Litigation Associate, 2- 3 years - Toronto

  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Dec 06, 2017
Full time Lawyer (Private Practice)

Job Description

WeirFoulds is seeking an accomplished and energetic lawyer with an interest in employment, human rights, administrative law and an interest in professional regulatory matters to join our thriving Litigation Practice.

WeirFoulds' Litigation Practice is one of the largest and most distinguished in Ontario.  Our members appear before all levels of courts and tribunals and are consistently recognized as leaders in their chosen practice areas and the profession at large. 
If you would like to be part of this dynamic team, and work in a collegial environment, you should consider this an excellent opportunity.

Our Litigation Practice is looking for an accomplished Associate who has:

  • 2 to 3 years of experience with a particular focus on employment, human rights, administrative law and interest in professional regulatory matters;
  • the ability to handle most aspects of employment and human rights matters, including client representation at hearings, under supervision;
  • strong file management skills and an ability to work independently;
  • excellent analytical skills, demonstrated strengths in negotiation, and drafting;
  • excellent legal research skills;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • demonstrated strength in client service;  and
  • an excellent academic record.

Please forward a cover letter, resume, academic transcripts. your resume,  and references to:
Alexandra Overchuk Director, Talent Management
Direct: 416-947-5030
aoverchuk@weirfoulds.com

WeirFoulds LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, WeirFoulds LLP is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes. Should you require an accommodation, please inform us as soon as possible by reaching out to Kirsten Paul-McDonald, Human Resources Generalist, by email kpaul-mcdonald@weirfoulds.com or by phone 416-365-1110 ext. 2274, and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

The principles of employment equity, diversity and human rights are an integral part of WeirFoulds corporate culture. In part, this stems from the fact that we have strong roots in Canada and the Greater Toronto Area, and our people reflect our Canadian identity. WeirFoulds continues to strive to be a fully integrated multicultural firm. We adhere to strict principles to provide an open and inclusive workplace for our lawyers and support staff. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. We thank all those who apply. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Practice Area(s)

Litigation

Experience

2-3 years