Senior Law Clerk

Toronto (ON) Both (on-site & remote)
Opportunity Number: 2068144
LegalAdministration & Clerical
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenCriminal Check at time of placement
Start PeriodDate Posted
Two weeks +Friday, December 17, 2021
Job Description

Our client is looking for a Senior Law Clerk to join their Legal Services Division.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide both administrative and clerical support services to Counsel
  • Provide detailed and technical information to the public and licensees/registrants concerning status of matters
  • Review files at each stage of the process for Letters of Incident (LOI), Notices of Proposal (NOP) or other processes to ensure that the files are complete and accurate in accordance with the Division Manual and request additional materials as required
  • Prepare documentation for hearings, appeals and judicial review applications consistent with rules of practice or procedure
  • Apply legislation to extract information from reports and applications and draft the initial copy of relevant documentation
  • Maintain files in an orderly manner consistent with Division practices
  • Monitor the status of files and prepare monthly statistics and a monthly report tracking the files, including numbers and status
  • Maintain a current list of all files closed to date

Qualifications and Experience
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a Law Clerk, preferably in a regulatory environment
  • Completion of a post-secondary Law Clerk program, or ILCO Certification
  • Superior writing skills including the ability to compile information from files in order to draft documentation
  • Research and investigative abilities required to find relevant cases and supporting records
  • The ability to work within strict time constraints while maintaining a high volume of work
  • The ability to meet constant deadlines by working both independently and as a team player
  • Detail orientation with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • The ability to grasp legal terminology and phraseology in order to prepare legal documents with minimal supervision
  • The ability to apply various pieces of legislation (i.e. Liquor Licence Act, Gaming Control Act, Horse Racing Licence Act, Cannabis Licence Act, Highway Traffic Act and Criminal Code.)
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills with an ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders (i.e. AGCO staff, police, court office employees and the public)
  • Advanced computer skills using various MS Office Suite Programs, and experience using Quick Law and Canlii
  • Valid G driver’s licence with an acceptable driving record

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: Bachelor's Degree

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We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2068144

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