Manager, Legal Counsel

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Samsung Electronics Per??
May 26, 2024
Jun 23, 2024
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Position Summary

At Samsung Electronics Canada, we take pride in the creativity and diversity of our talented people – they are at the forefront of everything we do. Their skillset and mindset drive our continued success. We want the best of the best at Samsung to join our team, not just those who fit into our Culture but those who will ADD to our Culture and make Samsung an even better place to work.

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If you want to work for one of the most recognized brands in the world and one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada and have a ton of fun . then please keep reading!

Our Perks:
• Fantastic employee discount on all Samsung products
• Competitive Salary and Performance based incentive plan for all levels
• Employer paid Medical and Dental coverage from day one
• Group RRSP plan that helps you save for the future
• Free on–site gym to get your sweat on
• Subsidized Cafeteria; including free Starbucks coffee/latte machine
• 4–day in–office work schedule Monday through Thursday – with Friday remaining a flex day to work remotely
• Tuition Reimbursement to keep you learning/Access of Samsung U for 24/7 online learning
• Employee Referral program– we want great talent like you!
• Virtual Pet Care–to ensure the well–being and health of your beloved furry companions!
• Additional Well Being Days for better work life–balance!

Reporting to the General Counsel of Samsung Electronics Canada ("Samsung Canada"), this individual will be the primary point of contact on day–to–day legal matters to Samsung Research Canada ("SRCA"), a division of Samsung Canada. This individual will assist with the provision of effective legal services to both SRCA and Samsung Canada.

The role will primarily focus on providing legal advice and support on the development and coordination of projects involving the protection of IP; providing employment–related legal advice, including drafting various employment documents and conducting compliance training and investigations; negotiating and drafting transactional documents and agreements; providing guidance on applicable privacy laws; and establishing appropriate corporate compliance policies and procedures.

Role and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the commercialization and protection of intellectual property matters by providing sound legal advice on various projects and agreements involving copyright, trademarks, patents and trade secrets
  • Provide strategic advice on complex technology matters, including cloud, AI and machine learning initiatives
  • Provide legal support and advice on a wide range of employment law matters, including drafting and reviewing employment contracts, policies and other employment–related documents
  • Conduct employment and compliance investigations
  • Collaborate with the General Counsel, People Team and other stakeholders on performance management and discipline matters; cross–border employment matters; and prevention and pre–litigation matters
  • Draft and negotiate contracts and transactional documents in a fast–pace corporate environment, including but not limited to:
    • IP licensing agreements
    • SAAS agreements
    • Professional services agreements
    • Service agreements, MSAs, SOWs, and NDAs
    • Requests for proposals
  • Identify and advise on privacy obligations and data management, including cyber security, data transfers, privacy impact assessments, and transfers of data
  • Monitor and report on legislative developments, and prepare for legislative/regulatory changes
  • Provide general legal advice as requested by the General Counsel
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with global partners and affiliates
  • Engage in legal research of complex legal issues and provide clear and practical legal advice

Skills and Qualifications


  • Law degree from a Canadian school or a recognized international school
  • Called to the bar and a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario or the law society of another Canadian province


  • Extensive knowledge of the following areas of law:
    • Intellectual property law
    • Employment law and investigations
    • Contracts/contract negotiation
    • Privacy law
    • Corporate ethics and compliance


  • Solid legal training in corporate commercial law gained from a law firm or corporate setting with 3 to 5 years of experience

Samsung is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Samsung has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for job applicants with disabilities as appropriate. Assessment and selection materials and procedures can be made available in accessible formats and methods as appropriate. If you require a specific accommodation because of disability or medical need, please let us know when selected to take part in our recruitment process so that reasonable arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place as you move through our process.

We thank you for your interest in working for Samsung. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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