Looking to develop your profession on the forefront of a quickly increasing trade?
Tilray’s values information every worker’s work day by day. Those values are:
Act with Integrity – we depend on sincere, clear and reliable habits and communication
Be Steadfast – we have now an unwavering obligation to our sufferers, shoppers, suppliers, colleagues and neighborhood to be honest, accountable and responsive.
Care – to realize abundance in our crops and our lives, we should act with ardour, focus and dedication
Collaborate – we consider that none of us is as sensible as all of us and collectively we succeed
Pursue Excellence – we consider in our skill to spark innovation, obtain greatness, and overcome any threat, problem or failure met alongside the way in which.
Reporting to the General Counsel, the Senior Counsel will present broad assist to Tilray’s hashish and hemp enterprise. You will probably be working alongside and in assist of our extremely skilled enterprise group and authorized professionals. The authorized division is a superb setting to study and develop as an lawyer.
A pacesetter within the authorized perform targeted on supporting the expansion of the enterprise throughout all classes which incorporates:
- Identifying and managing key authorized/regulatory dangers and alternatives within the advertising and marketing, distribution, import/export, and registration of medical and adult-use hashish merchandise, CBD and hemp merchandise
- Supporting the negotiation and documentation of economic transactions, M&A, and partnerships, weighing a number of authorized and non-legal inputs
- Working intently with enterprise items to make sure that all business actions are carried out in a strategic and compliant method
- Staying updated on regulatory framework and evolution to have the ability to counsel the enterprise appropriately
- Providing steerage on regulatory interpretation and coaching on subjects of curiosity and associated to compliance
- Providing steerage and overview of selling, packaging, promoting, and product claims, and assist the event of recent and modern product choices
- Drafting, negotiating and offering authorized counsel on quite a lot of business issues
- Dealing with complicated, vital issues that reduce throughout authorized and associated areas weighing a number of inputs
- Serving as an in-house generalist and attending to all kinds of authorized and quasi-legal issues on an as-needed foundation; and
- Undertake particular initiatives as required to assist new enterprise initiatives.
Working with broader authorized group to make sure environment friendly and efficient supply of authorized providers in-house, together with by:
- Maintaining template collections and consumption techniques, and coaching the enterprise on their use;
- Implementing know-how options to streamline authorized administrative duties
- Collaborating with and offering assist to different members of the authorized group;
- Managing work of outdoor counsel and environment friendly and cost-effective assist; and
- Supporting the continual enchancment of authorized processes to advertise effectivity
- Contribute positively to the tradition of the authorized group and the corporate as a complete
- Due to the dynamic nature of the trade, the scope of your job could evolve and alter by enterprise calls for and regulatory/ authorized framework
Qualifications and Education Requirements
- Must be licensed to observe regulation within the United States or any Canadian province
- Minimum 8-10 years of expertise working in a prime tier regulation agency and/or in-house authorized division
- Leadership expertise most well-liked
- Proven negotiation, drafting and analytical expertise for varied varieties of complicated business contracts and transactions
- Prior expertise offering authorized counsel on to enterprise shoppers
- Must be relationship-oriented with glorious enterprise judgment, strategic pondering, and venture administration expertise, and ready to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced group setting
- Must possess glorious verbal and written communication expertise, together with skill to temporary and talk complicated points in a succinct method
Who You Are
- Excited to work in a quick paced and intellectually difficult setting
- Possess skill to deal with competing priorities and rapidly acclimate to distinctive regulatory environments
- Have a powerful work ethic and be capable of work nicely underneath strain, independently and with minimal supervision
- Have flexibility to journey on an as-needed foundation
- Ability to handle a number of initiatives directly, to synthesize info from a number of sources, and to comply with by and meet deadlines
- Resourceful and inventive in your method to downside fixing
- Focused on pragmatic enterprise recommendation and options
- Professional and collaborative with the power to construct and preserve trusted relationships with stakeholders
- Positive “can-do” perspective
- Excited to be supporting work throughout the worldwide in a quick rising and evolving trade
Tilray welcomes functions from all certified people and is dedicated to employment fairness and variety within the office.
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