Legal Counsel

Legal

Job Type

permanent

Location

Toronto, Canada

Who are we?

Deliverect is in hyper-growth! As a global SaaS Soonicorn, our mission is to be the backbone of on-demand food, with over 45 million orders completed, operating in 11 countries and rising.

We simplify online order management to help restaurants, cloud kitchens and food chains around the world become faster, smarter and more connected, so they can serve even more delicious food to their customers. 

With real-time insights they can manage inventory, track revenue growth, automatically update stock, adjust menus globally and spot new opportunities across platforms with ease.

Who we work with

Food delivery platforms such as Deliveroo, Uber Eats, Doordash, Delivery Hero and customers such as Taco Bell, Burger King, KFC, Unilever and your local takeaway too!

Our People

Located in our hubs across Europe, North America, South America, Australia and the Middle East we currently have over 250 people and are growing rapidly. Our people are ambitious, take ownership and celebrate success with the entire team. Because we have a deep level of respect for each other, there is always room to learn and develop.

Reason for the role

We are looking for a driven, passionate, and eager person that is capable of managing a considerable workload, who is comfortable working under pressure, and is able to come up with creative solutions for daily issues raised by the business.
 
Our Legal Counsel will have the chance to be part of an amazing (really fast-growing company), with a fantastic culture, will be exposed to a variety of legal issues that will boost his/her growth, and will have a dotted line direct report.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • You will provide legal guidance on a wide range of topics, including corporate governance, IP law, data protection regulation and insurance policies.

  • You’ll take on a coordinating role in an international context and share best practices for corporate housekeeping with our entities abroad.

  • You’ll draft, review and negotiate policies, procedures, (sales) agreements or M&A transaction documents.

  • Other corporate housekeeping duties include drafting meeting minutes and assisting with corporate audits.

  • You’ll also handle disputes in cooperation with external advisors, follow up closely on changes in the Belgian company code and support internal optimization initiatives.

  • You’ll monitor GDPR compliance, review data processing agreements and advise all entities on data protection measures, insurance policy coverage or new opportunities.

You’ll act as a sparring partner to non-legal departments and organize training sessions and informative meetings to defend our viewpoints in a clear and concise manner.

Job Requirements

  • First things first: Do you have a Master of Laws degree? We're looking for someone with at least 5 years of experience as an in-house counsel. Any legal experience in the IT sector (handling complex IT contracts) is a plus.

  • Is B2B commercial law your passion? Are you familiar with the ins and outs of the business world?

  • A special interest or specialization in IP/IT law, data protection regulation and corporate law is highly valued as well.

  • Do you take ownership of your work and set the right priorities? Can you provide both colleagues and non-legal experts with hands-on advice?

  • You’ll have to take a proactive, problem-solving approach within the team and work autonomously to deal with certain tasks.

  • Can you express yourself fluently in English and Dutch, both written and verbally? It’s a bonus if you speak French too.

In a nutshell: Are you a legal team player with a healthy dose of common sense, enthusiasm and flexibility? Will you uphold high standards of accuracy in your legal work, whilst demonstrating the necessary pragmatism? Do you feel comfortable taking the lead? Then you’ll fit right in!

What we offer?

  • A very exciting position in close collaboration with a highly professional team

  • High level of responsibility with plenty of leeway

  • International team with lot of different nationalities and regular company & team events

  • Lively and open company culture with flat hierarchies and short chains of command 

  • A market-leading and cutting-edge Delivery software (SaaS) with an exciting & international customer base

  • One of the most exciting start-ups in Europe led by veteran entrepreneurs ready to disrupt the Hospitality world once again!


Equal Opportunities

We value strength from diversity, embracing our differences by working together within a safe and inclusive working environment. You are welcome at Deliverect for who you are, no matter where you come from or what you look like. Our workplace is for everyone. We are committed to treating everyone fairly and equally. If you need any support during our recruitment process, please get in touch talent@deliverect.com.

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