Statement of Merit Criteria

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Essential Qualifications:

At the time of appointment candidates must have a law degree from a Canadian university. Alternately, the candidate must have a law degree from a university outside of Canada, together with a Certificate of Qualification issued by the National Committee on Accreditation.

Good cumulative grade point average in courses pursued towards law degree.

Interest in tax law and commercial transactions.

Successful completion of an introductory course in tax law.

Ability to conduct legal research.

Ability to analyze legal principles and/or legal problems.

Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.



Effective Interpersonal Skills.


Official Language Proficiency:

Various Language Requirements

Other Official Language Information:

English or French Essential
Bilingual Imperative CCB/CCB

Asset qualifications:

Master’s degree in law, taxation, economics, business administration, etc.

Experience working in a legal environment.

A law degree in both common law and civil law.


Reliability Status

Willing and able to work flexible hours.

Other Conditions of Employment:

Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

In support of our goal to achieve a diversified workforce and employment equity, selection criteria may include self-identification of candidates as belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal people, Persons with a Disability, Visible Minorities and Women.


Date modified: 2015-09-09