BGIS Global Integrated Solutions, a Brookfield company, is a world-leading organization providing integrated real estate management services, including facilities management, construction, and real estate brokerage services. We are seeking a lawyer with at least 5 years of relevant experience. Reporting to the Vice President, Legal, the successful candidate will provide legal advice and support to the company’s various business units. The position is located at BGIS’s Canadian head office in Markham, Ontario.
Draft, review, and negotiate a range of commercial agreements, including agreements in respect of procurement, outsourcing, and construction.
Assist and manage contract interpretation, dispute resolution, and employment matters.
Provide legal support to identify, assess, manage, and mitigate risk affecting the company’s operations.
Support all legal aspects of company’s subsidiaries and affiliates in Canada and US.
Identify and communicate any legal developments affecting the company’s operations.
Lawyer in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada.
At least 5 years of relevant experience in one or more areas of procurement, construction, public private partnerships, dispute resolution, and employment law.
High degree of integrity, and strong business acumen and analytical skills.
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, and ability to provide business-oriented legal advice.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Inspire change for a more sustainable future
BGIS is a leading provider of integrated real estate management services, including facilities management, project management, energy & sustainability services, strategic workplace consulting, real estate services and capital planning. Its range of solutions, supported by efficient systems, processes and people, enables it to create and optimize places that work for its clients. The team is dedicated to inspiring better business performance and helping clients focus on their core businesses. With over 20 years of experience, we employ over 5,000 skilled professionals and manage in excess of 56 million square metres of property and infrastructure, and delivers services that drive sustainable cost reductions for its clients. As part of the wider Brookfield Asset Management Group, BGIS benefit from the combined strength, expertise and leadership. When you join our team, whether as a seasoned professional or a recent graduate, you’re joining an industry-leading company that makes a difference in our communities, drives innovation through best practices and technology, and takes pride in being one of Canada’s Green 30 companies since 2010.
Visit us online at http://www.bgis.com/our-careers / for more information.
At BGIS, we recognize that our team members are the life force of our organization and we welcome people from varying backgrounds, different generations and locations across the country. We also recognize their contributions and offer a generous compensation package with competitive pay and comprehensive benefits.
Ottawa or Concord, Ontario, Canada
With over 35 years of experience, Cartel is considered one of Toronto's leading employment agencies servicing the legal community. Our clients are among the most distinguished law firms and our success lies in our applicants and their desire for the perfect career match. There is no fee to register with Cartel for any employment opportunity. We listen. We're honest. Just ask your friends. They'll tell you. Cartel. Give us a call; we really do make the difference. This is an exclusive search. Position Title: Corporate Legal Counsel for International Technology Communications Company (Lawyer) Location: Ottawa (or Concord), Ontario Job Description: Our Client, an international communications company , is seeking a corporate lawyer with 4-6 years' of experience. Key Responsibilities: · Reviewing, drafting, negotiating and administering commercial agreements, such as sales, procurement and licensing contracts. · Strong international experience. · Strong experience with cloud-hosted business models and related contracting and regulatory considerations. · Meeting business objectives, by working closely with various teams within the Company (finance, product management, sales, marketing and research and development), while ensuring risks are mitigated · Ensuring compliance with legal requirements and corporate policy. · Experience with HR matters an asset. Qualifications: · Licensed to practice in Ontario. · 4-6 years’ experience. · Self-directed and motivated with a strong ability to multitask and work under pressure. · Practical and solutions oriented. · Strong team building skills with the ability to work harmoniously in a diverse work environment. · Excellent written and oral communication skills. · Excellent interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills. · High value for accuracy and attention to detail. To discuss this role further, please submit your CV to: email@example.com Ben Higham B.S., JD., LL.M. Director of Legal Recruiting Cartel Inc. One, First Canadian Place, Suite 2550 100 King Street West Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5X 1A4
Alberta Securities Commission
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Lawyer (Corporate Finance)
Our organization :
The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) is the industry-funded regulator responsible for administering the province's securities laws. It is entrusted with fostering a fair and efficient capital market in Alberta and with protecting investors. As a member of the Canadian Securities Administrators, the ASC works to improve, coordinate and harmonize the regulation of Canada's capital markets. The ASC has been named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers for the past two years.
