Legal Counsel -Litigation Focus

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Crosslinx Transit Solutions (CTS) is a consortium comprised of EllisDon, SNC-Lavalin, Aecon and ACS - Dragados. CTS has been selected by Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario to deliver the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit Project and is seeking highly qualified, experienced personnel to join the team of this complex P3 design and construction project.

 

This position will be responsible for litigation activities, Project Agreement interpretation support, and providing c-suite level legal advice.  

Responsibilities

 

  • Deliver assignments independently and make legal determinations on assigned matters
  • Support contract and project related commercial activities in the areas of engineering and construction on a Design-Build, P3 project
  • Assist in litigation strategies and evaluation of the associated approaches to risk managementin pursuit of potential entitlements under the Project Agreement
  • Be outcome-focused with a view to practical, commercially viable legal solutions spanning a variety of different areas of the law and business
  • Contribute your business acumen to support the legal department
  • Identify warnings, problems or conflicts for resolution
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum 5+ years experience in litigation or corporate counsel roles
  • Experience with projects in the engineering, or construction industries, or related disciplines is a significant asset
  • Experience on P3 and other large complex construction projects is a significant asset
  • Experience with dispute resolution is an asset
  • Post-secondary legal degree or related educational credentials
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and great commercial judgment
  • The ability to establish and maintain strong relationships and trust with all stakeholders
  • Strong inter-personal skills, including resiliency

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