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Articling Rotation

As an articling student, you will gain knowledge and experience in each of the Law Department's sections: Corporate Services, Civil Litigation, Real Estate & Expropriation, Planning & Environment, and Research, Legislative Services & Administrative Law.

Corporate Services 
  • contract drafting and review
  • procurement matters
  • intellectual property issues
  • freedom of information and privacy issues 
  • parks and recreation matters  

Civil Litigation 
  • actions by and against The City with respect to personal injury, real property, construction law, emergency vehicles, damage to property, and other matters
  • fatality inquiries

Real Estate & Expropriation
  • acquisitions of land
  • expropriation of land
  • disposition of land
  • drafting and review of leases and licences
  • legal opinions ​

Planning  & Environment
  • deal with environmental issues unique to The City
  • review assumption agreements
  • assist with drafting bylaws
  • legal opinions

Research, Legislative Services & Administrative Law

  • ​assessment and taxation services
  • expropriation and land compensation board work
  • leave to appeal and judicial review applications at the Court of Queen’s Bench and Court of Appeal ​