Associate Employment Lawyer

MaxPeople - Richmond Hill, ON (16 months ago)

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POSITION: Associate Employment Lawyer


LOCATION: 1 West Pearce Street, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3K3 (Leslie and Hwy 7)

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. Our firm is flexible about the duration of the position (e.g. 1 year agreement or indefinite).

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 and 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 carrying 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
Superb client-service orientation and an understanding of achieving excellence
Sound judgement and the capacity to manage multiple and competing priorities
Proven ability to work independently in a team-oriented environment
Passionate about mentoring and developing members of the Legal Team and those in our sister HR business – MaxPeople
Experience in cultivating new business through a variety of business development activities
Strong working knowledge of Legal Software (PC Law) Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required.
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 resume and official law school academic transcripts in confidence to In addition, 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.

Rodney Employment Law is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities as part of our hiring process.
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