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Legal Counsel

Hamilton Health
Hamilton ON
FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT

Reporting to the Vice President and General Counsel, the Legal Counsel will provide counsel and perform legal work including but not limited to advice and support on a variety of legal matters, including the following areas: commercial contracts for Hamilton Health Sciences, corporate policies and general governance matters, litigation oversight and oversight of the insurance portfolio. Legal Counsel will assist General Counsel in identifying and implementing structures and processes to ensure the Legal department is viewed as a strategic business partner to the Board of Directors and to the organization with respect to all legal, compliance, governance, regulatory and contractual issues.


1. Law Degree (LLB) from a recognized law school
2. Call to the Ontario Bar (Lawyer Licensed to Practice in Ontario)
3. Minimum 3-7 years of related legal experience
4. Knowledge of Insurance products, market and processes
5. Working experience in the health care sector, provincial ministries or other in house experience an asset
6. Knowledge of Health Law an asset
7. Experience or knowledge as to litigation process, administrative law processes and dispute resolution
8. Demonstrated initiative, independent thinking, conflict resolution and creative problem solving skills
9. Effective collaboration and team work
10. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
11. Strong communication skills – written, verbal, presentation
12. High level of integrity and trust

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

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Hamilton Health Sciences Corp.

Hamilton Health Sciences is a provider of acute and specialized health care services.