Articling Student - Ontario Power Generation

These positions are only open to current Law Students for the 2014/2015 Articling Term, in accordance with LSUC Recruitment Guidelines.

OPG has a fast-paced in-house legal department that can provide a varied and challenging paid Articling experience. OPG is the perfect choice for someone who is particularly interested in the energy field or for someone interested in experiencing an ‘in-house' environment with ‘Bay Street' quality work.

Corporate/Commercial:  More than half of our lawyers are devoted to various aspects of corporate and commercial law. Students can expect to be exposed to a wide range of activities within this practice area during their Articling work term.

Advocacy/Regulatory:  This area can be divided into four main practice areas: Labour/Employment, Regulatory, Environmental and Litigation.

Firm/Organization: Ontario Power Generation Inc.

Contact Information:
Contact Person: Lidia Majchrzak, Articling Coordinator

Email Address:
Phone: (416) 592 – 5768
Address: 700 University Avenue, H18 F26
City: Toronto
Postal Code: M5G 1X6

Organization Composition:
Total Number of Lawyers: 18
Number of Female Associates: 10
Number of Male Associates: 8
Number of Female Partners: N/A
Number of Male Partners: N/A
Part-Time Lawyers? Yes
Handicapped Access? Yes
Languages Spoken: English

Type of Practice:
Area(s) of Law: Arbitration, Commercial Law, Competition Law, Construction Law, Corporate Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Labour and Employment Law, Litigation, Pensions Law, Real Estate Law, Real Property Law, Tax Law

1st-Year Summer-Student Information:
Do you hire 1st-year summer students? No

2nd-Year Summer-Student Information:
Do you hire 2nd-year summer students? No

Articling Information:
Number of students required: 2

Deadline for articling applications:  Friday July 5, 2013 at 5pm
Number of students hired for 2013-2014: 2
Date of articling interviews: August 12 and 13, 2013
Are you still hiring articling students for 2013-2014? No
Formal rotations? No
Number of students hired back in 2011-2012: 1
Do you allow for shared/split articles? No

Articling Benefits:
Articling salary: Approximately $1,350 per week
Articling benefits and bonuses: No
Is bar admission tuition paid? No

Vacations? Yes
If Yes, number of days: 10
Is salary paid during bar exams? Salary is paid during Licensing Exams

Paid vacation? Yes

Applications should include: Cover letter, résumé and both undergraduate and law school transcripts, reference letters if available.


Top 3 Qualities you look for in candidates:
1.  Personality  2.  Grades  3.   Work history