Legal Counsel

Ministry of Attorney General
Posting Date:
May 18, 2023
Ministry of Attorney General
Area of Law:
Position Type:
Jun 07, 2023


Ministry of Attorney General
Vancouver (Hybrid)

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work from home a few days a week subject to an approved Telework Agreement.

Legal Counsel
LG CNSL 2 :$132,933.85 - $172,397.83 annually
LG CNSL 3: $177,522.56 - $203,858.14 annually

The BC Public Service and its hiring managers are committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens per the Public Service Act. We welcome and encourage applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who may contribute to diversity in the BC Public Service.

Currently, the Vancouver Group of the Legal Services Branch is looking to add one full-time, permanent Legal Counsel (LC 2/3) to the team of solicitors who provide a broad range of legal services to the Liquor Distribution Branch (“LDB”) on a multitude of issues related to and arising from the business of the distribution and retail of liquor and non-medical cannabis in the province.  The successful candidate will be required to provide technical and strategic legal advice to the LDB on corporate and commercial matters, matters of policy and regulation, and should expect to be required to undertake a significant amount of drafting and contractual interpretation. The position will be based in the downtown Vancouver offices of the Legal Services Branch.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Must be a member in good standing or immediate eligibility for membership in the Law Society of British Columbia.
  • Level (LC 2/3) dependent on years of call with a minimum of six or more years of call to the bar in a Canadian jurisdiction.
  • Recent experience negotiating, drafting, and interpreting contracts and agreements.
  • A broad range of corporate-commercial legal experience 

For more information and to apply online by June 7, 2023, please visit our website.


Contact Name Ministry of Attorney General

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