Legal Counsel - 12 Month Contract

December 3 2020
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories In-house, Industry, Contract administrator, Legal, Paralegal, Legal, Paralegal
Toronto, ON

Job Summary

Flynn has an opportunity for an intermediate level Counsel with construction industry experience to join our Legal team in the company’s Mississauga office. This role is for a minimum term of 12 months.


Reporting to the company’s VP Legal and General Counsel, the Legal Counsel’s primary responsibilities are to support Flynn’s Canadian operations in the following areas:

  • Reviewing and negotiating prime, partner and subcontract agreements for a full range of commercial construction projects involving private and public owners
  • Offering practical legal advice to Flynn’s operations and shared services partners on matters such as risk mitigation, contract disputes, liens and collections
  • Assist the business on legal disputes as needed, including directing external counsel in payment disputes and claims


  • Qualified lawyer in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario
  • Experience in-house or at a commercial / business law firm with construction law experience is preferred
  • A track record in contract drafting, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to effectively analyze and mitigate risk
  • A proactive, self-motivated problem solver
  • The ability to partner with others at all levels of the organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • An interest in the business and industry of construction and the ability to provide proactive, business-oriented advice

Flynn Group of Companies is the leading trade contractor in North America that works on virtually every aspect of a building’s outer layer, including roofing, glazing, waterproofing, and architectural metals. The foundation of our award winning success is having the right people on our team.

Thanks to the contributions of the most talented team in the market and a collaborative, supportive culture, Flynn has steadily grown since 1978, and continues to do so. We understand the importance of and prioritize the growth of our people too, offering many learning & development and career opportunities.

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