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The House of Commons' Office of the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel is currently looking to staff a Legal Counsel position at the HLA-02A or HLA-01 group and levels on an indeterminate basis, and to establish pools of qualified candidates for the Legal Counsel positions at the HLA-01 and HLA-02A group and levels.
The House of Commons' Office of the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel provides a range of comprehensive and specialized legal services and advice to Members of Parliament, as well as to Senior Officials of the House of Commons. In addition, it also provides expert comprehensive legislative drafting services to Private Members (Members of the House of Commons not in Cabinet) and House committees.
About the Role:
As a member of the Legal Services team, you will provide comprehensive and expert legal advice and services to Members of Parliament and officials of the House of Commons in a professional, non-partisan, confidential and timely manner, on complex issues related to constitutional law, parliamentary law, administrative law, contracts and procurement, privacy law, and employment law among others.
The Ideal Person:
You enjoy working in a collaborative environment while maintaining effective relationships with your teammates, colleagues in other areas of the House Administration, Members of Parliament, their staff and external stakeholders. You are client focused, have excellent interpersonal skills and show initiative and good judgment. You also enjoy mentoring and coaching peers.
Everyone is Welcome!
The House of Commons is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive, diverse, respectful and barrier-free environment. We strive to make our organization a place where everyone feels they belong.
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Candidates will be evaluated against House of Commons Administration Competency Framework – Professional/Advisory.
The purpose of this recruitment and selection process is to staff the position of Legal Counsel at the HLA-02A or HLA-01 group and levels on an indeterminate basis and to create pools of potential candidates at the HLA-01 and HLA-02A group and levels that may be considered to staff future vacancies for Legal Counsel positions or for other similar and/or related positions on an indeterminate and/or determinate basis.