Associate — Planning & Expropriation Law, EMER Group

Reference # APEL_-_03-08-18
Open Date March 8, 2018
Close Date March 26, 2018
Location Toronto

BLG’s Environmental, Municipal, Expropriation and Regulatory Group ("EMER") is home to many of Canada’s most highly recognized municipal and environmental law lawyers. Housed within Canada’s largest law firm, this specialized litigation group represents many of Ontario’s most significant public institutions and private corporations.

Our Toronto office is seeking a highly motivated and ambitious lawyer with 2-4 years of relevant experience to join our EMER Group. The successful candidate will continue to develop their municipal practice with a strong focus on planning and expropriation law. Lawyers dedicated to these highly specialized areas of the law, who want to be involved in challenging hearings, join a team of talented and leading lawyers and who can hit the ground running are encouraged to apply. The candidate must possess a superior academic record and must be a member of the Ontario Bar in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.

At BLG, we are driven by our commitment to professional and service excellence and we have developed a culture and a work environment that reflects these values. We are always looking for people who share our passion for excellence. BLG is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

If you are interested in joining our law firm, please send your cover letter, résumé and transcripts, before March 26, 2018, in confidence to:

Angela Sordi
Director, Professional Recruiting — Toronto
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, 22 Adelaide Street W
Suite 3400
Toronto (ON) M5H 3Y4

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Everyone at BLG is required to carry out the duties of their role while upholding the important principles of our respectful workplace policies, and treating everyone with respect, regardless of position. For BLG, valuing diversity and inclusion is key to a respectful workplace.

*Please note that relatives of current BLG employees and Partners are not eligible for consideration.

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