• Full Time
  • Toronto

Website TD Bank

Please visit the following link for full details: https://jobs.td.com/en-CA/jobs/12896375/counsel-ii-toronto-ca/

Job Description
The Counsel, M&A will join a dynamic and collegial team of professionals and be involved in a wide range of activities working to advance TD’s shared commitments. The general accountabilities of this role include but are not limited to the following:

• Provide oversight, legal advice and support to TD senior management in M&A
• Identify key legal risks and appropriate ways to mitigate them, ensuring awareness among relevant stakeholders and other members of the TD Legal Department
• Oversight of outside counsel performing work in areas of responsibility
• Manage external legal costs prudently through optimal use of internal and external resources
• Proactive identification, management and escalation of legal risk for the Bank’s M&A programs in Canada, the United States and globally
Proactive legal guidance in all matters related to public company requirements, corporate governance and disclosure
• Provide strategic and tactical direction and advice to TD executives as well as within the Legal Department
• Anticipate emerging issues and translate business and organizational challenges into sustainable deployment strategies
• Negotiate and influence, internally and externally, with latitude on outcomes
Requirements
• Law degree from an accredited law school and qualified to practice law in Ontario  5+ years as a corporate transactional/M&A lawyer with a major law firm or in-house
•  Highly effective communicator who engages colleagues, business partners, external stakeholders, and employees
• Skillful communication (written and verbal), negotiation and partnership skills to balance stakeholder input but remain objective to reach the right outcome – ability to stay resilient under pressure
• Demonstrated relationship building skills, with a superior ability to make things happen through positive influence
• Robust organizational skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines and priorities
• Excellent analytical skills in assessing risk, issues and challenging the status quo.

If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to contact Addie Buhr, Senior Legal Counsel, M&A at addie.buhr@td.com

To apply for this job please visit jobs.td.com.