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Employment Lawyer

July 5 2021
Industries Recruitment, Employment services
Categories Labor, Employment, Legal, Paralegal
Toronto, ON

Who We Are

Rodney Employment Law is a boutique Employment Law firm providing expert legal advice to employers and employees on all workplace matters. We are looking for an Associate Employment Lawyer 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.

What We Need

This role requires an individual with a proven track record 4-6 years of broad experience working in an Employment Law firm with a demonstrated capability in dealing with all aspects of employment law. The individual will be capable of working on files independently with minimal supervision, including litigation matters.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Exceptional practice management skills and strong interpersonal and writing skills
  • Strong client-service orientation and an understanding of achieving excellence
  • Sound judgement and the capacity to manage multiple and competing priorities
  • Experience managing a broad range of employment law files including litigation matters
  • Proven ability to work independently in a collaborative and team-oriented environment
  • Interest cultivating new business through a variety of business development activities
  • 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 Lawis committed to the following:

  • Providing opportunities for career and professional advancement.
  • Cultivating a culture of continuous learning and development.
  • Promoting a fun and outgoing, yet professional environment that truly values our employees.
  • Actively supporting the importance of flexible work – life balance

As a valued member of the team, you will take part in our rewards and recognition program, performance-based incentive program, team building and community volunteer events. We also offer educational reimbursement and by providing stretch opportunities for staff to develop.

As part of our commitment to inclusivity, diversity, equity and accessibility, our goal is a workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply including individuals with disabilities, those who identify as Black, Indigenous or persons of color, members of the LGBTQ2S+ community and others.

We are proud to be in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 2005 and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation. We are happy to honor accommodations at any part of the recruitment process and invite you to let us know how we can help. network