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Associate, Legal, Commodities and Global Markets

Calgary, Toronto

Join Macquarie’s Commodities and Global Market’s Legal team as a lawyer with corporate/securities experience to support our business in Canada.

The role offers the successful applicant the opportunity to experience a diverse and broad range of legal and regulatory projects, initiatives, and transactions as part of a small legal team. In this role, you will provide dedicated legal support for our Commodities and Global Markets Group with a focus on M&A and investment transactions, securities and derivatives regulation, futures, and lending transactions.

This role will give you the unique opportunity to gain a deep knowledge of various revenue generating business groups within financial services.  They will rely on your foundational knowledge of corporate/securities law, contract law and document management. 

To be successful in this role, you will have 2+ years of relevant experience as a practicing lawyer in Canada. Familiarity in any one or more of M&A transactions, joint ventures, corporate financings, derivatives, futures lending transactions and associated regulations will be helpful.  Strong communication skills and attention to detail will aid in your success.  

Your day-to-day responsibilities include: 

  • Working closely with transaction teams executing M&A, principal investment and lending transactions
  • Preparing and reviewing documentation
  • Leading negotiations with clients
  • Managing and liaising with external counsel
  • Preparing and updating documentation templates
  • Researching local regulations and partaking in regulatory change projects
  • Advising deal team and other internal stakeholders, including credit risk and compliance
  • Assisting with litigation and regulatory inquiries

If you would like to explore an exciting legal career within our Global Commodities and Capital Market’s business at Macquarie, then please apply now.   

About Legal and Governance

The Legal and Governance Group along with all our lawyers embedded in the business and support units (together known as Group Legal) provide the full range of legal and corporate governance services and strategic advice, risk assessment on corporate transactions, treasury and funding, insurance, regulatory enquiries and litigation.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

Accommodation is available to all applicants to Macquarie, including during recruitment, selection and assessment processes. Please notify the recruiter listed on this posting if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process or require any forms/information in accessible formats. Access to Macquarie’s Accessibility policies are available at and can be made available in accessible formats upon request.

For us, inclusion means creating a workplace environment where people feel they can be themselves, regardless of their colour, race, sex, gender identity or expression age, ethnicity or cultural affiliation, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, family status or any other protected ground under applicable human rights legislation.



About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: 962023
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Calgary, Toronto
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Capital Markets, Commodities, Compliance, Legal & Regulatory, Derivatives, Equities, Other
Group: Commodities and Global Markets
Division: Central
Recruiter: Ellen Fahey
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