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Legal Counsel

Department name: Legal, Regulatory & Real Estate
Business unit: Legal & Regulatory
Position ID: J0920-1807

A little about us

At Shaw, we’re proud to be leaders in a movement that brings Canadians the connectivity they need to fuel their lives. We’re making bold moves to connect Canadians and we’re always on the lookout for go-getters that are committed to disrupting the status quo. Does that sound like you? We’d love to meet you.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity within our Legal department for a Legal Counsel, working in our downtown Calgary corporate office. Reporting to the Director, Senior Counsel, the successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements and working closely with our business and strategic sourcing teams.

A typical day

• Responsible for reviewing, drafting, and negotiating various commercial agreements to ensure Shaw’s business interests are protected;
• Working collaboratively with the business and strategic sourcing teams to identify and mitigate risks and determine creative solutions in service of Shaw’s corporate objectives;
• Identifying and implementing improved efficiencies in Shaw’s contracting practices and the delivery of legal support services, including process and template development;
• Providing ongoing contract support, including training and coaching in connection with legal requirements, corporate policies, procedures, and contract matters;
• Maintaining organized and accessible electronic files and databases; and
• Other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Your skills/experience

• 3 - 6 years’ experience in technology and corporate commercial law with a leading law firm
• Experience in intellectual property, privacy, technology licensing and procurement considered an asset;
• Experience in the telecommunication industry considered an asset;
• A license to practice law in Alberta;
• Strong interpersonal skills, balanced judgment, and a demonstrated ability to make sound decisions within a legal context;
• Effective and efficient advisory skills, including an ability to understand the needs of our business and communicate complex issues clearly and concisely;
• Ability to work effectively in a detail-oriented, dynamic, fast-paced team environment; and
• A positive, “can-do” attitude and customer-focused approach that will enable you to deal with challenging situations with integrity, empathy, and sincerity.

Other details

This position requires the successful completion of a criminal and credit background check.

Posting closing date: January 19, 2021

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.