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About us

Located in the heart of Ottawa’s Glebe neighbourhood, Emond Harnden is a progressive and exciting place to begin or enhance your career. As a boutique labour and employment law firm, we have been representing the interests of management in both official languages since 1987. We are looking for other forward-thinkers to join our team.

 

Labour and Employment Associate Lawyer

Our Labour and Employment Associate Lawyers are responsible for providing legal, research, and business development services to the firm. We are looking for lawyers who are aligned with our entrepreneurial spirit and who share our drive for delivering high caliber client service.
Specifically, an Emond Harnden Associate will:

  • 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.

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Please submit your resume with a letter of intent to: resumes@ehlaw.ca


Bilingual Research Lawyer

The primary responsibility of the Research Lawyer is to provide professional legal research assistance to the Firm’s legal team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Research Lawyer performs a wide range of duties, including the following:

  • Use traditional and computerized legal research methods;
  • Research, analyze, and apply legal principles, facts, and precedents to specific legal questions;
  • Analyze and appraise a variety of legal documents;
  • Research legal issues and present clear and logical arguments and statements of fact and law;
  • Draft legal memoranda, opinions, briefs, pleadings and other legal documents;
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work;

Please submit your resume with a letter of intent to: resumes@ehlaw.ca


Accounting Clerk

The Accounting Clerk will play a critical role within our Firm by fulfilling financial and billing functions such as client billing, accounts receivable follow-ups and other related tasks.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Along with the dynamic Finance team, you will:

  • Facilitate accounts receivable processes and be a go-to for inquiries for internal and external questions;
  • Administer payment to vendors and oversee accounts payable functions;
  • Complete various reconciliations, including banks and accounts;
  • Manage accurate cash flow information and reporting;
  • Collaborate with the team to support month- and year-end closing;
  • Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the Finance Department.

For this role, you will need to:

  • Have great attention to detail, strong analytical skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines;
  • Have experience working with the Microsoft Office suite;
  • Hold a University degree or College diploma in accounting, business administration or equivalent knowledge or work experience.

It would be an asset if you:

  • Can speak in both official languages (English & French);
  • Have previously used accounting software (preferably Acumin).

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your resume with a letter of intent to: resumes@ehlaw.ca


Bilingual Legal Assistant

Our Legal Assistants are responsible for providing administrative support to multiple lawyers. We are looking for legal assistants who are aligned with our entrepreneurial spirit, who care and see the value of their work, and who share our drive for delivering high caliber client service.

The Legal Assistant performs a wide range of duties, including the following:

  • Schedule maintenance
  • Drafting and correspondence
  • General Administration

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Please submit your resume with a letter of intent to: resumes@ehlaw.ca


If you’re interested in a position in our summer or articling program, please visit our Students page.