In-House Legal Counsel Job in Calgary, Canada

June 6, 2019

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Our client is an established and highly regarded academic institution that is consistently recognized as a leading Canadian employer.


Job Description – In-House Legal Counsel


Our client has an immediate opening for a talented In-House Legal Counsel to join its team in Calgary. The successful candidate will a member of a busy team dedicated to providing efficient, effective and fair service to students. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented lawyer to join a thriving and prestigious academic institution offering meaningful work, competitive salary and benefits, and work-life balance.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Advise on and work closely with staff to manage issues relating to student misconduct, academic appeals, and institutional governance.
  • Advise on legal issues and processes, including coordinating and managing the external advisors when needed.


Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • LL.B. or J.D. degree (or equivalent).
  • Good standing with a Canadian Law Society.
  • 7+ years of regulatory law or litigation experience, with a focus on administrative law.
  • Excellent communication, listening, and mediation skills.
  • Independence of judgment.
  • Ability to evaluate complex issues and maintain confidentiality.
  • Prior experience advising an administrative decision-making body or academic institution would be considered an asset.


For more information or to apply for this position, contact:

Sameera Sereda, Managing Partner


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