Corporate Counsel – Employment (14 month Maternity Leave Contract)

  • Walmart Canada
  • Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct 25, 2019
Contract Lawyer (In House Counsel) Lawyer (Other) In House Support

Job Description

Position Summary:

 We are currently seeking a talented employment lawyer 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


  • 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

Practice Area(s)



4-7 years