Legal Counsel - Corporate Legal

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Our Transaction Services and Corporate Legal division provides professional support to all parts of the organization through the services it provides, including legal and transaction finance. Lawyers within the team specialize in services that support infrastructure and commercial projects, real estate and leasing, lending, privacy, government affairs, litigation, construction, and contract management.

As part of the Corporate Legal Team within the division, you will provide high-quality legal advice, research, opinions and service to internal clients on lending transactions, corporate/commercial matters, including procurement and freedom of information. You will also develop corporate governance expertise in supporting the Corporate Secretary support the Board and its Committees. 

What You Will Do

  • Provide legal advice to Infrastructure Ontario executives and business units to support decision making
  • Ensure corporate compliance with current legislation and Infrastructure Ontario policies and procedures, and contribute to strategy development.
  • Provide legal support to internal stakeholders.

Who We're Looking For

We are seeking an individual with a minimum of two (2) years of experience practicing law in the area of secured transactions, which includes knowledge of and experience in dealing with real property security, or a minimum of two (2) years of experience practicing law in the area of public procurement. Knowledge of municipal law, freedom of information, or corporate governance best practices would be considered an asset.  The ideal candidate will also have University degree in Law (LLB or JD) and membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario

To be successful at IO, the ideal candidate will be highly competent, diligent, analytical and precise, have excellent communication, negotiation and relationship-building skills, have the ability to communicate complex legal issues in a clear manner to non-legal audiences, have the ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities and the ability to understand business issues quickly, exercise good judgment in providing timely and practical legal advice and work effectively in a team-based environment.

Infrastructure Ontario is an inclusive employer, we encourage applications from all qualified candidates. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

By submitting your application you are granting Infrastructure Ontario permission to process your personal data during the recruitment process and for keeping records of the process. Infrastructure Ontario may share your personal data internally to appropriate persons involved in the recruitment process and to third parties where there is an administrative or lawful basis for doing so. Provided that Infrastructure Ontario does not have any lawful reason to continue processing your personal data, you may make a formal request to rectify, erase or restrict (the processing of) your personal data. 

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