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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


Marketing & Communications Manager

The Marketing & Communications Manager plays an integral role in leading the Firm’s marketing and business development efforts. The person in this position is responsible for maintaining the Firm’s visual brand and exhibits a strong attention to detail, accuracy and consistency. This hands-on role is the single dedicated marketing resource within the Firm; however, the person in this position works closely with the management team and stakeholders on a variety of Firm-wide initiatives and also coordinates with outside agencies, vendors, and media as necessary.

Under the guidance of the Chief Operating Officer (or designate), the Marketing & Communications Manager performs a wide range of duties, including the following:

Marketing duties and responsibilities

  • Lead and execute corporate advertising campaigns (i.e. sector development, employment brand, and target marketing).
  • Develop all digital marketing tools and increase social media presence (i.e. websites using WordPress, LinkedIn, and Twitter).
  • Develop and implement digital marketing strategies and provide oversight in the evaluation of marketing programs.
  • Design newsletters and templates, and integrate content using MailChimp.
  • Coordinate the promotion of client events, breakfast seminars, conferences, and webinars.
  • Drive various digital marketing initiatives (marketing automation, SEO, SEA, SMA, inbound marketing strategy)…

Business development duties and responsibilities

  • Serve as an educator and advocate for upcoming trends and how to integrate them into business development initiatives within the Firm.
  • Lead sector development activities, including creation of marketing toolkits.
  • Research, vet, and recommend technology trends and strategic solutions for operational and business development efficiencies (i.e. CRM tools)…

Communications duties and responsibilities

  • Lead the development of all external communication strategies and materials, both web and print, that support awareness about the Firm, its services and lawyers.
  • Format, optimize and distribute email marketing campaigns, internal and external, including announcements, thought leadership, newsletters and event invitations.

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


Finance Manager

The Finance Manager contributes to the overall success of the organization by providing oversight of the Finance Department as well as assisting with and guiding all financial responsibilities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

In collaboration with all members of the Finance Department and under the guidance of the Chief Operating Officer (or designate), the Finance Manager performs a wide range of duties, including the following:

Financial operations (50%)

  • Review and post most financial transactions.
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner and accounts receivable are collected promptly, in adherence with pre-determined cycles; in conjunction with the Billing and Collections Coordinator, liaise with lawyers to review aged receivables and action as required.
  • Perform regular quality assurance of work across all financial functions.
  • Project, process, and monitor monthly Partner draw payments; prepare and maintain schedule of Partner payments…

Financial reporting (25%)

  • Provide quality control for all month-end closing procedures.
  • Produce timely and accurate financial reports (i.e. month-end reporting package for Partners as well as cash flow forecasting report) that are user-appropriate and comply with generally accepted accounting principles. Provide context, analysis, and recommendations based on reports generated…

Financial operational oversight (25%)

  • Ensure that proper segregation of duties exists and financial controls are in place.
  • Develop and/or update all documented financial policies and procedures while ensuring compliance with Law Society of Upper Canada bookkeeping guidelines; implement procedures to ensure that personal and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation.
  • Ensure that overall department workload is balanced and all staff are adequately trained.
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for docketing/billing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable…

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.