Legal Counsel

Reporting to the Manager of Legal, the Legal Counsel will be responsible for reviewing and negotiating  contracts and providing legal guidance to the Project and Procurement departments.

Responsibilities
 

  • Review and/or draft contracts and other commercial instruments to ensure the company’s interests are protected
  • Provide legal advice and guidance to internal clients
  • Liaise with business units on contract negotiations and revisions
  • Prepare briefing notes and summaries relating to current projects and issues
  • Negotiate contracts with third parties
  • Manage and maintain files independently

Support other business units on other legal matters as required:
 

  • Monitor, track, research and proactively advise on significant changes in legislation potentially impacting oil sands projects and/or corporate operations
  • Coordinate and monitor work of external counsel assisting on projects
  • Assist Legal Department with other legal matters as requested (e.g. corporate filing, researching and developing practical solutions for various legal issues, maintaining/tracking legal records, etc.)
  • Prepare briefing notes and summaries related to current projects and issues

Qualifications
 

  • Minimum of 5+ years of legal experience
  • LLB degree and membership in the Law Society of Alberta
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of disciplines and across all levels of the organization
  • Oil and gas and oilsands project experience preferred
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative and team-oriented atmosphere
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment

Interested parties should fill out Dover’s job application form at http://www.doveropco.com/job-application-form.html. Please attach your resume along with a covering letter (in the same document) highlighting your directly related previous experience and accomplishments.

To see other Dover career opportunities please visit www.doveropco.com/careers.html

Interested parties should fill out Brion’s job application form. Please attach your resume along with a covering letter (in the same document) highlighting your directly related previous experience and accomplishments.

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