The Corporate Finance division reviews and monitors issuer disclosure such as offering documents and continuous disclosure, with particular experience in respect of oil and gas disclosure; makes recommendations on applications for exemptive relief from securities laws; and plays an active role in the development of appropriate local and national rules and policies relating to issuers and insiders used in the regulation of the capital markets in Alberta and Canada.
Reporting to the Manager, Legal, Corporate Finance this position will provide a lawyer a great opportunity to broaden their exposure to securities and administrative law, apply critical reasoning, and ultimately influence the development of securities regulatory policy.
Key responsibilities include:
Reviewing applications by issuers, including investment funds, for exemptive relief from securities law requirements; making oral and written recommendations in respect of such applications; and drafting applicable decision documents for consideration by decision-makers.
Serving on committees with colleagues from across Canada to:
research and analyze securities law policy issues
represent and effectively advocate Alberta perspectives
engage and consult with market participants
develop, draft and coordinate the Canada-wide of harmonized securities rules and policies.
Giving frequent oral presentations to and drafting written memoranda for, executive management and the Commission Members (akin to board of directors), among others.
Reviewing prospectuses, take-over bid circulars, proxy circulars and other disclosure documents.
Providing legal advice in connection with prospectus offerings, take-over bids/issuer bids, proxy contests, and issuer and insider compliance.
Researching legal issues and applying critical thinking in developing recommendations.
The ideal candidate will possess:
A law degree and membership in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta or equivalent.
Significant experience in securities law e.g., public and private financings and M&A transactions is strongly preferred. Experience in respect of one or more of legislative drafting, administrative law, fintech, entrepreneurial financing, investment funds, or the oil and gas industry would be of benefit.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written; and attention to detail.
The ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team, engaging cooperatively with others in an interdisciplinary manner..
Visit our website to submit your resume, cover letter and salary expectations by December 22, 2017. More information about working at the ASC including our comprehensive Total Rewards package can be found on our website at www.albertasecurities.com .
Online applications will receive an automated confirmation. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
With over 35 years of experience, Cartel is considered one of Toronto's leading employment agencies servicing the legal community. Our clients are among the most distinguished law firms and our success lies in our applicants and their desire for the perfect career match. There is no fee to register with Cartel for any employment opportunity. We listen. We're honest. Just ask your friends. They'll tell you. Cartel. Give us a call; we really do make the difference. This is an exclusive search. Position Title: Contracts Specialist for International Technology Communications Company (Lawyer or experienced Contracts Specialist) Location: Ottawa, Ontario Job Description: Our Client, an international communications company , is seeking a Contracts Specialist with 5+ years' of experience. Key Responsibilities and Requirements: This position will work closely with all aspects of the business, including in-house counsel, to:
Review and evaluate the terms and conditions of contracts, with focus on legal requirements;
Execute templates and/or draft and negotiate contracts;
Oversee all aspects of managing and administering contracts; and
Drive to meet business objectives by working closely with various teams within the Company (finance, product management, sales, marketing and research and development).
Experience in the review, drafting, negotiation and administration of sales, procurement and licensing contracts within the telecommunications industry.
Strong international experience.
Experience with cloud-hosted business models and related contracting and regulatory considerations preferred.
Self-directed and motivated with a strong ability to multitask and work under pressure.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills.
High value for accuracy and attention to detail.
5+ years experience.
Experience with SAP preferred.
To discuss this role further, please submit your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org Ben Higham B.S., JD., LL.M. Director of Legal Recruiting Cartel Inc. One, First Canadian Place, Suite 2550 100 King Street West Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5X 1A4