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Lakehead University is seeking an employment lawyer with a minimum of 6 years at the bar,
to join our student legal clinic (SLASS). Review Counsel is responsible for the supervision of
law students in the provision of legal services to low income persons residing in the city and
district of Thunder Bay. Applications are due by October 16, 2018. For full details please
visit Competition# SCHII-18-23 at:
Review Counsel/Lawyer (Employment Law)
Lakehead University Community Legal Services
COUNSEL – INVESTMENT FUNDS
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing insurance,
wealth, and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate clients. With its global
headquarters in Toronto, SLF is a public company trading on the TSX and NYSE. As of December
31, 2017, SLF had total assets under management of $975 billion.
Sun Life is looking for a lawyer with strong business acumen and client focus to support its
growing retail mutual fund business, Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. SLGI forms part
of Sun Life’s Individual Insurance and Wealth business unit in Canada and is recognized as one
of Canada’s fastest growing investment management firms.
SLGI offers 72 retail mutual funds, with over $20 billion in client assets under management. SLGI
also sub-advises several dozen investment mandates on Sun Life’s Group Retirement Services
business platform, which is the largest Defined Contribution pension plan business in Canada.
The successful candidate will be highly motivated and will provide strategic and proactive legal
advice to SLGI’s product and asset management teams, and senior management. He/she will
be called to the Bar of Ontario, have strong knowledge of securities law and practice, and at least
4-6 years of experience with mutual funds and retail asset management as an associate at a law
firm or in-house within the asset management industry. Experience with exchange traded funds
would also be an asset.
Collaboration and professional excellence are hallmarks of our culture, and particular importance
will be placed on developing and enhancing strong relationships with internal partners,
investment sub-advisors, and external counsel. The ability to manage competing priorities and
to solve problems with confidence will allow the successful candidate to thrive in our fast-paced
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life Financial.
A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the
communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from
qualified individuals from all backgrounds. Persons with disabilities who need accommodation
in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format, may e-mail a
request to email@example.com.
We thank all applicants for showing an interest. Only those selected for an interview will be
Please apply by using the following link by October 31, 2018. (ID:JR00010368)