Litigation Counsel

Telus

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Full time

Oct 14

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Are you ready to create better business outcomes with your legal skills and creativity?


Join our team


The in-house TELUS Legal Services team provides world-class, innovative solutions to the TELUS group of companies. Our scope of work is broad and diverse and includes contract and commercial law, regulatory law, commercial litigation, privacy law, intellectual property law, real estate and environmental law, securities law, employment law, pensions, financing, mergers and acquisitions and competition law. We are trusted advisors who collaborate closely with leaders and teams across the organization to deliver better outcomes for internal and external customers.


Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together


As a dynamic, business-minded lawyer you will have the opportunity to leverage your background to support TELUS' business units on a wide range of litigation, pre-litigation and employment law matters.


Here's how


You’ll:

  • Manage a challenging and diverse portfolio of legal work
  • Provide litigation and pre-litigation support on legal issues to all business units in TELUS and provide some employment law support
  • Collaborate and work with colleagues in Legal Services from offices across the country

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to join an innovative and leading national company with operations across Canada, gain exposure to legal issues across TELUS’ diverse range of business groups including telecommunications, health, and home security, and engage in a broad and challenging legal portfolio.


Qualifications

 

You're the missing piece of the puzzle

  • 2 to 4 years of post-call practice
  • Broad commercial litigation experience with a law firm or in an in-house role
  • Talented in one or more of the following subject areas:
  • contractual disputes
  • commercial litigation
  • claims litigation
  • employment law
  • privacy law
  • telecommunications law
  • law enforcement agency production orders
  • Strong legal and analytical skills, and the ability to communicate legal advice effectively, in both oral and written form
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to focus on critical goals and strive for superior results
  • Recognized for your ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing situations and priorities
  • Drive to learn, understand and proactively contribute to business objectives, and to work collaboratively and creatively
  • Personable, and skilled at developing and maintaining relationships with sophisticated clients
  • Member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia and/or Ontario

Great-to-have

  • Fluency in French would be an asset

Who is TELUS?


We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.


Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.


Do you share our passion?


At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.


At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.


Primary Location: CA-BC-Vancouver

Other Locations: CA-ON-Toronto


Schedule: Full-time

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