General Commercial/Contracts Law, Mergers/Acquisitions
The Director, Legal Affairs will work under the guidance of the Deputy General Counsel and provide legal advice and counsel on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial contracts, and other corporate matters. S/he will lead transactions, work independently and as part of a team, and forge close working relationships throughout the organization.
Company: The Stars Group Inc. is the leading provider of technology-based products and services to the global gaming and interactive entertainment industries. It ultimately owns and operates gaming and related interactive entertainment businesses under the PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, StarsDraft, the PokerStars Championship, and PokerStars Festival live poker tour brands. The company was formerly known as Amaya, Inc. and changed its name to The Stars Group Inc. in August 2017. The Stars Group was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Experience: The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of corporate legal experience gained in a nationally recognized law firm. Experience with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial contracts and general corporate transactions is required. Experience with gaming transactions is preferred but not required.
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