Legal Counsel, Regulatory - One Year Term

  • Pembina
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Dec 14, 2018
Full time Lawyer (Private Practice) Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

Department: Legal Department 

Summary of Responsibilities Pembina is currently seeking a Legal Counsel, Regulatory for a one-year term. Reporting to Pembina’s Manager, Associate General Counsel, the Legal Counsel, Regulatory will work in a team of eight lawyers as part of Pembina’s in-house legal team.  This role will provide legal support and services on a wide variety of regulatory and commercial matters.  Some of the more detailed responsibilities include but are not limited to;
  • Provide legal support and advice to Pembina’s regulatory, land, and environment groups;
  • Provide guidance and oversight on significant regulatory filings and project packages for Pembina and its subsidiaries in Canada and the United States;
  • Advise and provide updates on emerging regulatory issues;
  • Liaise with external counsel in Canada and the United States on regulatory matters for significant projects;
  • Assist on commercial matters, including reviewing, negotiating and drafting commercial agreements; and
  • Co-ordinate the use of outside counsel on various additional corporate, commercial and litigation matters, as required.
  • 5+ years of legal experience in regulatory law, gained either at a law firm or large in-house legal department;
  • Involvement in project work, corporate/commercial or oil and gas law is an asset;
  • Strong and effective written and verbal negotiation and communication skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills;
  • Strong leadership and facilitation skills with the ability to support group dynamics;
  • Self directed and motivated;
  • Able to quickly modify work priorities to meet unexpected and sometimes competing deadlines;
  • Knowledge of current industry standards and legislation to ensure practices are current and in compliance; and
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a variety of people and job functions within the organization internally and externally.

No agency calls please.                                                   

Pembina is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally-protected factors. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available on request during the recruitment process.

Pembina Pipeline Corporation has been serving the transportation and midstream service needs of North America's energy industry for over 60 years. We process, terminal and transport our customers' products safely - all while protecting the environment and delivering on our commitments to our shareholders and community stakeholders. When we build something, we do it right.

Powering Pembina's growth are our smart, creative and energetic people who allow us to remain a disciplined and responsible energy transportation and service provider and a trusted member in our communities.

Our expectations are high, and so are our rewards. We treat our people well – whether it’s through our total compensation package, our community engagement and volunteer opportunities, or our numerous fun social activities. 

Pembina is a proud recipient of the 2018 Canada’s Top 100 Employers and Alberta's Top 70 Employers (2014-2018). We are also a strong supporter of Skills Canada.


Practice Area(s)

Regulatory Law