Req Id: 413345
At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.
If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.
Our Legal and Regulatory teams advance and help develop Bell’s corporate, legal and regulatory strategies by providing strategic advice and legal counsel, protecting Bell’s interests, and liaising with regulatory and government agencies.
We are seeking a Securities Legal Counsel to operate in a fast paced and dynamic work environment. This role will be part of a team of lawyers providing legal support in various disclosure (including ESG) and compliance matters, as well as all corporate finance initiatives undertaken by the BCE group of companies. An ideal candidate for this position should have 2-6 years of relevant business law experience gained in private practice and/or in-house, with a particular focus on securities compliance obligations and corporate finance activities of public companies.
- Assist with various securities and corporate law compliance, disclosure and transactional matters.
Analyze and report on various securities and corporate legislative changes, including ESG developments.
Draft and review various public corporate disclosure documents such as MD&As, Annual Information Forms, financial statements and press releases, including ESG disclosure documents; and draft other documents such as board resolutions and company policies.
Support the Treasury Team in public financings and other corporate finance initiatives carried out by the BCE group of companies and lead on related legal aspects.
Support management in contract interpretation and negotiation.
- Called to the Bar of a Canadian province.
2 to 6 years of relevant business law experience gained in private practice and/or within the legal department of a Canadian public company.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and proficiency in English and French
Ability to understand, simplify and explain complex legal issues to senior business
- Relevant experience with ESG disclosure and banking matters would be definite assets.
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Adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.
Position Type: Management
Job Status: Regular - Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Quebec : Verdun || Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Ontario : Toronto || Canada : Quebec : Montreal
Work Arrangement: Hybrid
Application Deadline: 09/30/2023
For work arrangements that are ‘Hybrid’, successful candidates must be based in Canada and report to a set Bell office for a minimum of 3 days a week. Recognizing the importance of work-life balance, Bell offers flexibility in work hours based on the business needs.
Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.
At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or [email protected] to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at [email protected].
Created: Canada, QC, Verdun
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