Legal Counsel I-V (Litigation)

Do you have a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) or Juris Doctor (J.D) and keen for a new adventure? Look no further – this is just the opportunity for you!

The Legal Division of the Government of the Northwest Territories is looking for Legal Counsel members located in the charming, picturesque city of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The aurora borealis and midnight sun are just an application away!

Your Duties?

Conduct Litigation on behalf of the Government of the Northwest Territories, and provide expert legal advice in areas such as:

– Administrative Law
– Labour and Employment
– Human Rights
– General Civil Litigation
– Information and Privacy Law

More detailed information provided at the link.

Competitive Salary

The salary ranges for these positions is from $53.80 per hour to $88.08 per hour (approximately $104,910 – $171,756) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.

Why the GNWT?

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) offers a competitive salary, a robust relocation package, an annual northern living allowance, a generous defined benefit pension plan, annual leave including the option for deferred leave, and health/dental benefits! Learn more, here:

Life Up Here – You Can’t Beat It!

Yellowknife is the NWT’s capitol city; with it’s small town charm and community shared adventurous spirit, it has all of your necessities covered AND some! Learn why people end up becoming ‘Lifers and fall in love with life in the ‘Knife!

Experience life in Canada’s true North – Apply today!

Job Opening ID # 23105

Closing Date: January 3, 2023

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 01/03/2023