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Labour and Employment Associate

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

This is a Contract position in Ottawa region, ON posted February 12, 2018.

Labour and Employment Associate
Reference #

LEA_-_01-22-18
Open Date

January 22, 2018
Close Date

February 16, 2018
Location

Ottawa
The ideal candidate will have experience representing clients before judicial and administrative tribunals and will have advised clients on employment and labour issues including disciplinary action, terminations, disability, human rights and investigations in the workplace.

The candidate will be creative, have sound judgement and must appreciate the importance of providing excellent and responsive legal service to clients. The candidate must be a member of the Ontario Bar in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada.

This position offers the opportunity for a junior lawyer to develop their skills and career as part of a dynamic and successful national team. With BLG’s national ongoing professional development/legal education program, the successful candidate will obtain advanced training, mentoring and exposure to the firm’s clients while being supported to build their own practice and expertise. This is an ideal position for someone who can hit the ground running, is a consummate team player, has strong analytical, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills, takes initiative, and seeks an opportunity to be allowed to further develop beyond their current skill level.

BLG is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from diverse candidates.

If you are interested in joining our team, we invite you to send your cover letter, résumé, transcripts and a list of references, by February 16, 2018, in confidence to:

Danielle Laflamme
Professional Recruiting Manager
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
100 Queen Street, Suite 1300
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1J9

  • 787.3578

DLaflamme@blg.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any accommodations needed to support your participation in the recruitment processes.

BLG is an integrated national law firm that provides a broad range of legal services, with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals working in five major Canadian cities.

BLG is committed to helping our professionals reach the next level in their careers. Our comprehensive approach to professional development has received widespread recognition.

Everyone at BLG is required to carry out the duties of their role while upholding the important principles of our respectful workplace policies, and treating everyone with respect, regardless of position. For BLG, valuing diversity and inclusion is key to a respectful workplace.

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Please note that relatives of current BLG employees and Partners are not eligible for consideration.

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