Posted January 19, 2018 1 year 9 months ago

Senior Regulatory Legal Counsel - Telecom Policy & Regulatory Affairs - LEG00338-17

Be at the exciting intersection of law, public policy and economics.

Join our team

Our Telecom Policy and Regulatory Affairs group is responsible for telecom submissions to the CRTC and other public bodies, as well as regulatory litigation and applications for judicial review.  We are an interdisciplinary team of advocates, featuring lawyers, engineers, accountants, and other professionals.  Together, we apply administrative law, telecommunications law, and public policy principles to advance TELUS' interests within the Canadian telecommunications industry.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

As a highly capable advocate, you will be responsible for leading TELUS’ legal and policy submissions on telecommunications matters before the CRTC, the courts, and other government bodies.  You will collaborate with team members across Canada to advance our interests before these bodies.  Combine your passion for the telecommunications industry and technologies, understanding of business models, legal and regulatory framework, including the competitive dynamics of our wireline and wireless products and services, to make strategic decision that will shape the future of our success.

Here's how

By:

  • drafting TELUS’ submissions for public proceedings conducted before administrative tribunals such as the CRTC, as well as government bodies such as Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
  • working internally and with external counsel on regulatory litigation and applications for judicial review of administrative decisions
  • delivering timely analysis of regulatory rules and decisions and assessing proposed regulatory strategies
  • meeting with senior regulatory and government officials to discuss TELUS’ positions on major public policy issues
  • advising business units on new regulatory rules established by government bodies and supporting compliance activities
  • embracing a culture that advances our strategic imperatives and corporate priorities, including our Customers First strategy

You're the missing piece of the puzzle

With:

  • a license to practice law in a Canadian jurisdiction
  • significant experience with regulatory law and/or administrative law
  • excellent written advocacy and oral communications skills
  • basic knowledge of economics and public policy processes
  • a demonstrated ability to manage complex files involving cross-functional teams, prioritize and deal with multiple assignments, and exercise judgment, often under significant time pressures
  • a demonstrated ability to balance business requirements against regulatory risks, and to formulate solutions to advance the needs of business units

Great-to-haves

Experience with telecommunications law would be an asset.

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