Associate, Labour & Employment

Posted on:
June 12, 2024

Our client is a boutique law firm based in Edmonton serving clients throughout Alberta and across Canada, with a focused practice and a national reputation, provides labour and employment law advice for employers.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented lawyer to join a growing, highly successful firm offering a fast-paced environment, complex work, and flexible work arrangements.

Job Description – Associate, Labour & Employment

Due to ongoing growth, this firm seeks to add a Labour & Employment lawyer to its team in Edmonton. The successful candidate will act in labour & employment cases for a broad range of employers in the public and private sectors, providing legal services to governments, public agencies, major health care providers and educational institutions. You will also represent a wide range of private sector employers including industrial, resource, manufacturing, agri-business, transportation, communications, and retail undertakings.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Assist clients in a wide range of labour and employment issues, including wrongful dismissal, OH&S, employment standards, human rights, and labour relations.   
  • Advise on disciplinary matters, terminations, drafting and implementing employment contracts and workplace policies, and collective agreement interpretation.   

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • LL.B. or J.D. degree (or equivalent).
  • Good standing with a Canadian Law Society.
  • 3+ years of post-call experience in labour & employment law.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  
  • Proactive and client-centered approach.    

This is an exclusive search.

The Counsel Network, a Caldwell company is committed to building a diverse legal community through our inclusive business and recruitment practices. We value diversity of experience, expertise, and background, and strive to eliminate barriers historically encountered by marginalized groups. We recognize that an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce benefits and enriches both the legal profession and the greater community.  

For more information, contact:  

Miriam Leung, Principal


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Sameera Sereda, Partner


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