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Job Title: Legal Advisor / Senior Legal Counsel ( ID: C5496 )
Career Category: Health Care, Health Law, Litigation, Not For Profit / NGO, Nursing
Posted Date: 2016-11-08
Location: Ottawa
Description:  
Our client, a Not-for-Profit organization that provides legal services for health care professionals, is looking to expand and add a Legal Advisor / Senior Legal Counsel to their team.

Reporting to the Director, you will be responsible for providing legal advice and assistance to the organization’s membership.

The role will include:

• Providing legal advice and support to members regarding issues arising in their professional practice.
• Reviewing and analyzing legal documents
• Providing advice and support to members involved in litigation and legal proceedings
• Developing and presenting education and workshops on professional obligations
• Writing articles for publication of various relevant health law topics
• Researching and providing legal opinions on corporate issues
• Representing the organization on external committees and working groups.
• Sr. Legal Counsel will have supervisory duties as well

Requirements:

You are the ideal candidate if you:

• Have an LL.B/ JD and membership in good standing of a Canadian Bar.
• 3+ years of relevant experience (8+ for Senior Legal Counsel)
• Experience in health law and civil litigation
• Have excellent oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills
• Experience as a health care professional is an asset
• Bilingualism is an asset

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a growing organization that provides a competitive compensation package, and a stimulating work environment send us your details.

We thank all applicants. Only those candidates with the required expertise will be contacted. Thank you.

        

 

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