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Job Title: Labour & Employment Associate NEW ( ID: C7987 )
Career Category: Employment, Labour Law
Posted Date: 2017-10-24
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Description:  
This is an amazing opportunity for a Labour and Employment Associate to join a leading boutique firm in Ottawa

Responsibilities:

• Advise clients directly on workplace issues related to employment standards, human rights, employment contracts, health and safety, workplace policies, HR strategies, education law and language rights;
• Represent employers in collective bargaining, mediations, arbitrations and civil litigation;
• Represent clients in court;
• Draft legal memoranda, opinions, briefs, pleadings and other legal documents;
• Research and analyze documents and case law to ensure the accuracy of advice and procedure;
• Support the firm’s business development initiatives, identify opportunities to promote brand awareness, and build individual profile.

Requirements:

• LL.B or J.D. with excellent academic credentials;
• Approximately 4-6 years of labour and employment experience;
• Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada.
• Self-confidence, motivation and the ability to network and build a book of business;
• Self-starter and can work independently and with a team;
• Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines;
• Driven, client-focused, and an independent professional who can act as an Ambassador on behalf of the Firm;
• Licensed to practice law in Quebec would be an asset;
• Bilingualism (English/French) would be considered an asset, however it is not a mandatory requirement. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Labour and Employment lawyer to join a leading boutique firm with a collaborative environment and work/life balance.

We thank all applicants. Only those candidates with the required expertise will be contacted.

        

 

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