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Articling Student - Ontario Power Generation

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Employer
Ontario Power Generation Inc.
Posted
June 5, 2013
Closes
July 5, 2013
Location
Toronto
Contract Type
Hours
Experience Level

Further information

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: Articling@opg.com
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

STUDENT HIRING CRITERIA:
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

 

Ontario Power Generation Inc.