Senior Counsel, Wealth Management- EN

  • TD Bank
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Jan 24, 2023
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

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Department Overview


Senior Counsel, Wealth Legal, will be a member of the Canadian Wealth Management Legal Team located in Toronto. The Canadian Wealth Management Legal Team consists of lawyers focused on providing advice and counsel to TD's Canadian wealth and asset management businesses.


Job Description


In this role, you will join a dynamic and collegial team of legal professionals and be involved in a wide range of activities working to advance strategic priorities while ensuring proper risk management. You will work closely with colleagues, external counsel and other partners across the TD Wealth businesses, as well as with senior executives.


Your focus will be on TD's distribution businesses where you will:


  • Work collaboratively with business, control functions and with other members of TD Legal to deliver high-quality legal advice, and coordinated advice and support
  • Build and maintain superior relationships with internal business and control partners
  • Lead and advise on regulatory developments impacting Wealth Management
  • Provide day-to-day legal support to Wealth Management business lines
  • Review, draft and negotiate contracts, client documentation and disclosures
  • Contribute to high priority Legal Department initiatives


Job Requirements


  • You have a law degree from an accredited law school and qualified to practice law in Ontario
  • Ideally, you have 7+ years (minimum 5 years) experience practicing corporate-securities law with a major law firm, financial institution, financial or capital markets regulator, wealth firm or in-house at a large corporation
  • You have superior analytical and communication skills, including an ability to communicate effectively with senior members of TD Bank's management team
  • You can manage multiple deadlines and priorities while paying attention to detail
  • You are an independent thinker with excellent judgment who also has strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with multiple partners
  • You have an ability to identify and focus on high value, high risk work and to think critically and exercise excellent judgment
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • High energy and enthusiastic


Additional Information




At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.