Director, Legal

Busbud Inc
Apr 22, 2024
May 20, 2024
Trademark Agent
Contract Type

Busbud is the largest online travel agency specializing in intercity bus and coach travel with the broadest global coverage. Travelling is our passion, and we work hard to offer the most comprehensive network of city–to–city trips. We operate in more than 80 countries and 21,000 cities and offer more than 2,300,000 bus routes. Our goal is to provide everyone a more environmentally–friendly, accessible, and interconnected world.

The role

Busbud is looking for a highly motivated Director, Legal for the overall Busbud Group to join our growing team. This individual will work closely with our leadership team to support Busbud's mergers & acquisitions, fundraising, and compliance with laws and regulations.

What you can expect from the opportunity

  • Direct 3rd party legal firms to support M&A and financing initiatives;
  • Provide legal advisory on corporate governance, intellectual property, regulatory compliance, and other business transactions;
  • Identify and mitigate legal and operational risk;
  • Ensure the organization complies with applicable laws and regulations;
  • Design legal frameworks to support the organization's objectives and growth;
  • Partner with third party international legal counsel to ensure compliance and best practises in foreign jurisdictions;
  • Partner with internal stakeholders and provide legal support and advisory as required;
  • Review, draft, and negotiate various legal documentation;
  • Other related ad hoc tasks as required.

How you can impress us

  • Proven experience in working in an international, complex, and fast moving environment (managing international counsel is a plus)
  • 5+ years of corporate law experience, ideally in both private practise and industry
  • Experience with mergers and acquisitions, debt financing, and / or venture capital financing
  • Legal experience in Quebec is a plus
  • Ideally legal experience with technology companies and intellectual property
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency
  • English proficiency (Spanish language skills considered an asset)

What's in it for you?

  • Remote
  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Work from anywhere in the world
  • Stock options
  • Free bus tickets, discounted train tickets
  • Annual sustainability fund & training fund

Busbud is committed to equal employment opportunities for all employees and providing its team members with a work environment free from discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Busbud are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, regardless of race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Learn more about why we care about diversity.

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