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TELUS Legal Services is responsible for providing support to the TELUS group of companies. Our mission is to deliver world-class, innovative, and timely legal solutions with business acumen, aligned with TELUS’ strategic imperatives.

Legal Services at TELUS stands for delivering outstanding service, being innovative, and providing timely legal solutions with a high level of strategic and thoughtful business acumen that aligns with TELUS’ strategic imperatives. TELUS’ legal team partners with the business to create a future friendly legal experience and displays curiosity, industry and sector knowledge, and questions the status quo for continuous improvement of business practices and processes.

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

As a business oriented commercial lawyer, you will support TELUS Business Solutions activities across Canada. As a successful candidate, you will be engaged in a variety of transactions and legal matters, including deal negotiations and agreement drafting. You will also provide advice on telecommunications, information technology (IT), procurement and privacy matters.

Here's how
  • Strengthening relationships with key stakeholders and sophisticated clients by cultivating a deep understanding of their business and providing proactive, solution-oriented advice
  • Striving continuously to advance legal and business practices by driving new approaches and process improvements while balancing a high volume of client matters in a timely and effective manner

 

 
Qualifications
 You’re the missing piece of the puzzle
  • Respected for your legal skills, business acumen, initiative, creativity, learning-oriented mindset and collaborative style
  • Experience advising clients in structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements 
  • Familiarity with third wave technologies, including cloud computing, and related privacy issues 
  • Valued for strong analytical skills that help you resolve client and legal concerns practically and efficiently
  • Confident at engaging and interacting with sophisticated stakeholders, internally and externally
  • Noted for your ability to effectively communicate legal advice (including written) to a diverse range of stakeholders
  • You thrive in a fast paced, results oriented environment 
  • Recognized for your record of successfully managing multiple, concurrent files and priorities and delivering on commitments
  • Called 4 or more years ago to the Bar
  • Member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia, Alberta or Ontario or the Québec Bar
* Job level and compensation will depend on years of pertinent experience of the selected candidate.

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, CA-AB-Edmonton, CA-QC-Montreal

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