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COUNSEL
Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Legal Services Division, Crown Law Office – Civil
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    ALOC - Crown Counsel
Salary:    Salary Commensurate With Legal Experience
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    63563
 

The Ministry of the Attorney General, Crown Law Office – Civil, requires one (1) counsel for its Litigation Group.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Duties Will Include: Represent the Crown, the Ministry of the Attorney General, other Ministries, agencies, boards and tribunals in various legal proceedings, including expropriation proceedings, actions, applications, appeals and applications for judicial review before tribunals, boards and in various levels of court. Acting as counsel as part of a team on high profile complex corporate commercial and real estate litigation proceedings.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
Membership in the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Knowledge & Skills
Experience in expropriations, corporate/commercial litigation and advocacy. Knowledge of rules of evidence, mediation and ADR, the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act, the Expropriations Act, other corporate, commercial and real estate legislation. Experience in complex corporate/commercial and real estate litigation cases. An ability to conduct research, handle own files and assist senior counsel with complex files; proven ability to work effectively in a team environment. Experience and ability to work to strict deadlines in high volume environment; excellent judgment, analytical, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 720 Bay Street, 8th Floor, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Law Officers of the Crown
Schedule:   6
Category:   Legal Services
Posted on:   Friday, March 7, 2014
 
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