Corporate & Commercial Lawyer

  • ICBC
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Sep 05, 2023
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

At ICBC, it’s our job to make sure the car insurance system works for all British Columbians, today and in the future. If you want

to make the most of your skills and expertise while growing your career, we want you. A career at ICBC is an opportunity to be

part of a talented, diverse and inclusive team that is driven to serve its customers and community. You can expect a competitive

salary, comprehensive benefits and a collaborative work environment. If you are reliable and dependable, contact us today to be

part of our talented and diverse team as we work together to create an insurance system we can all be proud of.

We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. If you are a job seeker with a disability, please let us know as

adjustments can be made to help support you in delivering your best performance.

Corporate & Commercial Lawyer

Job Title: Corporate & Commercial Lawyer (Legal Reference Number: 117966

Location: Counsel III) Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Hours of Work: North Vancouver Posted Date: 2023/09/01

7.5 hr Day Shift (M-F)

Position Highlights


ICBC is changing from a traditional insurance company, to one that is driven by innovation. In the last few years, ICBC

implemented a new care based insurance system, launched a platform that allows customers to renew their insurance online,

implemented a telematics project, and even created an award winning road safety video game. If you have a passion for

creatively removing legal barriers to innovation, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity as a corporate &

commercial lawyer in ICBC’s Corporate Law Team.

Position Highlights

The successful candidate will join the ICBC Corporate Law Team.

This team plays an integral part in helping the business remove legal barriers to success.

You will work in a group of 10 creative solicitors (each with specific legal expertise).

You will primarily contribute to the team with your corporate & commercial expertise.


Reviewing (third party) corporate transactions to determine if ICBC should consent thereto.

Overseeing one paralegal that does the majority of the aforementioned work.

Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements.

Advising on a wide variety of matters requiring creative legal solutions.

Providing simple, straightforward and knowledgeable legal advice.

Helping the corporate law team with efficiency initiatives.

Providing training to colleagues and business clients.

Advising on legal developments and legislative changes.

Managing and overseeing external counsel as required.

Advising on company policies.

Position Requirements

6+ years of solicitor experience with corporate work and commercial agreements.

Experience working at a large law firm or in-house.

Ability to work with many different business groups on a wide variety of legal issues.

Ability to write and communicate complex concepts in a simple manner.

Solution oriented mindset, with a focus on achieving business objectives.

Strong ability to support, collaborate with, and negotiate on behalf of, business clients.

Strong organizational skills, with an ability to manage multiple competing priorities.

LL.B/JD or equivalent (and an active membership at the Law Society of British Columbia).

Position Information

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary & Benefits: We are committed to providing industry competitive salary and benefits.
  • Continuous Learning: We offer continuous learning opportunities to ensure you are equipped with the knowledge to be

successful in your role.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements: We offer flexible working arrangements as we continue to support our employees in balancing

their career and personal commitments, including a combination of in-office and remote work on a weekly basis (2 days in-office

and 3 days of remote work each week).

  • Engaging Culture: We promote an inclusive and diverse work environment.

Only candidates legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered for this position.