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Senior Counsel - TELUS Security Services

Location: 

Montreal, Quebec, CA Toronto, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Req ID:  28328
Jobs by Category:  People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function:  Legal
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Join our team and what we'll accomplish together


The TELUS Legal Services team provides world-class and innovative legal services. Our scope of work is extremely broad, including contract and commercial law, commercial litigation, privacy law, intellectual property 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 Senior Counsel to join our in-house team supporting TELUS’ security business activities across Canada, including services offered to business customers of ADT Security Services Canada, Inc. (now part of the TELUS family).


You will leverage your strategic business and legal acumen to engage in business customer negotiations and agreement drafting related to small, medium and large businesses with electronic security, fire protection, and many other related alarm monitoring services. You will also provide strategic advice on procurement, marketing and privacy matters. Your duties will also include supporting the business team on the development and use of templates, responding to Requests for Proposals and other process improvements relating to the business customer relationship.
 

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
     

You’re the Missing Piece of the Puzzle

 

  • Valued for your minimum 8+ years practice experience following call to bar (8-10 year call preferred)
  • Recognized for your commercial practice experience with a proven track record of execution and delivery in fast-paced, complex environments
  • Respected for your legal skills, strategic business judgment, initiative, creativity, learning-oriented mindset, and collaborative style
  • Commended for communicating practical, solution-oriented legal advice effectively and succinctly in both oral and written form to a diverse range of stakeholders including senior executives
  • Skilled in effectively managing a high volume of time-sensitive files and priorities and deliver on commitments
  • Confident with working independently as well as within a team environment
  • Committed to learn, understand and contribute to the business strategy and objectives of internal clients and work collaboratively to achieve their goals
  • Experience advising clients in structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements 
  • Experience in intellectual property, competition and privacy law
  • Member in good standing with the Law Society in your provincial jurisdiction
  • Fluency in English is required 
  • Fluency in French is an asset

 

 

A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

 

 

 

 

People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs

Across People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs, we are the diverse and talented team responsible for making sure TELUS is managed as a world-leading organization. ​

We are honoured to be recognized

84%
2021 engagement score

130,000+
Team members worldwide

10
# of years voted One of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens

Accessibility

TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.