Energy Lawyer

Can you picture yourself living and working in one of Atlantic Canada’s historic cities with modern conveniences, perfect for a growing family or busy professionals, and where you have access to interesting and sophisticated matters? McInnes Cooper is growing, and we are currently seeking an experienced Energy Lawyer to join our team in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The Energy practice group provides comprehensive legal services in all areas of energy law, with an opportunity to be involved in the permitting, development and financing of interesting and challenging energy and infrastructure projects, including in the renewable energy, offshore wind, electricity transmission, natural gas and hydrogen sectors for national and international clients.

At McInnes Cooper, the ideal candidate is exceptionally client focused and an effective communicator. They would have an entrepreneurial approach, with strong analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills, and must possess a strong drive to succeed. Experience in energy or infrastructure projects, commercial, financing, construction or procurement is preferred, and experience in energy regulatory would be considered an asset.

McInnes Cooper believes work experience is correlated with rewarding life experiences. McInnes Cooper provides rewarding experiences focused on personal and professional development through inclusive and positive interactions with colleagues, mentorship from experienced legal and business professionals, exposure to a variety of interesting clients, and opportunities to engage with our communities through unique volunteerism and pro bono work.

McInnes Cooper recognizes the integration of work and life and offers a number of benefits and perks to support their employees, such as flexible work arrangements, professional development and conference opportunities, industry leading group benefits program, wellness financial support, interest-free student loan program and much more.

McInnes Cooper is committed to building an environment that is diverse and inclusive, representative of the communities in which we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through our on-line application process.

As part of the recruitment process, MC will provide accommodation(s) to candidates with disabilities. If you require an accommodation(s) to participate in the recruitment process with us, please contact Melissa Evans at [email protected]

If you would like to have a confidential conversation about this role, please contact Melissa Evans ([email protected]).

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 01/31/2023