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Legal Counsel
Administration and General Counsel 
Ottawa, ON
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Reference Number: IRC50001


As Legal Counsel, you will use your legal acumen to deal with a variety of challenging issues and projects. Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, the Legal Counsel is responsible for providing legal services, advice, and support to various areas of NAV CANADA, and to ensure corporate compliance with established laws.


  • Manage and oversee a variety of corporate& commercial matters including Commercial transactions, Real Estate transactions, and Corporate Affairs.
  • Provide legal advice and support to internal clients regarding corporate & commercial matters
  • Respond to inquiries with respect to interpretation of legislation and regulations affecting NAV CANADA
  • Draft various documents including legal opinions, agreements and reports and conducts legal research Assist senior legal staff as required


  • Law degree and membership in good standing at the provincial bar
  • One (1) to three (3) years' experience in corporate and commercial law obtained from a law firm and/or corporate law department
  • Knowledge of the following areas of law would be a definite asset: real estate, commercial agreements, and litigation.
  • Ability to work independently while being an effective member in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple files in a dynamic environment with tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with all business divisions within NAV CANADA.
  • Excellent communication skills, strong drafting and negotiation skills.
  •  An ability to work in both official languages is required.

Please forward your resume by e-mail to jobs@navcanada.ca no later than August 22, 2014. Please refer to Reference Number IRC50001 in your subject line.

The successful candidate must meet the security requirement of the position and be legally able to work in Canada.

NAV CANADA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily and clearly on the subject line of their application if they are a woman,an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

NAV CANADA is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.