The Legal Counsel will provide a full range of legal services and strategic legal guidance to senior leaders, faculties, schools and administrative units, in order to manage legal risks and enhance the University of Waterloo's (University) mission. Assesses legal risks and ensures the University's reputation and interests are protected.
- Researches, identifies and provides updates on case law, legislative requirements and legal trends affecting the University in all areas, and assists with developing strategies and controls to mitigate legal risks
- Drafts and negotiates contracts, affiliation, and placement agreements between the University and external entities related to a complex range of University activities (e.g. student placement agreements and student practicums, etc.)
- Provides legal expertise related to commercial law, including contract negotiation, drafting, and