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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


Operations and HR Manager

Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer, the ideal candidate for this position will be an effective change agent, proud mentor, and effective communicator. Possessing strong emotional intelligence and leadership skills, the Operations and HR Manager will achieve objectives by actively engaging various members of the organization at key times.

The Operations and HR Manager’s dual role will be a challenge that inspires them: Working with the senior admin team to contribute to and implement Firm-wide objectives as well as managing the day-to-day operations associated with Legal Assistants’ roles and responsibilities, facilities, IT, and procurement. This key position in our organization will be occupied by a leader who has the capacity to think strategically but has the passion and know-how to be effective “on the ground”.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Operations and HR Manager performs a wide range of responsibilities, including the following:

Operations/HR
• Drive full cycle recruitment for all support staff;
• Foster a positive new employee experience for support staff, including orientation, training and knowledge transfer;
• Act as team lead for all administrative support positions; cultivate culture of performance, normalize feedback; coach and develop individual team members;
• Identify and integrate workflow improvement initiatives Firm-wide, across departments and functions;
• Lead document management, including standardizing document nomenclature, maximizing use of document management software, and leading file closing and storage protocols;
• Develop and implement operational processes and ensure compliance; maintain Firm policies and procedures;
• Introduce and maximize use of technology in all operational functions;
• Ensure compliance with Ministry of Labour; chair Health & Safety committee; lead organizational training initiatives;
• Ensure legislative compliance for Law Society of Ontario; facilitate annual and quarterly report submissions as well as quarterly and annual fee submissions;
• Assist in developing our employment brand; lead development of HR strategies and marketing collateral.

Information Technology
• Lead relationship with external IT provider;
• Working in collaboration with IT provider, develop and implement IT strategy;
• Provide oversight for IT budget, tech procurement;
• Develop and implement policies regarding tech equipment and data security.

Facilities
• Maintain relationship with building owners and property management;
• Act as main point of contact for security services; handle overall building security;
• Follow-up on regular maintenance and compliance issues;
• Lead all space renovation activities;
• Liaise with external service providers and vendors (HVAC, cleaners, etc.); manage all procurement and inventory.

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


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