Pure Elements Environmental has created several exciting positions through a pilot program for the following:
Students-at-Law (recent graduates) will perform the following tasks:
- Research Federal, Provincial and Territorial Acts, Regulations and Statutes
- Research applicable case law
- Research aspects of naming correct Parties to a given Action
- Participate in drafting documents
Candidates will have access to Westlaw and Practical Law provided by Pure Elements’ Corporate account.
Areas of law touched on will include the following:
- Corporate Law
- Contract Law
- Copyright Law
- Environmental Law
- Human Rights Law
- Employment Law
- Indigenous Law
- Criminal Law
These exciting positions will provide invaluable real-life experience on real cases and possibly assist students in determining the areas of Law that interest them and help them to decide on their future career direction. After a start-up introductory session, a portion of the work can be conducted remotely, with team meetings via Zoom.
Successful applicants will be required to sign a policy to ensure they understand the Law Society requirements preventing them from providing legal advice
The positions will require 120 hours of work per month, 30 hours per week. These are not article positions, but may have the potential to become article positions in the future if Supervising Lawyers can be secured.
To apply please visit: https://www.eco.ca/employment-programs/youth-placement/natural-resources/
To take the Eligibility Assessment (scroll to Youth Employment Candidates)
Eligible candidates, send your application, resume and cover letter containing answers to the following questions to the email address provided.
Question 1) Why are you passionate about environmental law?
Question 2) Which other areas of practice interest you and why?
Question 3) Why did you go to law school?
Contract length: 6 months
Application deadline: 2020-09-26
Expected start date: 2020-09-30