Request for Proposals: Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel

The Office of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut is requesting proposals for the provision of the services of Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel.

The Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel is an Officer of the House. The position acts as legal counsel to the Management and Services Board, the Office of the Speaker, Members of the Legislative Assembly, Standing and Special Committees, Caucuses and the Office of the Clerk in the performance of their respective duties.

The scope of duties performed by the Law Clerk is extensive and includes general legal advice in relation to, among other matters, contract, employment and administrative law issues. Of particular relevance to the Speaker and Members is the body of law and precedent concerning the privileges and immunities of the Legislative Assembly and its Members.

Proposals for the provision of these services are now being invited. Candidates must be resident in Iqaluit and eligible for membership in the Law Society of Nunavut. Remuneration for this position is on a contract basis. The ability to communicate in the Inuit Language is a definite asset.

Sealed proposals must be received by 4:00pm (Eastern Time) on May 3, 2019.

A complete RFP package can be downloaded from the Legislative Assembly’s website at:

For further information, please contact:

Secretary to the Management and Services Board
Office of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1200, 926 Federal Road, Iqaluit, NU, X0A 0H0
Tel: (867) 975-5100 / Fax: (867) 975-5191