Legal Counsel - Northwest Territories



  • Accounting & Finance
  • Job Code: 9D657789926
  • Posted: November 06, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Legal Counsel.

Our client is currently looking to hire a Legal Counsel to join their legal department in a broad-reaching and challenging role that will allow for personal career development as well as experiencing one of the most geographically and culturally rich parts of Canada, the Northwest Territories.

The Role:

  • Provide legal services and advice throughout the organization in a range of areas including but not limited to corporate, property, tax, and employment
  • Identify and recommend cost-effective, results-oriented solutions and processes
  • Provide legal research and advice for a variety of areas and issues such as contract negotiations/administration, corporate governance and legislation and regulatory compliance
  • Assist with litigation and arbitration files
  • Develop appropriate policies, procedures and practices consistent with regulatory requirements
  • Work to ensure the Board and its committees are in compliance with applicable laws
  • Provide assistance to the General Counsel and other senior staff as required
The Ideal Candidate:

  • You have a university law degree, LLB or JD from a recognized Law School as well as qualification to practice in Canada
  • Admitted member in good standing of a law or barristers’ society in Canada
  • You have solid technical grounding in legal research, demonstrating an attention to detail combined with superior evaluation skills and analytical abilities
  • Exceptional legal writing skills and strong verbal communication
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team while mentoring junior members of staff.
Only current residents of Canada will be considered as our client is looking to fill this role immediately.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Declan Bird, Partner, Aplin Accounting & Finance. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-DNP


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