Associate General Counsel, Real Estate Legal Services
Vancouver, CA
6d ago

Join our team

The in-house Legal Services team provides world-class, innovative solutions to the TELUS group of companies. Our scope of work is broad and diverse and includes contract and commercial law, commercial litigation, privacy law, intellectual property law, securities law, employment law, pensions, financing, mergers and acquisitions and competition law.

We partner with teams across the organization to advance our corporate priorities and ultimately deliver better outcomes and experiences for TELUS’ customers.

Our service delivery model is built by the best legal talent who are confident experts and see the details and the big picture.

Our team is ready for complex challenges because each of us are intrinsically passionate about our calling as strategic business partners who deliver a superior legal customer experience.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

As the Associate General Counsel - Real Estate, you will provide real estate leadership to senior executives and lead a small and high performance real estate legal team.

You will oversee legal support for our wireless and wireline real estate footprint, corporate real estate portfolio and real estate development strategy.

The overall portfolio is large with assets across Canada. With your leadership and close collaboration with senior leaders, you will ensure real estate strategies and transactions contribute to TELUS’ success and create a great real estate experience for our customers and team members.

Here’s how

  • Strengthening relationships with key stakeholders by pro-actively collaborating with client groups and cultivating a deep understanding of their business as a strategic business partner and advisor
  • Leading and executing real estate transactions
  • Providing thought leadership, strategic consultation and innovative solutions on real estate challenges and opportunities to influence and shape key business decisions
  • Mentoring and coaching legal team members to develop the next generation of legal talent
  • Striving continuously to advance legal and business practices by driving new approaches and process improvements
  • Qualifications

    You’re the missing piece of the puzzle

  • Respected for your legal skills, business acumen, initiative, creativity, learning-oriented mindset and collaborative style
  • Regarded as a strong people leader with a reputation for inspiring and developing legal talent to achieve career goals and creating a highly collaborative and engaged team culture
  • Skilled and confident at engaging and interacting with sophisticated stakeholders, internally and externally, including executives and landlords
  • Noted for your ability to effectively communicate legal advice to diverse range of stakeholders
  • Recognized for your record of successfully managing multiple, concurrent files and priorities and delivering on commitments
  • Called 7 or more years ago to the Bar
  • 5 or more years’ practicing commercial real estate law
  • Great-to-have

  • Knowledge of or working experience in telecommunications or technology industry
  • Who is TELUS? We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada.

  • Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses;
  • and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

    Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected.

    Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

    Do you share our passion? At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities. At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

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