Legal Counsel

Ontario Human Rights Legal Support Centre

The Human Rights Legal Support Centre (HRLSC) provides a broad range of legal services, including representation, to human rights claimants applying to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO). The Centre is seeking applications for a Legal Counsel position that will provide legal services to individuals who have experienced discrimination under the Human Rights Code. The successful candidate will provide legal representation to HRLSC clients at HRTO mediations and hearings. Qualifications include human rights expertise and experience litigating before administrative tribunals.

This is a full-time, one-year contract position with the possibility of extension. There is potential for additional contract positions to be offered from this posting. Position(s) will be located in Toronto. Salary is based on year of call, starting at $74,000.

Full job description

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.

How to apply

Applications must:

  • Be submitted as one attachment
  • Include a resume and a covering letter, addressed to the attention of Human Resources
  • Be submitted by e-mail to:
  • Have the subject line: Legal Counsel – May 2018

Deadline: Monday, June 4, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m.

By email:

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please