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Legal Counsel, Commercial – ATCO (WR: 675)

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Alberta, Calgary
Posted 2 months ago

We have partnered with ATCO Group to add a Legal Counsel, Commercial to ATCO’s growing legal team.

About ATCO

Founded in 1947 from humble beginnings at the kitchen table of a small family bungalow in Calgary, ATCO today is an organization of 6,400 employees with over $23 Billion in assets in over 100 countries. It is comprised of over 160 companies across a number of business lines, which include structures & logistics, utilities, energy infrastructure, retail energy, transportation and commercial real estate. ATCO is a company with purpose – they’re a group of extraordinary people, whose combined strengths can change the world. ATCO is making an impact across the many business areas it serves, whether through being part of the energy transition, its significant global presence, or as a utility in homes and communities across Western Canada. It’s an exciting time to join the ATCO family.

The Role

ATCO is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, and team-oriented lawyer to join its legal team at its head office in Calgary. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, this lawyer will engage in a broad array of commercial legal work across all of ATCO’s business units. The title of this role will be either Senior Legal Counsel or Legal Counsel, depending on the seniority of the successful candidate.

ATCO has an expansive global investment footprint, and is a leader in the energy transition that is underway in Canada and globally, with significant investments in solar, wind, hydro, hydrogen, and clean fuel projects.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on the projects that interest them most – they could be doing anything from helping to develop projects or acquire assets or businesses, locally or internationally, to advising on projects and operations across ATCO’s multiple business lines, to engaging in indigenous partnership work. There is no shortage of interesting commercial work available at ATCO. The successful candidate has the unique opportunity to join the legal team at the ground floor and grow with the organization in any number of areas, not limited to just the legal team.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for self-starting and business-oriented commercial lawyers with at least 6 years of post-call legal experience who are excited about the opportunity to make an impact at ATCO. The ideal candidate will be a team player and will possess senior-level commercial legal expertise, with strong reviewing, drafting and negotiating skills, and strong experience supporting a variety of commercial transactions. Candidates who bring construction law and EPC contract formation experience, as well as previous experience working for an electricity generation and/or transmission/distribution company will be preferred.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please reach out to Erin Dand, Client Partner at [email protected]

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