Junior Health Law Counsel

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • 125 - 150

Lenczner Slaght

Lenczner Slaght is widely recognized as Canada’s leading litigation firm. Focusing exclusively on litigation and advocacy, our lawyers represent clients in a diverse range of cases from commercial disputes and class actions to cross-border matters and professional regulation.

We are currently seeking a Junior Health Law Counsel qualified to practice law in Ontario. We are looking for a lawyer who is recognized as or will continue to develop into someone who is sought after as an expert in this area. The successful candidate will specialize in this type of work and be excellent in the field. This is not a partnership track position.

The Junior Health Law Counsel role will work with a team of Partners and Associates ensuring the best outcomes for clients by demonstrating a high level of technical excellence. They will play an integral role in providing clients with superior legal guidance and representation for a wide range of health law matters. A significant part of the Counsel’s practice will focus on regulatory work at The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), privacy issues, hospital privileges issues, mental health, and medical assistance in dying in the health law context.


  • Strong writing, drafting, research and analytical skills along with a demonstrated ability to conduct complex legal research and develop legal arguments
  • Demonstrated organizational and practice management skills, a keen attention for detail and the ability to work as part of a team or independently
  • Demonstrated interest in advocacy along with excellent oral advocacy and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional people management skills and interpersonal skills, proven relationship building skills
  • A strong listener who is able to quickly establish trust and credibility with their clients and team
  • Developed knowledge of various legal research methods and technology
  • Excellent academic performance

Lenczner Slaght offers the opportunity to work alongside and learn from some of Canada’s most highly regarded litigators.

We are known for our wealth of talent: Lenczner Slaght partners are ranked among the best of their peers nationally and lead a mentoring and development program that attracts gifted lawyers who are committed to upholding the highest professional standards.

Applications should be addressed to Lauren Sigal, Director, Legal Talent. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé and transcripts online HERE.

Applications are being considered as they are received. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Widely recognized as Canada’s leading litigation practice, Lenczner Slaght has successfully represented clients’ interests in some of the country’s most complex and high-profile cases. Our lawyers are distinguished by their depth of courtroom experience, appearing at all levels of the courts, before tribunals, and in mediation and arbitration proceedings. We’re also known for our wealth of talent: Lenczner Slaght partners, ranked among the best of their peers nationally, recruit and mentor gifted litigators who uphold the highest professional standards. From commercial disputes and class actions to professional regulation and cross-border matters, we bring expert strategy to all areas of litigation.

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