Location: Canada QC   Type: Full Time

A certified B Corp company, Optel is one of the largest providers of traceability systems in the world. Its mission: to use its innovative technologies to create a better world through responsible capitalism. The company's renowned solutions guarantee the quality of healthcare products and help stop the counterfeiting of medicines and medical devices around the world. OPTEL also adapts its technologies to different sectors - from healthcare to smart manufacturing and beyond, all can benefit from global traceability. OPTEL's expertise will enable various industries to measure, inspect, control and monitor a wide variety of elements in order to improve product quality and ensure more responsible use of resources.


We are looking for a Legal Counsel. Under the responsibility of the Director of legal affairs, the person will provide support in the legal aspects of all the company's business worldwide, including the activities of its subsidiaries (Canada, Brazil, USA, Ireland, Germany, France, India), particularly in the high-tech field. If you have knowledge of or a keen interest in labor law, business law, international trade law and information technology, join us and bring your expertise!


  • Agile methodology for optimal adaptability
  • Flexibility with remote work or modern office workspaces
  • Collaboration within a multidisciplinary team of software development experts
  • A culture of continuous improvement to excel
  • Regular social activities to strengthen team spirit


  • Legal advice, in all areas of law, to management and various stakeholders in all sectors(e.g. marketing, human resources, sales, projects, research & development, services, customs & export, finance & administration, communications & public relations, real estate asset management, information technology management, procurement & purchasing, governance and quality assurance);
  • Drafting and verification of various transactional, commercial, corporate and administrative documents (contracts(NDAs, MSAs, SLAs, Ts and Cs, ToU, EULAs), corporate resolutions, company declarations to various registries, foreign administrative formalities, etc.);
  • Advice on human resources management (labor law) in Quebec and abroad;
  • Legal advice and management of files and events relating to various local and international laws on the confidentiality of personal information;
  • Advice and assistance with regulatory compliance (S-211, GDPR, Law 25, Law 96, etc.).
  • Organization, conservation and filing of archives;
  • Researching information on various legal and/or technical subjects (most often from foreign sources) and presenting summaries to enable better guidance of Optel's decisions, policies and processes in the conduct of its business;
  • Updating the by-laws of the company's various corporate entities, both local and foreign;
  • Any litigation involving the company, including representation before the courts, a mediator or an arbitrator;
  • Coordination and follow-up of various files involving external legal services;
  • Monitoring of legal information relevant to the company's business areas;
  • Opening of offices abroad;
  • Provide support in managing the company's portfolio of trademarks and other intellectual property rights;
  • Support in financing and acquisitions


  • Must be a member of the Quebec Bar;


  • Research, analytical and writing skills;
  • Knowledge of or interest in labor law, business law, international trade law, software and information technology, the Internet of Things and intellectual property;
  • Knowledge of Canadian and American common law, an asset;
  • Fluency in written and spoken French
  • Fluency in other languages such as Spanish, German or Portuguese will be considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in file management software and Google and Microsoft suites.


  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible hours
  • Ability to work on site or from home
  • Virtual health clinic and employee assistance program
  • Group and dental insurance from day one
  • Group RRSP and TFSA with employer contribution from day one
  • On-site amenities (free parking and power stations, free coffee, and free fruits)
  • 50% reimbursement of the monthly RTC Bus pass
  • Several committees in which you can get involved (B-Corp Committee, Social Club, SST)
  • Open, bright areas and ergonomic offices
  • Organization present on several continents;
  • B-CORP certified company.


OPTEL is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity is essential for fostering innovation and creativity. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, gender identities, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, and beliefs. We are committed to providing a fair and inclusive recruitment process, where each candidate is evaluated solely on their qualifications, skills, and potential. At OPTEL, every employee's unique perspective contributes to our collective success, and we celebrate the richness that diversity brings to our team.