Senior Legal Counsel - Transaction Legal


Our Transaction Services and Corporate Legal division provides professional support to all parts of the organization through the services it provides, including legal and transaction finance. Lawyers within the team specialize in services that support infrastructure and commercial projects, real estate and leasing, lending, privacy, government affairs, litigation, construction, and contract management.

IO is currently looking to add to its collaborative, collegial and high-calibre legal department. In this role, the successful candidate will provide advice on matters pertaining to large alternative financing and procurement/public private partnership (AFP/P3) infrastructure projects and other government initiatives to leverage private sector partnerships.

The minimum requirements are a degree in law (LLB/JD), membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario and a minimum of 4 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.

You will have excellent communications and interpersonal skills, be able to work on numerous files in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities, have strong negotiation skills to ensure positive outcomes for the corporation, be able to communicate complex legal issues clearly to non-legal staff, and well developed research and analytical skills.

Infrastructure Ontario is an inclusive employer, we encourage applications from all qualified candidates. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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