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Associate General Counsel and Vice President, Legal (WR: 476)

Posted 5 years ago

Calling all entrepreneurial lawyers! We have partnered with an Alberta-based early stage petrochemical company looking to hire an Associate General Counsel and VP, Legal.


The successful candidate will be a pragmatic business lawyer, with at least 7-10 years of post-call commercial experience (although more would be ideal). He or she will have in-house experience and will work closely with the business in a fast-paced and highly entrepreneurial environment. This person will be a commercially-oriented, “jack of all trades” lawyer, and comfortable with ambiguity and many moving parts. The successful candidate will:


  • draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements with a multitude of counterparties, including equipment supply agreements, land lease and access agreements, EPC contracts, engineering and licensing agreements, impact benefit agreements, natural gas transportation and supply, rail transportation arrangements and product offtake contracts
  • assist the VP Regulatory with review of all regulatory requirements, including applications for approvals
  • Assist Human Resources with review of employment matters and the development/implementation of various corporate policies and procedures
  • Work with external counsel to coordinate timely completion of various contracts and other legal tasks
  • Work closely with the Chief Legal Officer to support the legal needs of the business


Our client is at an exciting stage of its lifecycle. This is a fantastic opportunity for a senior lawyer who is energetic, entrepreneurial, and looking to be engrained in a fast-paced commercial operation. If this is you, please reach out to Erin Dand at [email protected] or 403-407-1966 for more information.

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