Investments Lawyer
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
32d ago


The Investments Counsel Canada is responsible for providing strategic and tactical legal advice to the management team of Mercer’s Canadian investment management business, advising on Canadian and cross-

border securities law matters. Among other duties, the Investments Counsel will advise on all matters relating to the day-

to-day operation of Mercer’s pooled funds as well as negotiate complex investment management agreements with institutional investor clients and subadvisers.

The role will report to Mercer’s Senior Investments Counsel North America.

With approximately $100 billion in assets under management across the US and Canada, Mercer’s Investments business is one of the largest manager-

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Advise management on fund structure and service offering design, governance, disclosures, regulatory obligations, cross-
  • border placement activities, and investment operations matters;
  • Draft and negotiate complex investment management agreements with institutional investor clients, including endowments, foundations, defined benefit and defined contribution plans, and wealth management intermediaries;
  • Advise management on critical legal, regulatory, and business risks related to the Canadian investment management business;
  • Contribute to and reinforce the MMC Legal, Compliance & Public Affairs Department’s Strategic Plan or initiatives that impact the LCPA organization;
  • Exhibit strong written and oral communications skills;
  • Demonstrate strong project management skills;
  • Promote an ethical culture where employees are encouraged to voice their concerns and opinions; and
  • Above all, exhibit sound judgment.
  • Qualifications

  • 5+ years at a law firm or an in-house corporate legal group, preferably both;
  • Deep knowledge of Canadian and provincial securities laws. Knowledge of Canadian tax and pension laws, as well as US securities laws a plus; and
  • Qualification and license to practice law as per local statutes, rules and regulations.
  • In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, MMC will provide a reasonable accommodation to employees and prospective employees to the point of undue hardship upon request and as required in respect of the individual’s particular restrictions and limitations.

    If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, feel free to contact Cynthia Gallegos at +1 416-

    349-4854 or via email :

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