TELUS - Litigation and Employment Law Counsel

Posting Date:
Dec 02, 2019
Company/Firm:
TELUS
Area of Law:
Litigation and Employment Law
Deadline:
Jan 02, 2020
Location:
Toronto
Experience:
3-6 years

Description

LEG00375-19

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

TELUS is seeking a dynamic, business-minded litigation/employment lawyer to immediately join its legal team in Vancouver or Toronto on a full time basis. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to: join an innovative and leading national company with major 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.

Here’s how

This motivated and team-oriented lawyer will support TELUS on a wide range of litigation and employment law matters including legal support to all TELUS business units on claims and commercial litigation, and legal support to the People and Culture team on all aspects of employment law matters. The selected candidate will also oversee and provide instructions to outside counsel on litigation matters.  The role reports to TELUS Senior Litigation Counsel.

You’re the missing piece of the puzzle

  • Respected for your three to six years of broad commercial litigation and employment law experience with a law firm, corporation, or other in-house role.
  • Talented in one or more (but not necessarily all) of the following subject areas:
    • contractual disputes
    • commercial litigation
    • claims litigation
    • privacy law
    • telecommunications law
    • law enforcement agency production orders
  • Commended for your legal and analytical skills
  • Confident with working independently in a fast-paced environment, with minimal supervision
  • Valued for your inter-personal skills and ability to work well in a team setting
  • Recognized for your ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing situations and priorities
  • Passionate about focusing on critical goals and strive for superior results
  • With a Law degree from a recognized university
  • Successful completion of Articles and Bar Admission Course
  • Member in good standing of the Law Society in the Province where the applicant practices
  • Membership in other Provincial bars 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.

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