Aecon Group Inc.

  • Etobicoke, Toronto, ON, Canada

1 job(s) at Aecon Group Inc.

Aecon Group Inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Aug 01, 2018
Full time
Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, this role will involve directly managing high profile mandates such as negotiation of agreements for major infrastructure and industrial projects and providing legal advice to business units on various other issues including claims and litigation, labour and employment, and commercial risk. Key Responsibilities • Legal and risk review of construction contracts Negotiation of design agreements, subcontracts, and project agreements in Bid-Build, Design-Build, EPC or PPP frameworks Provide legal/commercial advice to project management teams and business units’ leaders on a broad range of legal issues affecting the business, such as labour grievances, tender law, commercial risk transfer, legal entitlement to extra compensation etc. Liaise between business unit leaders and external counsel on litigation files • Manage external counsel on litigation files Required Knowledge & Skills • Member in good standing with the LSUC Post-call legal experience: 1-3 years Experience with some or all of labour law, construction law, litigation management, PPP and EPC project procurement in the infrastructure, mining, energy and industrial spaces preferred Civil engineering background and/or fluency in French would be helpful, but not a requirement Highly motivated team player Must be a self-starter and possess a “do whatever it takes” attitude The ideal candidate will have proven leadership abilities, and keen business acumen, who has a firm grasp of legal concepts but is not overly legalistic This opening is ideally suited to a business-minded lawyer who has the capacity to handle a variety of issues on a daily basis and desires the opportunity to be a part of a dynamic legal team