Legal Counsel

TC Energy
Posted Jan 26
Full Time
Houston, Texas
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Determined. Imaginative. Curious. If these are some of the ways you describe yourself — we want to learn more about you! At TC Energy, we are Energy Problem Solvers — passionate about transitioning North America to cleaner energy while meeting the energy demands of today and tomorrow. If that sounds like a challenge you want to help tackle, we want you to join our team!

Posting Close Date: February 9, 2024

The Opportunity

Reporting to Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate, Securities and Finance Law, this position offers a junior lawyer an opportunity to do high caliber legal work as a member of a collegial, collaborative in-house team.

The role will involve working closely with the other lawyers and the legal support team in the department as well as the client groups in the provision of legal services to TC Energy, its subsidiaries and affiliates on corporate law and governance matters, corporate finance activities, including prospectus offerings and banking arrangements, and continuous disclosure documents.

What You'll Do

Where appropriate, the incumbent will work independently and as part of a team to fulfill the specific responsibilities which may include the following:

  • Provide legal support and representation on corporate matters, including drafting documents for incorporations, dissolutions, internal restructurings and reorganizations
  • Act as corporate secretary for subsidiary and joint venture meetings, including overseeing organization of meetings, review of materials, drafting of resolutions and preparation of minutes during meetings
  • Provide ongoing legal support for subsidiaries and joint ventures with respect to corporate matters, including interpretation of required approvals under agreements, and preparation of resolutions
  • Draft or review intercompany credit facilities and loan agreements
  • Participate as a member of the US Pipelines Law emergency response program
  • Assist in the development, execution and interpretation of corporate policies
  • Assist Senior Legal Counsel as needed
  • Draft legal memoranda relating to corporate and securities law issues; and
  • Oversight of paralegals’ work.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school
  • Four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • At least two years directly relevant experience, preferably at a large law firm, major financial institution or public company
  • Licensed to practice and admitted to one or more state bars
  • Knowledge of legal research and analysis techniques, and application of federal, state and local governmental laws and regulations
  • Proven ability to manage multiple competing priorities within tight timeframes
  • Flexible and able to work individually and as part of a team in a dynamic, constantly changing environment
  • Detail oriented with strong legal drafting skills
  • Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Solid judgment and demonstrated analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tax law experience or corporate experience with international tax structures
  • Excellent writing, legal research, analytical and communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently or as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

To remain competitive, support our high-performance culture and allow for more flexibility in the way we work, we offer a hybrid work model and flexible dress code for our eligible office-based workforce in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.

About Our Business

TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.

_TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer.

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Thank you for choosing TC Energy in your career search.

  • Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.
  • Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.
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