Legal Counsel, Labour & Employment

  • Canada Post / Postes Canada
  • Richmond, BC, Canada
  • Sep 13, 2019
Full time Lawyer (Public Sector) Lawyer (Other) Litigator

Job Description

Richmond, BC

If you are an experienced litigation lawyer that keeps abreast of any changes to the relevant legislative framework, including best practices in the field, consider this exciting opportunity to leverage your legal acumen, motivation and research skills with Canada Post.

As Legal Counsel, Labour and Employment, you will provide strategic direction and practical advice to management on a wide variety of labour and employment law and other legal issues, both to protect the Corporation and its subsidiaries from legal action and to ensure their business practices, policies and dealings meet statutory and regulatory requirements. A self-starter, able to hit the ground running, you will also ensure the delivery of legal services in a cost-effective, timely manner, and support decision-making by conducting research, preparing legal opinions, including the interpretation of collective agreements and statutes, drafting, reviewing and revising agreements, contracts and other documents, and making any appropriate recommendations.

This position involves regular travel within British Columbia and Alberta.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS:

You bring a successful track record to the role of Legal Counsel, Labour & Employment:

  • A Law degree from a recognized institution.
  • Membership in good standing with a provincial bar.
  • At least 2 years of post-call experience.
  • At least 2 years of litigation experience, with a strong preference for labour and employment law.
  • Strong communication skills, proven leadership capabilities, and the ability to work independently.
  • Proficiency in English is essential; a proven ability to work in both English and French is preferred.
  • Ability to travel on a regular basis within British Columbia and Alberta.

FIND OUT MORE AND APPLY TODAY

To apply for this permanent, full-time position (Job ID 19132) via the Canada Post Careers website, click on the following URL:

https://bit.ly/2MO23Z5

Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

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Practice Area(s)

Labour & Employment

Experience

2 years