Legal Counsel

  • PFM Executive Search / DP World Canada
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Feb 22, 2021
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

As a new world takes shape, DP World enables smarter trade and improves lives. Our modern, strategically positioned marine terminals and logistics parks have the speed, reliability and reach to ensure your cargo gets to where it needs to be – but what sets us apart is our team of experts with our unceasing commitment to innovation. The world is changing at an unparalleled pace and we are growing to meet its needs. With more capacity coming online we are ready for the future. We trade smarter. For us, going beyond is a brand of service that has made us a leader the world over.

 We are part of a global network of 128 business units in 60 countries across six continents with a dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 53,000 employees from 131 countries. With a portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals supported by a network of 128 business units in 60 countries across 6 continents, DP World aims to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting positive impact on economies and society.

An exciting opportunity exists to take on a newly created role as Legal Counsel for one of the world’s most prominent terminal operators. DP World Canada is looking to add a well-respected legal professional to its growing team. Reporting directly to the Director, Finance & Administration, the Legal Counsel will be responsible for managing and overseeing all legal matters impacting DP World Canada’s businesses and supporting DP World Canada’s executive management. Specifically, the Legal Counsel will oversee the provision of timely, cost effective and results-oriented legal expertise to all divisions of the Canadian operation.

The ideal candidate is an approachable and hands-on lawyer with thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and practices of corporate and commercial law. The new Legal Counsel will possess the passion, knowledge and energy to succeed in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment. An ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to executive colleagues around the table, present options supported by sound research and make clear recommendations is critical. In addition to a law degree and membership in good standing with the BC Bar Association, the successful candidate is a natural relationship builder and has excellent interpersonal skills. Previous experience as in-house counsel would be an asset.

If you possess the experience and motivation to take on a position that will test your knowledge and comprehension of corporate legal issues on a daily basis, then submit your resume in confidence to Jennifer Madden or Shelina Esmail at

Practice Area(s)

Corporate and Commercial Law