Legal Counsel Position (3-5 years experience)

Markham, Ontario
February 1, 2013
March 1, 2013
Contract Type
Experience Level
3-5 years

Our client, Xplornet Communications Inc (“Xplornet”), is Canada's leading provider of rural broadband services, with customers and dealers in every province and territory. It has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Employers in Atlantic Canada by Progress Magazine. In a relatively short amount of time, it has gone from a Canadian start up to a major player in the Canadian telecom market. It was the first Canadian telecom company to announce a national 4G network and has enjoyed double digit growth year over year since it began in 2005. Its management has achieved this through hard work, top end service and being innovative and aggressive in its field.

Xplornet is clearly on an upswing and continues to meet success with its ambitious business plan and objectives. In 2011 and 2012, it launched (literally, by rocket into space) two 4G broadband satellites that greatly expanded its 4G footprint in Canada. With these exciting achievements, the company looks to its legal department to support its growing business groups, advising both on corporate and regulatory matters. This Legal Counsel position will be located in Markham and report directly to the Executive Vice President, General Counsel.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of corporate/commercial experience gained at a major firm or corporation. Any commercial IT or telecom/ wireless/satellite regulatory experience will also be seen as an asset. Excellent drafting skills plus an ability to think logically and to navigate operational challenges will be a must. As well, a business background or interest in the business side of a corporation will be of interest. Ideally, the individual will be bilingual (French and English), however, this is not essential. This person will need to be confident, assertive and bright as he/she will be working directly with the business groups and the Executive Vice President, General Counsel.

This is an exceptional opportunity with a growing, exciting, private Canadian company. The environment is dynamic and professional and the culture is energetic. Xplornet is able to offer an attractive compensation package, diverse work and growth opportunities. If you are interested in having a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Lorene Nagata or Lesa Ong, of NagataCONNEX Executive Legal Search.

As this is an exclusive campaign with NagataConnex Executive Legal Search, any resumes received from other sources will be forwarded to them.