Legal Coordinator

The Democracy Fund is seeking a Legal Coordinator to join a new and growing legal team in Toronto.

The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial work ethic, 1+ (post call) years of legal experience, and be comfortable communicating with third parties. The successful candidate will be a collaborative leader who can handle complex legal issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing civil liberties projects, including Fight the Fines and Fight Vaccine Passports
  • Providing legal advice and strategic counsel within a broad scope of legal areas, including, constitutional, regulatory, administrative, and contract law
  • Communicating with lawyers and clients
  • Directing activities of external counsel in multiple jurisdictions
  • Appearing with media partners to explain legal issues to Canadians

Qualifications:

  • Member in good standing with the law society
  • Minimum 1+ years (post call) of demonstrated litigation experience
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills and ability to work in a constantly changing and fast paced environment
  • Must be able to work out of our Toronto office
  • Candidates with a minimum of moderate technical literacy and computer proficiency are preferred¬†

Compensation: 

$75,000 - $90,000 per year.


Apply now.