Human Rights Legal Support Centre

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The HRLSC provides free legal assistance to individuals throughout Ontario who have experienced discrimination contrary to Ontario’s Human Rights Code. The Centre is seeking applications for a bilingual Legal Counsel to provide legal services and representation to HRLSC clients at mediations and hearings before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO).  Qualifications include human rights expertise and the ability to litigate in both English and French before administrative tribunals.

This is a full-time, two-year contract position with the possibility of extension, located in Ottawa.  Salary is based on year of call, starting at $70,000. The HRLSC is seeking qualified candidates with a year of call between 2010 and 2018

Full Job Description 

How to apply

Applications must:

  1. Be submitted as one attachment
  2. Include a resume and a covering letter, addressed to the attention of Human Resources
  3. Be submitted by e-mail to:
  4. Have the subject line: Bilingual Legal Counsel (Ottawa) – September 2018

The Human Rights Legal Support Centre is committed to equity and diversity and welcomes applications from people who are reflective of diverse communities. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code. Accessible formats of this posting are available upon request.

Application Deadline: September 10, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.