Legal Counsel

Brandt Group of Companies
Posting Date:
Mar 08, 2024
Brandt Group of Companies
Area of Law:
Corporate Commercial
Position Type:
Jun 15, 2024
Equivalent combinations of education and experience that result in the required level of knowledge, skill, and competence will be considered



Brandt is looking for a practical and business minded individual to fill a Legal Counsel position located in Brandt’s Regina Head Office.  This position will report directly to Brandt’s Chief Legal Officer.  This is an opportunity to join a growing, global company with operations throughout Canada, the United States, Australia and New Zealand and headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan.

About Brandt:

The Brandt Group of Companies is headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan and is the world’s largest privately-owned John Deere Construction & Forestry and Agricultural and Turf equipment dealer.  Brandt has nearly 150 full service dealership locations in Canada, the United States, Australia and New Zealand employing more than 6,500 employees.  In addition, Brandt’s manufacturing business has locations in Saskatchewan and Illinois and manufactures and sells unique custom products to customers globally and serves the construction, forestry, agriculture, rail, mining, steel, and energy industries.  Brandt is one of Canada’s largest privately owned companies and is among an elite group of Platinum Club members of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.  To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website.

About the Role:

Brandt’s Legal Team consists of the Chief Legal Officer who is supported by the Senior Legal Counsel dedicated to Corporate/Commercial work, the Legal Counsel dedicated to Dispute Resolution work and two Legal Assistants dedicated to organizing the Legal Department’s activities. 

With Brandt’s continued growth throughout Canada, the United States and recent entry into Australia and New Zealand, you will be responsible for providing legal and business advice to members of Brandt’s senior management team around the world.  The successful candidate will be expected to succeed in a fast-paced and dynamic environment which requires the provision of practical and efficient solutions. 

Specific tasks to be performed by the Legal Counsel will include the following:

  • Commercial Legal Matters:
    1. Assisting in mergers and acquisition activities by: (i) working with Brandt’s Investments group in drafting all applicable legal documentation associated with a transaction; (ii) conducting due diligence; (iii) participating in negotiations; and (iv) assisting in all other related transaction tasks including integration matters;
    2. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements with third parties related to Brandt’s dealership and manufacturing businesses;
    3. Supporting the acquisition and divestiture of real property throughout Canada, the United States, Australia and New Zealand including the negotiation of leases;
    4. Supporting Brandt’s procurement, engineering and development teams with construction contracts, RFPs and other agreements related to greenfield developments; and
    5. Supporting Brandt’s information technology team with respect to procurement and maintenance of information technology goods and services.
  • Compliance:
    1. Overseeing regulatory compliance matters for the Brandt Group of Companies and providing proactive advice on new developments in applicable laws to Brandt’s senior management;
    2. Working with other Brandt corporate groups to draft, implement and monitor Brandt policies, practices and procedures;
    3. Overseeing Brandt’s Privacy Policy; and
    4. Assisting in internal investigations.

This is an in-person position with an office located at Brandt’s Head Office in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience that result in the required level of knowledge, skill, and competence will be considered. 

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Team player with the ability to work independently.
  • Strong ability to quickly interpret, summarize and confidently communicate information both verbally and in writing in a concise and business friendly manner.
  • High level of analytical skills, judgment, and innovative ability.
  • Current member of the Law Society of Saskatchewan (or another Canadian jurisdiction) in good standing.

This is not intended to be a complete list of all the duties and responsibilities required of this role.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted. 


Contact Name Tania Flavel

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