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Legal Counsel

Apply Job ID 542742BR Date posted 06/11/2022 Location(s) Toronto, Canada

Why Kyndryl

Our world has never been more alive with opportunities and, at Kyndryl, we’re ready to seize them. We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl is at the heart of progress — dedicated to helping companies and people grow strong. Our people are actively discovering, co-creating, and strengthening. We push ourselves and each other to seek better, to go further, and we carry this energy to our customers. At Kyndryl, we want you to keep growing, and we’ll provide plenty of opportunities to make that happen.

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Your Role and Responsibilities

As Legal Counsel, this role has a primary focus of negotiating complex services contracts with Kyndryl’s customers and to provide legal advice to support Kyndryl's business in Canada.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• A law degree and a member of the Law Society of Ontario in good standing.
• At least 10 years’ legal experience with a focus on corporate commercial work.
• Demonstrated success in negotiating large and complex transactions.
• Ability to handle multiple deals/matters concurrently.
Absolute commitment to business integrity and ethical conduct.

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • Experience in international contracting and previous exposure in an IT-related industry is an advantage.
  • Ability to provide advice to senior level management on complex matters.
  • Comfortable in a high performance and fast-paced organization requiring strong collaborative work.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.

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Being You @ Kyndryl

Kyndryl is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Other things to know

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

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