Counsel

October 17 2019
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services , Consulting services
Categories Legal, Paralegal, In-house, Industry, Contract administrator, Commercial, Corporate, Mergers/Acquisitions
Victoria, BC

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

BCI manages a globally diversified portfolio of assets valued at over C$153 billion and is one of Canada's largest institutional investors. We invest globally to support pension and other public sector funds of more than 30 BC-based clients. We are currently seeking Counsel to work within our Department of Legal Affairs, responsible for providing transaction legal services in relation to BCI's investments. This is a great opportunity to work on complex global transactions in an in-house environment.  

WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH

The Legal Affairs department provides in-house legal expertise and support to the board, management and all departments to help manage legal risk and protect BCI's investment and business interests.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

Reporting to Senior Counsel, Counsel is responsible for providing transaction legal services in relation to BCI's investments, including providing legal advice to investment professionals, investment support teams and the corporation generally. Counsel works in a team environment with other members of the Legal Affairs department and external counsel, principally to assist deal teams in executing their investment strategies, working with the private equity, infrastructure, renewable resources, private debt, and public markets departments in connection with acquisitions, dispositions and fund investments (including private equity and hedge funds).

The Ideal Candidate

Must have:

  • A Law degree (LL.B. or J.D.)
  • Called or qualified to be called to the bar of British Columbia
  • 5-8 years' experience at a leading law firm, investment fund manager or leading investment corporation
  • Experience with global, cross-border mergers and acquisitions

Preferred:

  • Experience with statutory entities, pension law and government agency status
  • Securities, anti-trust and/or hedge fund experience
  • Outstanding legal quarterbacking project management skills
  • Coordination skills across teams including with deal teams, tax and compliance

Closing Date: Open until filled 

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