Legal Counsel

  • BC Ferries
  • Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jun 03, 2019
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Lawyer (Public Sector)

Job Description

Overview

With 47 ports of call, 35 vessels, and more than 500 sailings every day, BC Ferries is the largest independently-owned ferry company in the world. Dedicated to safety, excellence, innovation, and people, we are committed to continuously improving the west coast travel experience of our customers.     LEGAL COUNSEL
Victoria   You are an energetic, results-oriented corporate/commercial lawyer with four to eight years' experience working in a law firm or in-house with a company legal department. Reporting to the Corporate Secretary, you will provide legal advice/support to Management throughout all departments at BC Ferries. This position will be of interest to those with excellent interpersonal and communications skills looking for a challenging position in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The position offers an excellent opportunity to work closely with Senior Management and provide valued legal advice in support of the company's business. Experience in the following areas is desirable:  
  • Negotiation and preparation of a wide range of commercial agreements including construction contracts, commercial leases, information technology agreements, outsourcing agreements, and a variety of general commercial contracts;
  • Corporate and securities law including corporate governance and corporate finance;
  • Regulatory law;
  • Environmental law;
  • Trademark, copyright, and advertising law;
  • Maritime law.
  Please apply by June 14, 2019.   We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Practice Area(s)

maritime law