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Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Legal Services Division, Legal Services Branch, Municipal Affairs and Housing
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    ALOC - Crown Counsel
Salary:    Salary Commensurate With Legal Experience
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    56945

What can I expect to do in this role?

Duties will include: working as a team member of the Planning Law Section in a fast-paced environment as lead counsel for the Crown before the Ontario Municipal Board in a wide variety of complex hearings; managing various legal proceedings including applications for judicial review; providing risk-based legal advice on planning law; supporting policy and program development; briefing senior ministry staff, drafting legislation, regulations, opinions, Minister's Orders and agreements; and leading training & education initiatives.

How do I qualify?

Law Society of Upper Canada Membership

Knowledge and Skills
Aptitude/desire to represent the Crown; extensive experience appearing before the Ontario Municipal Board in multi-party hearings involving complex land use planning, environmental and other scientific evidence; in-depth knowledge of the Planning Act and all related planning legislation; proven advocacy skills; legal drafting experience; demonstrated ability to handle a high-volume practice and work productively and independently in a high pressure team environment; flexibility; excellent judgment and organizational, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills; strong client service orientation; computer literacy; willingness and ability to travel.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 777 Bay Street, 16th Floor, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Law Officers of the Crown
Schedule:   6
Category:   Legal Services
Posted on:   Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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