Litigation/Employment law Counsel

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TELUS Legal Services is responsible for providing legal support to the TELUS group of companies. Our scope of work is extremely broad, including: contract and commercial law, regulatory law, commercial litigation, privacy law, intellectual property law, real estate and environmental law, securities law, employment law, pensions, financing, procurement, mergers and acquisitions and competition law.

 
Responsibilities:
 

TELUS is seeking a dynamic, business-minded litigation/employment lawyer to join its legal team in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa or Montreal on a full time basis. This motivated and team-oriented lawyer will support TELUS on a wide range of litigation and employment law matters including legal support to the People and Culture team on all aspects of employment law matters and legal support to all TELUS business units on claims and commercial litigation.

 

 
Qualifications
 
Required Knowledge:
  • Three to six years of broad commercial litigation and employment law experience with a law firm or corporation
  • Experience in one or more of the following subject areas:
  • wrongful dismissal
  • human rights
  • contractual disputes
  • commercial litigation
  • claims litigation
  • privacy law
  • insolvency law
  • telecommunications law
  • law enforcement agency production orders
Required Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong legal and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, with minimal supervision
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work well in a team setting
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing situations and priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to focus on critical goals and strive for superior results
  • Effective in scheduling priorities to maximize productivity
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in French would be an asset

Required Professional Designation/Certification:

  • Law degree from a recognized university; preference will be given to candidates who hold both a common law and civil law degree
  • Successful completion of Articles
  • Successful completion of Bar Admission course
  • Member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia or Le Barreau du Quebec
  • Membership in the Ontario or Alberta bar 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.
 

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