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

Req ID:  30371
Jobs by Category:  People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function:  Legal
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Description

 

Join Our Team

 

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.

 

TELUS’ legal team partners with the business to create a future-friendly legal experience and displays curiosity, industry and sector knowledge, and questions the status quo for continuous improvement of business practices and processes.

 

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

 

As a business-oriented commercial lawyer, you will support TELUS Business Solutions team activities across Canada. As the successful candidate, you will be engaged in a variety of transactions and legal matters, including deal negotiations and agreement drafting. You will also provide advice on information technology (IT), resale of third-party products, telecommunications, new product development, cybersecurity and privacy matters.

 

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 while balancing a high volume of client matters in a timely and effective manner

 

 

Qualifications

 

You’re the missing piece of the puzzle

 

  • Respected for your legal skills, business acumen, initiative, creativity, learning-oriented mindset and collaborative style
  • Experience advising clients in structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
  • Familiarity with third-wave technologies, including cloud computing, SaaS solutions and related privacy issues
  • Valued for strong analytical skills that help you resolve client and legal concerns practically and efficiently
  • Confident at engaging and interacting with sophisticated stakeholders, internally (middle and senior management) and externally
  • Noted for your ability to effectively communicate legal advice (including written) to a diverse range of stakeholders
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Recognized for your record of successfully managing multiple, concurrent files and priorities while delivering on commitments
  • Called to the Bar 3+ years
  • Member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia, Alberta or Ontario or the Québec Bar

 

 

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, 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. 

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. 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. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

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.