Transaction Legal Counsel

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) is a crown agency whose purpose is to build, manage, finance, and enhance the value of Ontario public assets, including Ontario’s public infrastructure, real estate, and government facilities. Our core values include being people-oriented, innovative, client-focused, execution-driven and diligent.

 

The expertise of the Legal Services division weaves throughout the agency to provide project support and corporate services to the entire organization including lawyers specializing in AFP transactions, commercial transactions, real estate and leasing, lending, privacy, government affairs, litigation, construction, contract management, and internal policies. IO is currently looking to add to its collaborative, collegial and high-calibre legal department.

 

Transaction Legal Counsel

 

In this Transaction Legal Counsel role, the successful candidate will provide high-quality legal advice, research, opinions, guidance and service on matters pertaining to large complex alternative financing (P3/AFP) infrastructure projects and on other government initiatives to leverage private sector partnerships.  The incumbent will also ensure corporate compliance through policies, procedures and strategy development to minimize legal risk and deliver value for the public sector.

 

The minimum requirements are a degree in law (LLB/JD), membership in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada and 2-6 years of experience practicing law, preferably in the areas of corporate, contract, project finance, procurement, real estate, and/or construction law. Experience and knowledge of dispute resolution processes is an asset.

 

To be successful at IO, you will have the ability to present complex concepts in a clear, cogent and intelligible manner by way of both written reports and verbal presentations, control processes and policy compliance, and work effectively in a team-based environment of a growing organization. You will possess strong interpersonal skills, be comfortable dealing with external and internal stakeholders and be effective at managing and organizing a small team. Furthermore, you will possess excellent analytical and research skills, including the ability to research and synthesize regulatory, legal and other relevant information in order to simplify complex financial data or policy initiatives.

 

To apply, forward your resume by January 24, 2018 to jobs@infrastructureontario.ca and reference TS - LS - LCT1 in the subject line. To learn more about our organization, please visit www.infrastructureontario.ca. Infrastructure Ontario is an equal opportunity employer. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.