Attorney - Emerging Technology & Startups (remote) (BB-99664)
Found in: Neuvoo CA
Renno & Co is looking to hire a Senior Emerging Technology Lawyer to assist in the overall execution of our legal mandates, business development and client management. We are looking for someone who is collaborative with deep domain knowledge and an impeccable attention to detail. The job will involve working collaboratively with the other lawyers on our team and in our network to support start-up clients with their tax, corporate, IP, international expansion, and financing needs.
The role is for someone who understands both the fast-paced nature of business and startups, along with deep legal knowledge. Strong legal training and an entrepreneurial background are preferred.
Renno is a boutique firm primarily based in Montreal and Toronto, but with complete digital operations. We are passionate about supporting entrepreneurs and startups throughout all stages of their journey. We understand and appreciate the complexities of their journey and the pain of pain that legal can be in that growth.
Most of all we pride ourselves on creating a collaborative environment where everyone can play to their strengths and grow rapidly, while providing the highest quality service. We operate in a professional autonomy model, while also providing access to in-person work areas to get the most out of all styles of collaboration.
About the Role
The role will involve working closely with the Legal Team to ensure the execution of a variety of legal mandates. This includes but is not limited to international incorporation strategies, financings [seed to Series A+], cryptocurrency legal opinions, data policies, IP strategies and general counsel. While the markets which the companies may operate in may vary, from AI to clean tech, the ethos in which we operate is consistent across the markets. Which involves being forward thinking and protecting the client.
To be successful in the position, we are looking for the following:
Member of the Quebec Bar and other Canadian and International Jurisdictions with 7-10+ years of experience. * Deep knowledge and expertise in transaction, securities and tax law as it pertains to the needs of emerging technology companies.
* Experience and knowledge of the latest in cryptocurrency, FinTech and data privacy laws.
* Knowledge of startup financing and development levels, with ability to assist with legal knowledge and expertise throughout the entire lifecycle of a company’s growth, including IPO.
* Strong teamwork skills, including project management and being able to leverage the latest collaboration software, including Microsoft365 and Asana.
* Bilingual [FR/EN], with additional languages being considered an asset; &
**This position is a full-time, REMOTE, position with remuneration being made up of a base salary, payment based on a percentage of billables, revenue sharing and potentially equity.
You are radically opened minded. You are only concerned with getting the right answer and leave ego out of the decision-making process. You want to get to the truth and execute.
You are entrepreneurial. You do not take the cookie cutter approach to your skill development and providing value. You have experience starting projects from scratch, growing teams and evolving.
You are highly organized with strong time management skills. “If you want something done - give it to a busy person” describes you well. You understand the value of your own time and others and can work efficiently with others in a variety of settings and from diverse backgrounds.
You are thrive operating digitally. In an exponentially changing world, you understand that the tech stack used to execute mandates will continue to evolve. You are not only comfortable picking up new tools quickly but understand where trends are going and how to make the most of them.
You are looking to join a small team which is rapidly evolving with growth ambitions. We are not looking to take just anyone. We know that the people you work and collaborate with are some of the most important things in your life.
You want professional autonomy but also to be a team player. You understand that the best way to become successful is to provide value to others. Not just within your team but in the market overall.
You want to take control of your future. Not just in terms of how you work, but in your overall lifestyle design as well. You want to expand your knowledge and skillset to become an expert in your domain and pass that along to others.
You want to have fun while also being challenged. The tech market is changing at a pace faster than law can keep up with at times. You understand that navigating that for businesses is key to their success. You also understand that being a positive and productive person while navigating this is the best way to succeed.
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