Associate – Labour & Employment

Reference # LEA_-_07-13-18
Open Date July 16, 2018
Close Date August 11, 2018
Location Montréal

BLG’s Labour and Employment Group is presently looking for a lawyer with 2‑3 years of pertinent experience to join its team in Montréal.

This position offers the opportunity for a practice in Labour and Employment law within a dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have experience in representing clients before judicial, specialized and administrative tribunals as well as in first collective agreements and collective agreement renewals. The person we are looking for will also have advised clients on employment, disciplinary actions, performance, termination, individual or collective dismissal, disability, human rights and investigations in the workplace issues. The candidate will be creative, have a sound judgment and demonstrate a good business sense with strong communication and interpersonal skills in both English and French. The candidate will be determined, focused on client service, detail oriented and a team player. Finally, the candidate must be a member in good standing of the Québec Bar.

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, by August 11, 2018, in confidence to:

Sindy Peixoto
National Director of Professional Recruiting
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
1000 De La Gauchetière Street West, Suite 900
Montréal, Québec H3B 5H4
514.954.3173
SPeixoto@blg.com

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

BLG is an integrated national law firm that provides a broad range of legal services, with more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals working in five major Canadian cities.

BLG is committed to helping our professionals reach the next level in their careers. Our comprehensive approach to professional development has received widespread recognition.

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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