Technical Safety BC

Senior Legal Counsel (BB-01474)

Found in: Neuvoo CA

Description:

Principal Accountabilities

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  • Provides advice on a variety of confidential legal matters with an emphasis on regulatory and administrative matters relating to the enforcement under the Safety Standards Act and on labour relations and employment matters.
  • Works with senior management and client departments to identify and resolve legal and business issues.
  • Advises on the impact of new legislation, and judicial and Safety Standards Appeal Board decisions, and is proactive in identifying potential legal issues.
  • Conducts appeals under the Safety Standards Act and other proceedings as required, or retains and instructs external counsel as authorized by the Director, Legal Services.
  • Provides advice in connection with enforcement activity to ensure the right cases are selected for follow-up, the correct steps are taken to initiate action and the prescribed procedures are followed.
  • Prepares and advises on various legal documents, contracts, collective agreement provisions and collective bargaining proposals.
  • Provides support and advice on freedom of information and protection of privacy matters.
  • May supervise Legal & Privacy Assistant to ensure quality service is provided to external and internal clients.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience :

  • Law Degree supplemented by 7-10 years recent experience. Administrative law, contracts and freedom of information experience are significant assets.
  • Current member in good standing of the Law Society of BC.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the law in a range of practice areas relevant to the position.
  • Ability to analyze, research, evaluate and interpret legal issues.
  • Ability to provide legal opinions and advice in an efficient manner.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
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