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Website Constitutional Law Branch, Civil Law Division, Ministry of the Attorney General, Ontario

Job ID 160158 – Counsel – Constitutional Law Branch

The Constitutional Law Branch of the Ministry of the Attorney General, Civil Law Division, seeks two experienced, highly skilled lawyers to join a team of specialized counsel providing litigation and legal advisory services to the Government of Ontario on behalf of the Attorney General in respect of constitutional issues arising under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the federal division of powers and other matters arising under the Constitution Act, 1867, and matters arising under the Human Rights Code.

This is an opportunity to work on cutting edge constitutional law issues in a medium-sized legal branch with a dynamic, high-output work environment and a collegial office culture.

The Ministry of the Attorney General’s Civil Law Division is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the public we serve. We strive to foster a respectful, inclusive and supportive workplace.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Responsibilities include:

·         Providing strategic legal advice on constitutional and human rights issues

·         Conducting complex constitutional litigation before all levels of court and tribunal

Full details of the posting can be found at https://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/

or

https://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Preview.aspx?Language=English&JobID=160158

and

http://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/about/maglawyers/

by referencing Job ID 160158.

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 12, 2021 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

To apply for this job please visit www.gojobs.gov.on.ca.