M&A Legal Counsel (Toronto, ON)

Posted on:
March 5, 2022

M&A Legal Counsel Lawyer Job in Toronto, Canada

GFL Environmental Inc. (NYSE/TSX: GFL) is the fourth largest diversified environmental services company in North America, operating across Canada and in more than half of the states in the United States. GFL provides accessible, cost-effective, and sustainable solutions to their customers and the communities they serve. Since 2007, GFL has significantly expanded its North American presence through a combination of organic growth and over 180 acquisitions. With more than 18,000 employees, GFL features a highly successful and rapidly growing platform, a young, entrepreneurial management team, and a strong commitment to further growth.

Offering a competitive compensation package, this is an excellent opportunity for a business-minded transactional lawyer seeking to join an entrepreneurial and team-oriented company poised for further growth and success.

Job Description – M&A Legal Counsel

Due to ongoing growth, GFL seeks an M&A Legal Counsel to join its team. Reporting to the General Counsel, the successful candidate must be a high energy self-starter, a team player with strong interpersonal skills, and a quick study who thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. As the ideal candidate, you must have three to five years of corporate law experience gained at a top-tier law firm or company. The role will focus primarily on M&A transactions, but will also assist with general corporate, securities, and financing matters.

The legal group, together with the business development group and executives of GFL, operates out of the company’s Yorkville office located at Bloor St. and Avenue Road.

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • LL.B. or J.D. degree (or equivalent).
  • Good standing with a Canadian Law Society.
  • 3-5 years of strong M&A experience gained at a top law firm or company.  
  • Excellent technical and drafting skills, and exceptional work ethic.
  • High energy self-starter, team player with strong interpersonal skills, and quick study who thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

This is an exclusive search.

The Counsel Network is committed to building a diverse legal community through our inclusive business and recruitment practices. We value diversity of experience, expertise, and background, and strive to eliminate barriers historically encountered by marginalized groups. We recognize that an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce benefits and enriches both the legal profession and the greater community.

For more information or to apply for this position, contact:

Meaghan Loughry, Recruitment Associate 




Dal Bhathal, Managing Partner


416.364.6654 / 604.643.1708 

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