POSITION: Employment Law Articling Student
REPORTS TO: Founder
LOCATION: 1 West Pearce Street, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3K3 (Leslie & Hwy 7)
Who We Are:
We are a boutique Employment Law firm providing expert legal advice to employers and employees on all workplace matters. We are looking for an Articling Student to support our firm’s continued growth.
Rodney Employment Law specializes in all areas of workplace law, including but not limited to, wrongful dismissal, employment standards, employment agreements, termination and disability cases, investigations, workplace harassment and human rights. Our clients are both employers and employees. This gives us broad insight into both sides of the employment relationship and allows us to provide practical and efficient advice.
Our team at Rodney Employment Law has extensive experience dealing with all types of workplace issues. Having spent many years in corporate environments, we provide legal solutions from a business perspective while recognizing there is a clear people-side to what we do. Rodney Employment Law takes pride in its close affiliation with MaxPeople, a highly experienced Human Resources Consulting firm.
We are rooted strongly in our Core Values – Respect, Initiative, Passion, Excellence and Teamwork. We do not just speak our values, we live our values in everything we do by delivering our services with integrity and building trust with our clients.
The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
Conducting extensive HR and legal research;
Drafting correspondence and legal documents;
Working directly with clients; Assisting lawyers with various file work; General assistance to the team; Sound judgement and the capacity to manage multiple and competing priorities
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required; and
A values-based individual who consistently demonstrates behaviours aligned with our Firm’s values including: Respect, Initiative, Passion, Excellence and Teamwork
What We Offer
Rodney Employment Law is committed to your individual success and provides opportunities for career and professional advancement. We are a learning environment and maintain a fun and outgoing, yet professional environment that truly values our employees. As a valued member of the team, you will take part in our rewards and recognition program, discretionary performance-based incentive program, team-building and community volunteer events. We have cultivated a continuous learning environment by offering educational reimbursement and by providing stretch opportunities for staff to develop.
How to Apply
If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume and official law school academic transcripts in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org. It is best to merge these documents and upload them as one PDF document under "cover letter" or "resume".
We would like to thank all applicants for applying for this position. However, you will only be contacted if your candidacy is being considered further.
Applications will be accepted until August 15, 2019.
Rodney Employment Law is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities as part of our hiring process.