(3+ years experience)

Our client, CIBC, a leading North American financial institution, is building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world and needs talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what’s right for its clients. CIBC embraces your strengths and ambitions so you feel empowered at work.

With over 50 lawyers working from Toronto, Montreal, New York, Chicago, London and Hong Kong, CIBC Legal manages legal outcomes by providing a full range of legal and transactional support services to CIBC’s businesses worldwide. Its Canadian Legal team is now looking for a Counsel, Marketing & Personal Banking, to work on marketing and products offers. You will review new offers and marketing to ensure they are compliant with regulations and marketing principles. This will require you to provide strategic advice to a broad range of individuals across CIBC and work with them to achieve desired business outcomes. In addition, you will review and draft commercial contracts relevant to the Personal Banking business. This position reports to the Managing Counsel, Personal Banking, in Toronto.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of regulatory and commercial contract drafting experience gained at a major law firm or corporation. Any experience advising on marketing or dealing with regulations specific to the FI industry will be seen as an asset. If you do not have regulatory experience, our client is prepared to train you in this area. Strong independent judgment, attention to detail and the ability to build working relationships will be important to succeed in this role. The ability to provide pragmatic solutions on time-sensitive initiatives will also be required. You will need to act like an owner and share our values – trust, teamwork and accountability – in order to excel in our environment.

At CIBC, people are its greatest asset. You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’s right for clients, and to do it well. It offers an open culture that fosters innovation and collaboration as well as ongoing career development opportunities. It also offers a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits program, an employee share purchase plan and pension plan. It is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong.

If you are interested in applying to this opportunity, please send your cv and cover letter to Lorene Nagata or Brahm Nathans at Nagataconnex Executive Legal Search at the contact information below. CIBC seeks applicants with a wide range of abilities and provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation, please us know.

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