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Job Title: Legal Counsel - Labour, Employment, Litigation, Privacy - 18 Month Contract ( ID: C3062 )
Career Category: Employment Law, Employment/labour, In-house Counsel, Labour Law, Litigation, Privacy
Posted Date: 2020-06-04
Location: Ottawa
Our Ottawa based client is looking to add a Legal Counsel, with expertise in Labour & Employment, Litigation and Privacy to their team for an 18 month Contract.

Reporting to the Director of Legal, you will be responsible for providing legal services to the organization on a wide-range of business issues.

In this role you will be responsible for:

• Providing legal services and advice in the following areas: Federal privacy and access to information; Labour and employment law under the Canada Labour Code; Litigation; Crown law, including liability of the Crown and administrative law; Corporate/commercial law;

• Conducting legal research and writing;

• Providing advice on the interpretation of complex statutory/regulatory provisions


You are the ideal candidate if you are/have:

• JD/LL.B and are a member in good standing with a Bar of a province or territory in Canada;

• 2-5 years of legal experience in Labour/Employment, Litigation, and Privacy gained either in-house or at a law firm;

• Bilingual in French and English;

• Strong analytical and drafting skills; ability to interpret and synthesize complex information;

• Impeccable writing and communication skills;

• Ability to communicate and advocate on legal matters in clear, concise and compelling language;

• Ability to deliver presentations and present issues/positions, as well as translate material to suit the particular audience;

• Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and to solve varied problems with confidence;

• Strong judgment and decision-making qualities, and collaborative in soliciting the input of others;

• Effective persuasion, influence and relationship building abilities;

• Ability to self-motivate, work well independently as well as part of a team;

• Strong team orientation and willingness to assist other team members and client groups on regular basis;

• Strong organizational skills, flexibility and creativity.

• Strong client service orientation, integrity, tact and diplomacy;

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining an organization that inspires growth and promotes excellence, within a collaborative work environment, and provides a competitive compensation package, send us your details!



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