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Bilingual Labour and Employment Associate Lawyer

Our Bilingual Labour and Employment Associate Lawyer are responsible for providing legal, research and business development services to the firm.  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.

Education and experience requirements are:

  • LL.B or J.D. with excellent academic credentials;
  • Minimum 4-6 years’ experience in successful practice;
  • Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Focus:

  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Civil Litigation

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Intermediate Accountant/Analyst

The Intermediate Accountant/Analyst contributes to the overall success of the organization by assisting with all financial responsibilities. In collaboration with the Finance and Special Projects Manager, the Intermediate Accountant/Analyst performs a wide range of duties, including the following:

  • Oversee and ensure the proper execution of financial functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable and billing.
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for docketing/billing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner and accounts receivable are collected promptly.
  • Liaise with Lawyers to review aged receivables and action as required.
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.
  • Maintain the chart of accounts.
  • Develop an orderly accounting filing system.

Education and experience:

  • Five years of working experience with progressive financial responsibility in a professional services environment.
  • Three years of full cycle accounting experience.
  • University degree or college diploma in accounting or business administration.

Professional designation:

  • Chartered Accountant, Certified General Accountant, or Certified Management Account designation would be considered an asset.

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


Research Lawyer

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

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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.