Corporate Counsel

  • Stantec
  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Aug 30, 2017
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

Job description

Your Opportunity


We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.


The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. Our work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at or find us on social media.


We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Corporate Counsel team. The successful candidate will be based out of Edmonton, AB .


Your Duties


You will be an integral part of the company's Risk Management group and will have high level input to a wide range of legal and business issues affecting the corporation, including: securities law matters, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate law matters, and intellectual property law. This is a position offering exceptional opportunities to be involved in significant aspects of the business of the company. The successful candidate will provide practical, pragmatic advice, have excellent attention to detail, and be comfortable working with a high degree of autonomy.


Travel within Canada and the United States will be required.


Your Capabilities And Credentials


To qualify for this role, you will be qualified to practice law in Canada and a member in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta. You will have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience gained at a large law firm or obtained in-house. Experience providing legal support to companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange will be considered an asset.


5+ years'