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YYC Employment Law Group - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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A New Era of Calgary Employment Lawyers: YYC Employment Law Group (https://www.yycemploymentlawgroup.com) has established itself as one of Calgary’s leading and fastest-growing employee-side labour and employment law firms. We are passionate about protecting employee rights and remain poised to re-define and shake-up the practice of labour and employment law in the Calgary market. Our creative edge, flexibility and client-focused approach has been a very welcomed addition to the local legal market. Our model is far ahead of the curve, and our clients think so, too.

We are intending to find another talented, personable and passionate employment lawyer to join our existing team of four experienced lawyers. Our lawyers earn more than their equivalent peers at large national law firms and benefit from significantly more flexibility and one-third the hours required.

The new member of our team will possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • a lawyer with at least three (3) years of post-call litigation experience with a focus on labour and employment law;
  • member in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta;
  • prior experience with a top-tier national law firm or top-tier litigation boutique, or in-house experience with a large corporation;
  • a JD/LLB graduate of a Canadian law school with a solid law school transcript;
  • people skills and more people skills;
  • a casual, relaxed and laid-back personality;
  • unwavering dedication to protecting employee rights; and
  • ability and desire to run files independently from start to finish, including client management (see: people skills above).

A longstanding history in Calgary is a huge asset.

If any of this interests you, confidentially apply with your CV and a few words about yourself. We can’t wait to chat with you! We’re different.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest. However, given the expected volume of applicants, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $150,000.00 to $300,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • legal: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Location:

  • Calgary, AB (Required)