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Senior Legal Counsel - In House

Markham, ON
Miller Waste Systems, headquartered in Markham, is a family-owned Canadian company providing the public and private sectors with a full suite of environmental and waste management services. Since 1961, Miller has been an industry leader in waste management and organics processing, including diversion and recovery services, and more recently in renewable energies. Miller is a growing industry leader, operating from over 30 locations across the provinces of Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Manitoba.

At Miller Waste Systems our staff are very important to us. We are committed to the development of our employees and want to make sure we remain an employer of choice through recognition, leadership development, career enhancement and continuous improvement. We are consistently recognized by Deloitte as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

Miller Waste Systems is seeking a lawyer to join its team in Markham as Senior Legal Counsel. Reporting to the General Counsel, your responsibilities will be diverse and varied, including drafting and negotiating a wide range of corporate/commercial agreements, advising on insurance and employment issues, acting as a key advisor on M&A transactions, and providing strategic legal advice across business groups. You may also have opportunity to advise affiliated companies from other industries in the same ownership group. This role will suit a collaborative self-starter who has strong business acumen and excellent interpersonal skills.
The ideal candidate will be a generalist with 7 to 10 years of experience, preferably with some experience in an in-house or municipal environment. Experience with municipal contracts, insurance law, P3 projects, environmental law, and/or employment law would all be assets. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an industry-leading company at an exciting time.  
For more information or to apply, please contact Sherri Pinsler at sherri@hellergroup.ca  
As this is an exclusive assignment with The Heller Group, all inquiries and applications sent directly to Miller Waste Systems will be redirected to The Heller Group.
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