Legal Aid Nunavut seeks criminal lawyers

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Are you looking to make a change, undaunted by snow, wind or cold? Excited by challenging cases, unique cultural influences, innovative and motivated colleagues? Then we want to talk to you.

The Legal Services Board of Nunavut (Nunavut Legal Aid) is hiring lawyers with a minimum of 3-5 years criminal law experience, preferably in a legal aid setting. Positions are based in regional clinics in Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet and Cambridge Bay.

We are looking for experienced lawyers ready to use their skills in new ways and to contribute to a growing justice system. The work is pioneering, the impact is profound – and not just for our clients.

NLSB offers a generous salary based upon year of call ($90,000 to $130,000), plus generous benefits including Northern Living Allowance, vacation travel assistance, housing subsidy, RRSP matching program, extended health and dental coverage, and one fully paid attendance at a conference each year.

Do you have an interest in a cross cultural setting, a sense of adventure, and a willingness to acknowledge that there is much in this world of ours to be learned?

Canada’s newest Territory was founded on principles of service to the community, consensus-based decision making and a profound respect for the land. The societal values espoused in Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (Inuit traditional knowledge) inform all aspects of life in Nunavut, making the practice of law in Nunavut truly unique.

Closing date: November 7, 2014

Please submit your resume in confidence to:
 
Teena R. Hartman, CEO
Legal Services Board of Nunavut
c/o Iman Amin, Law Clerk
or by fax 867-645-2217
 
Expiry Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014