The average salary for a Senior Counsel is C$126,568 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$97,027 - C$189,777
C$97K
C$130K
C$190K
MEDIAN: C$130,180
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$233K
Salary C$97,027 - C$189,777
Bonus C$4,075 - C$40,547
Profit Sharing C$4,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$103,574 - C$233,328
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

Job Description for Senior Counsel

A senior counsel is responsible for handling various legal matters inside a law firm or, in some cases, in businesses. Their specific tasks may vary depending on the needs of their organization and their specialty. Generally, they must be able to apply complex legal strategy to the specific needs and requirements of their clients and/or organization. They may also mentor other attorneys and work extensively with internal teams on their needs. Other tasks completed by the senior counsel might include working with clients, creating legal strategies catering to clients' needs, and providing legal advice as required. For example, they may give advice related to land and contracts and help develop contracts for these matters as well. The senior counsel must be skilled in effectively conducting research and resolving legal disputes.

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Senior Counsel Tasks

  • Prepare, negotiate, and review all contracts involving sales, rebates, research and consulting, and more.
  • Provide support for bid responses and negotiations.
  • Provide support in the creation and approval of product marketing goods.

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Key Stats for Senior Counsel

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Senior Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
C$142,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 11%