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Job Title: Legal Advisor ( ID: O5496 )
Career Category: Health Care, Health Law, Litigation, Not For Profit / NGO, Nursing
Posted Date: 2020-01-08
Location: Ottawa
Our client, a Not-for-Profit organization that provides legal services for health care professionals, is looking to expand further and add a new Legal Advisor 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.
• Managing the conduct of litigation and legal proceedings across Canada.
• Documenting legal services in accordance with applicable standards and policies.
• Developing and presenting educational materials, workshops and lectures on professional obligations and pertinent legal issues.
• Writing articles for publication on relevant health law topics.
• Researching and providing legal opinions on corporate issues.
• Representing the organization in external committees and working groups.


You are the ideal candidate if you:

• Have an LL.B/ JD degree and a membership in good standing with a Canadian Bar.
• A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
• 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 and a civil law degree are an asset.

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

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



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