Corporate Counsel (14 month Maternity Leave Contract)

  • Walmart
  • Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct 16, 2019
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Litigator Solicitor

Job Description

We are currently seeking a talented employment lawyer via the clear legal job board to join our legal department on a 14 month contract (maternity leave coverage) as Corporate Counsel, based in Mississauga, Ontario. Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, this is an exciting opportunity to work as a strategic partner with the business on a broad range of challenging employment matters.

The successful candidate will join a best-in-class legal team that has steadily grown over the last ten years. The environment is supportive and friendly, and based on a corporate culture that gives high priority to personal and team development.

Position Responsibilities

Your duties will include advising on a wide range of day-to-day employment issues, handling and/or supervising employment litigation and human rights files, assisting in the creation and implementation of policies and procedures, and providing advice and support on various strategic human resources projects

Canada Walmart Division



  • 4-7 years of employment law experience at a leading law firm and/or in-house legal department dealing with a variety of employment law matters, including employment litigation, employment standards matters, occupational health and safety and human rights matters.
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills, as well as the ability to prioritize competing demands
  • Strong business acumen and interpersonal skills
  • A working knowledge of French would be an asset.

Licensing & Other Qualifications

LL.B/J.D. and member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario


Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.

Practice Area(s)

Employment law


4-7 years