Legal Counsel, Asset Management

Posted on:
October 17, 2023

Reporting to the AVP & Senior Counsel, you will be a key member of the legal team providing

support to our Canadian wealth and asset management businesses by providing advice on

strategic and tactical business issues related to securities law and investment fund

manufacturing and distribution. 

You will work closely with legal professionals and business leaders on a range of securities and

general corporate/commercial matters, including the preparation of investment fund

prospectuses and other continuous disclosure filings, as well as advising on policy and

regulatory matters, product development, and other areas relevant to the businesses.  Your

work will be wide-ranging and will provide the opportunity to develop expertise in dynamic

practice areas. 


 Work with business and functional partners to provide practical, risk-based legal advice

on a range of matters impacting our wealth and asset management businesses

 Draft disclosure documents for the initial and continued offering of investment funds

 Draft and negotiate material contracts and exemptive relief applications

 Support product development and reorganizations

 Support institutional investment management activities

 Negotiate contracts

 Research and advise on legal issues of substantial complexity and advise on regulatory

requirements and developments

 Advise on individual and firm registrant regulation matters

 Develop legal structures for new and innovative investment products and services

 Review marketing materials

 Qualifications and Competencies:

 Law Degree, Member in good standing of a provincial Bar

 Minimum of 3 years of relevant legal work experience

 Knowledge and experience with National Instrument 31-103 81-101 through 81-107,

investment funds and other pooled funds, institutional investing, and general securities /

corporate law

 Independent Review Committee experience is an asset

 Self-motivated with the ability to work well independently and as part of a team

 Strong written and verbal communication skills

 Demonstrated superior skill in drafting agreements or public disclosure documents

 Ability to proactively bring projects to completion

 Strong attention to detail

 Proven analytical and problem-solving skills with experience simplifying and resolving

complex problems

 Superior organizational and time management skills with ability to handle multiple


 Investment knowledge and completion of CSC or CIF course an asset

 Experience relating to portfolio managers / private wealth an asset

Location: Toronto/London/Winnipeg


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