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The Legal Services Branch of The Regional Municipality of York is seeking a Senior
Counsel to oversee its Planning and Development Law Group. The Senior Counsel
will provide legal advice and counsel to our Regional Council, Regional Chair, Chief
Administrative Officer, departments and committees. Responsibilities include
representing the Region’s interests in negotiations and disputes, preparing
agreements and bylaws, and providing advice on governance, legislation,
obligations and regulatory matters as well as representing the Region before
administrative tribunals, boards and hearings, and negotiating agreements with
external agencies and partners.
Our ideal candidate will have a LL.B. or J.D. degree, as well as a membership
in good standing with the LSUC and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in a
commercial or public sector environment. We require strong working knowledge
of relevant regulations, guidelines, procedures, standards and legislation,
including the Municipal Act, Planning Act and Development Charges Act as well
as a complete understanding of regional government structure. A demonstrated
interest in development and planning law and issues affecting local government
is essential for this position.
Please apply at www.york.ca/careers (Job Posting 21129) by Dec. 1, 2017.
We are looking for lawyers to support our Partners in the following areas of
law at our head ofce in London, Ontario.
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website at https://www.siskinds.com/about-us/careers/
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