Legal Counsel

Squamish - British Columbia - Canada - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Project Management & Services - Professional Bachelor

Reporting to the VP, Legal, the ideal candidate should possess strong drafting skills, sound judgment and bring a pragmatic, effective and creative approach to the in-house legal role.

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Rory Lyden, Account manager

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About this role

He or She will have substantial experience in the development of large scale natural resource projects, with an ability to address a broad range of issues and prepare a variety of agreements, including but not limited to, those relating to following:

• Construction of major infrastructure, particularly natural resource projects in British Columbia, including exposure to EPC/EPCM structures;
• Ports and marine experience;• Contract management including contractor liaison and change orders;
• Procurement;• Experience dealing with federal and provincial regulators, including First Nations;
• Environmental and regulatory compliance, including permitting processes;• Crown tenures (including land and water lots);
• Property conveyance and leasing;• Exposure to project finance and project insurances would be an asset;
• Experience in the LNG sector is preferred, but candidates with excellent experience providing legal support to the oil & gas, mining, energy or forestry sectors for major projects are encouraged to apply.

It is not expected that the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate mastery in all of the above categories, however, candidates should be able demonstrate material experience in a majority of the above. The candidate will also be assisting human resources and office administration on various in-house legal matters including, but not limited to, employment matters, investigations, policies and office leases.

The candidate should be nimble, willing to work outside their comfort zone and creative in finding solutions to new legal and regulatory challenges. As part of a small project team, the candidate can expect to be called upon to provide legal and regulatory support across a range of issues.

The candidate should possess the ability to work closely with other professionals within the organization across a range of backgrounds including engineering, accounting, human resources, communications and regulatory.

About you

•At least 10 years’ experience in commercial and natural resource related law in British Columbia;• Candidates with less than 10 years’ experience in BC, but possessing significant relevant experience in other Canadian jurisdictions and material experience on resources projects will be considered;• Law degree and current membership in the British Columbia provincial law society;• Excellent communication, drafting, organizational and planning skills;• High degree of professionalism;• Strong attention to detail;• Ability to work effectively both independently and with a team;• Ability to prioritize and complete multiple assignments, meeting deadlines and budgets, while;ensuring high quality work;• Ability and experience with a range of software applications such as MS Office.

About us

In 1975, from a small office in The Netherlands, graduate engineer Jan Brand found a temporary job for a fellow engineer. This first placement was the beginning of an era in worldwide temporary employment. Today, we’ve grown into a global service provider with over 10,000 employees in 104 offices across 35 countries.


  • Vacancy number: PUB192703
  • Location: Squamish
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Friday, February 15, 2019
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Rory Lyden

Account manager Brunel Canada Toronto

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