Corporate Counsel

Summary


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 Brion's job application form at http://www.brionenergy.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 Brion Energy career opportunities please visit www.brionenergy.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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