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Senior Legal Counsel

Reference #: SLC_-_08-24-22
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AUM Law is an established Canadian law firm focused on serving securities registrants by advising on a wide range of regulatory compliance. We support clients in this sector by providing legal advice and services ranging from start-up to initial registration and compliance systems, through to on-going advice on regulatory and business matters that arise in the course of a securities registrants’ life.

We have developed unique service offerings for our clients and focus on providing expert advice in a cost-effective, efficient and forward-looking manner.

We are looking for lawyers with a strong interest in advising our clients in the asset management industry on how to get started, get registered and meet their ongoing obligations as registrants, while growing their business. A service-oriented mindset is vital, as is an interest in helping our clients understand the regulatory landscape.

AUM Law is part of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and the BLG Beyond suite of alternative legal services.

We do business differently than the typical Bay Street firm. Many of our clients are entrepreneurs, and so are we. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, competitive compensation and opportunities for personal and professional growth. This is an opportunity to get in and experience and help shape the growth of an “alternative” legal service provider, as part of BLG Beyond and AUM Law.

We are looking for

  • A 5-10 year corporate/securities lawyer with an interest in securities law and experience with advising securities registrant clients on a wide range of legal and regulatory compliance matters, including initial registrations, ongoing registrant compliance obligations and regulatory audits.
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate significant experience in the investment industry and working knowledge of the relevant regulatory and compliance best practices, including the Securities Act (Ontario), NI 31-103 and NI 33-109.
  • Experience working with Canadian and international financial market participants, mutual fund companies, alternative asset managers and merchant banks would be considered an asset.
  • The ideal candidate will be a team player with strong analytical, personal, oral and written communication skills, with a service-oriented mind-set to helping our clients and an interest in working to enhance the growth of an alternative legal service provider.

How to Apply

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. AUM Law offers an exciting and challenging work environment, competitive compensation and opportunities for personal and professional growth. AUM Law is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise us if you require an accommodation.