OPTrust - Senior Legal Counsel, Investments - Toronto

  • 7 to 10 years experience
  • In-house
  • OPTrust
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

With net assets of almost $25 billion, OPTrust invests and manages one of Canada’s largest pension funds and administers the OPSEU Pension Plan (including OPTrust Select), a defined benefit plan with over 106,000 members. Everyone at OPTrust – with offices in London, Toronto, and Sydney – makes a meaningful impact and their strength resides in team members with different backgrounds and perspectives creating an inclusive and fulfilling place to work for everyone.

OPTrust is currently looking for an exceptional Transactional Lawyer to join their Legal Services team in its head office in Toronto – flexible, hybrid work structure in place. In this highly collaborative role, you will be working closely with the investment teams, across all jurisdictions, to provide pro-active solution-based legal and risk management advice in support of their global investment mandate, including private equity and infrastructure, real estate, private funds, capital markets and fixed income investments. In addition, you will work directly with internal Tax, Compliance, Investment Finance, Communications and other teams to provide legal, business and investment solutions; provide corporate governance and regulatory advice; and plan, supervise and execute on a variety of complex legal initiatives and innovative projects.

The ideal candidate will have 7-10 years of post-call experience in private equity, M&A, securities and/or corporate finance gained from a reputable law firm and/or in-house environment. Other business law related skills will be considered an asset. You should have a track record of working collaboratively with many different stakeholders and the ability to take initiative, multi-task and project manage.

This position offers a competitive compensation package, balance and flexibility, and a dedicated team culture. If you are a self-starter, quick to understand complex issues, and highly inquisitive, please apply in complete confidence to Whitney Borins or Adam Lepofsky (both Canadian qualified Lawyers) at RainMaker Group.

whitneyb@rainmakergroup.ca | adaml@rainmakergroup.ca

As this is an exclusive assignment with RainMaker Group, any resumes sent directly to OPTrust will be re-directed to RainMaker Group. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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