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lii ONTARIO REPORTS MARCH 15, 2019
begin at Scotiabank.
Senior Legal Counsel, Securities (Toronto)
Our legal department is an integral part of our success. Our lawyers work
closely with various business groups, providing advice on a broad range
of issues. We are looking to hire a lawyer at the Senior Legal Counsel
in Toronto. You will provide valued solutions and sophisticated advice
on a broad range of securities and corporate law matters for the Bank.
You will have expert knowledge of securities and corporate law and be
willing to work on a wide variety of issues, sometimes with no precedent.
• Supporting the Bank’s Group Treasury function on securities law
issues and offerings in Canada, the US and internationally; support
Global Banking and Markets on structured note offerings and
investment banking matters.
• Working collaboratively within the Legal Department and with
multiple stakeholders including Compliance and Finance.
• Participating as Scotiabank’s legal representative on select external
and internal industry associations.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years of experience in
the securities and corporate law area gained from a major financial
institution or law firm. Any previous experience specific to the banking
industry will be of interest. The ability to give pragmatic advice,
review, negotiate and draft commercial and other agreements, lead
securities offerings, instruct outside counsel, multi-task and take on
new challenges will be essential to succeed in this role. The successful
candidate should be versatile, collaborative with strong analytical
skills, have excellent judgment and strong business acumen, problem
solving skills and the ability to work independently. Being qualified
to practice law in the US is an asset. This position will report to the VP,
Associate General Counsel.
This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic, forward-thinking, global
organization. You will have the opportunity to work independently in a
supportive environment. We offer a competitive compensation package,
interesting and challenging work, and a collegial team–oriented
For more information about this opportunity and to apply online,
please visit https://jobs.scotiabank.com and search for Job ID 54628
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