Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (“HOOPP”) is one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans. It is dedicated to providing retirement security to more than 439,000 healthcare workers in Ontario and holds over $103 billion in net assets (as of December 31, 2022). HOOPP has been recognized as a leader in sustainable and responsible investing, winning environmental awards in the recent past as well as recently being named one of the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for the fourth year in a row. With offices in downtown Toronto, our client’s environment is fast-paced, friendly and diverse.
HOOPP continues to grow, both in size and complexity of its operations, and it is therefore seeking a Legal Counsel, Investment Regulation, to join its Investments Legal team. This individual will play an integral role providing legal advice on domestic and global regulatory issues impacting HOOPP’s public and private investments, including capital markets, private equity, real estate and infrastructure. This role will include monitoring relevant laws that affect HOOPP’s investments, creating and maintaining relevant policies and procedures and working collaboratively with other divisions to operationalize appropriate investment regulatory monitoring and reporting. Advising on regulatory strategies, this person will also be required to liaise with and provide regulatory advice to a broad range of stakeholders including senior investment managers and executive team members. Reporting directly to the Senior Legal Counsel, Investments, this position offers the possibilities of a hybrid work arrangement.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7 years of securities or investment-focused regulatory law experience gained from a major law firm, government entity, pension plan or corporation/financial institution including at least 3 years of private practice experience. An understanding of investing in private and public markets and banking regulations will be helpful to succeed in this role as will experience with regulatory management systems. You will be team-oriented, self-motivated and client-focused with strong business acumen. As well, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, lead work projects and creatively problem-solve will also be required for this role.
This position will provide an excellent opportunity to continue to develop both one’s legal and business skills as the organization continues to evolve. The legal division enjoys a supportive, team-focused environment within a framework that is dynamic and exciting. To ensure its success, HOOPP is committed to hiring exceptional people who will contribute their energy and talents towards achieving its goals. HOOPP offers its employees membership in its world class defined benefit pension plan and fulsome extended benefits. HOOPP also believes that equity, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to its success. For further information, please send your material to Lorene Nagata at NagataConnex Executive Legal Search.
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