Employer Practice Area: In-house law department – practice includes litigation, corporate and commercial, employment, regulatory, real estate, administrative, pension, and securities law
Hydro One Networks Inc. (“Hydro One Networks”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hydro One Inc., which in turn is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hydro One Limited. Hydro One Networks operates Ontario’s high voltage electricity transmission system as well as a low voltage distribution system that delivers power to customers in Ontario including residential, agricultural, commercial, and industrial end users, and smaller municipal utilities. Hydro One Networks is regulated by the Ontario Energy Board.
Throughout the year the student will divide his or her time among the following areas in these approximate percentages, which may vary depending on the lawyers’ needs and workload: Litigation 50%, Corporate/Commercial 20%, Securities 20% and Real Estate 10%.
There will be no organized system of rotation through the practice areas as the student will work in all areas throughout the term of articles.
The student will prepare legal memoranda advising supervising lawyers of the results of research and other tasks performed.
The student will also assist in the preparation of reporting letters advising clients of the status of various matters, and assist in the preparation of opinion letters to clients under the supervision of the instructing lawyer.
Depending on the nature of the matter, the student may report on matters directly to the client by telephone or by letter after consultation with the instructing lawyer.
The student will also assist our law clerks in the administration of Small Claims Court cases and, providing the opportunity is available, will conduct Small Claims Court trials.
The student will assist in other aspects of the litigation practice, such as attending examinations for discovery with the instructing lawyer, attend motions and trials.
The student will also work on corporate/commercial matters and assist with due diligence.
Salary $57,360.00 per annum pro-rated over 10 months
• Cover Letter
• Law School Transcripts
• Minimum of 2 Letters of Reference
If you share our passion for safety, our customer service focus, and are ready to play a lead role in building a bright future, we would love to hear from you!
Thank you for considering this opportunity and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.
Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Friday July 5, 2019 (in accordance with the Law Society of Ontario’s 2020-2021 Articling Recruitment Procedures)
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