Vice President, Legal

Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. is an employee-owned firm headquartered in Vancouver with offices in Calgary and Toronto. Formed in 1982, Leith Wheeler has demonstrated expertise in long term, value investing, yielding exceptional results for our clients over the past 40 years, regardless of economic factors. The firm is 100% privately owned and manages over $23 billion in assets on behalf of pension, foundation, corporate, Aboriginal, and individual clients across Canada.

Job Description:

Due to continued growth, we are seeking to add an experienced lawyer to join our team as Vice President, Legal. This position will play an integral role in advising the leadership team on both legal and strategic issues, with a view towards practical, business-oriented solutions. Providing legal support for Leith Wheeler’s investment management and corporate business activities, the successful candidate will also be responsible for advising on regulatory, fiduciary, risk and other issues related to portfolio management and trading activities.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving company with a team-based approach, committed to delivering excellence, and building genuine relationships while minimizing risk and maximizing return opportunities.

Job Qualifications:

Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, the successful candidate will have seven to ten years of top tier corporate commercial experience, ideally with a focus on regulatory and compliance related matters. As the preferred candidate, you are familiar with the Canadian finance and regulatory environment, and will be an assertive, detail-oriented, problem solver.

For more information or to apply for the position, please contact Trevin Sewell at or Warren Smith at