Philips Paralegal in Markham, Ontario
In this role, you have the opportunity to
Support all of Philips’ Canadian operations, including all our corporate functions, our health systems business and our consumer product division (Sonicare, Avent, grooming products, etc.).
You are responsible for
Corporate governance - minute books, resolutions, registrations, signing authorities, filings;
Litigation and claims management – with the support of external counsel;
Immigration law support – with the support of external counsel;
Commercial contract review, drafting and negotiations;
Review and approval of marketing, advertising and product packaging;
Compliance investigation support;
Development and roll out of legal & compliance training; and
Legal and compliance research & advice;
Ad hoc administrative support for the Legal & Compliance department.
You are a part of
The Legal teamReporting to the Philips Canada General Counsel & Compliance Officer.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
College or undergraduate degree in the legal field such as: Law Clerk certificate, Paralegal diploma or law degree from a Canadian or foreign jurisdiction
2+ years of relevant work experience (in house experience preferred)
Bilingualism (French/English) is a plus
Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
Excellent time-management, organizational, and prioritization skills
Resourceful, strong work ethic, independent and fast learning disposition
The position will be largely be a work-from-home position, with the occasional requirement to meet in person at our Philips Canada Corporate head office in the Greater Toronto Area.
In return, we offer you
A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role will open many doors for your long-term career, in other areas within Philips or elsewhere. We also offer competitive health benefits and a work environment focused on teamwork, collegiality and work-life balance.
Canadian work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa. Relocation is not available for this opportunity.
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.
To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.
Philips is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process
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