Associate Lawyer - Labour & Employment (Senior Level)

(5+ years of experience)

Posted: Thursday January 13th, 2022
Closing Date: Friday February 11th, 2022
Salary Range: Competitive

Our client is a full-service law firm with offices in Canada, the U.K., South Africa and China. They work with clients around the globe, advising on legal issues affecting all types of industry, government and individual objectives. They are committed to serving the legal needs of their clients on an global scale across all practice areas.

As an employer, our client is committed to diversity and inclusion in all that they do.  They are recognized as an industry leader in Labour & Employment as this practice area continues to grow and evolve at a rapid pace.  Our client is now seeking to add an experienced mid to senior level Labour & Employment Associate to their team of experts located in their Vancouver office. 

Qualifications and Attributes:

  • 5-10 years of post call Canadian labour & employment law private practice experience;
  • Experience in advising and representing employers in all areas of employment and labour law including: implications of corporate transactions and reorganizations;
  • Experience with labour arbitrations, and/or administrative tribunals would be considered an asset;
  • Experience with employment contracts and executive compensation, workers’ compensation, pay equity and employment equity;
  • Experience in occupational health and safety prosecutions, human rights, employment standards, privacy, terminations, layoffs and workplace investigation;
  • Excellent academic credentials;
  • Superior communication, drafting skills and strong attention to detail.

What our client offers:

  • Top of the market base salary
  • Lucrative bonus structure including a signing bonus if applicable
  • Full benefits including additional health and wellness top up
  • Educational incentives
  • Mentorship
  • Flexibility

Candidates are asked to submit their resume in confidence to Stacy Cowan at: stacy@urbanlegal.ca

We guarantee confidentiality and discretion.