Senior Legal Counsel

Website Toronto District School Board

Job Description:

Reporting to the Executive Officer, Legal Services, you will be responsible for providing strategic legal advice and represent the Board in legal proceedings.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as a resource for other legal counsel on areas of expertise
  • Provide leadership and contribute to department goals and initiatives to efficiently and effectively deliver legal services
  • Prepare and review Board and committee reports
  • Provide legal advice at Board meetings and committees
  • Negotiate with external groups, lawyers, government bodies and others
  • Act as Legal Services representative in multi-department project teams or working groups
  • Develop legal resources and deliver training and professional development sessions;

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Laws (or Juris Doctor)
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ successful related experience
  • Membership in good standing in the Law Society of Ontario
  • Ability to work independently while being an effective member of a team
  • Firm understanding of tribunal and court rules of procedure

Job Details:

Company: Toronto District School Board

Job Category: Education 

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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