Counsel
RBC
Toronto, ON
What is the opportunity?

As Counsel in the Public Company Group at RBC you will have the exciting opportunity to provide legal advice and support to Corporate Treasury, Compliance, Finance and other Enterprise Functions and Businesses on a broad range of securities and corporate law matters including, enterprise capital and funding transactions, insider reporting, quarterly and annual financial reporting, continuous disclosure issues, aggregation and other matters involving legal risk.

What will you do?

Support the Enterprise and Corporate Treasury on funding and capital raising transactions, including preferred share, subordinated debt, senior debt, covered bonds and securitization transactions and the bank’s normal course issuer bid.
Execute transactions and maintain shelf prospectuses and related materials and disclosures in relation to the Canadian preferred share and subordinated debt program, Canadian covered bond program, U.S. medium term note program, global covered bond program, European medium term note program, Japanese Samurai and Uridashi senior debt programs and Golden Credit Card Trust and Real Estate Investment Trust securitization program.
Provide securities and corporate law advice to the Enterprise on a variety of other matters including in relation to insider reporting obligations, aggregation issues, the Enterprise Dividend Reinvestment Program, stock exchange listing and governance requirements, internal and external presentations and other related matters.

What do you need to succeed?

Must-have

Minimum of 2 years of securities and corporate law experience.
Demonstrated ability to triage and assess situations and determine the appropriate escalation actions. Required: LLB in good standing, called to the Bar of a Canadian province, membership in applicable law society or bar association.
Experience providing support and coordinating legal files with the ability to manage contentious issues.
Strong written, oral communication and presentation skills.
Ability to persuade and influence senior executives and business partners.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively, including exercise good practical judgment.

Nice-to-have

1 year of in-house counsel experience

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation
Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
Opportunities to do challenging work
Flexible work/life balance options