Job Description – Associate Lawyer (3+ and 5+Years)
Our successful, virtual boutique law practice is seeking to hire two litigation Associates immediately. We seek to hire an Associate lawyer with at least three years of litigation experience and an Associate lawyer with five years or more litigation experience. We aim to deliver timely, high-quality legal advocacy through an innovative virtual law office environment. In 2017, we were awarded the Innovative Workplace Award by the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, based on our practice model that delivers the work-life balance sought by many, but achieved by few. The successful applicant will have conduct of matters from file opening to file closing at all levels of the judiciary process, as well as a unique opportunity to develop law practice management skills. This job is an excellent opportunity to work on complex files in the areas of labour, employment, administrative, and human rights law.
On the one hand, the successful applicant will enjoy the flexibility and work-life balance that working from home offers; while, on the other hand, being able to meet with clients and colleagues in our new, modern office space, which provides access to advanced technology, boardroom facilities, and modern amenities. Our professional, collegial, and mentorship focused environment is fostered through collaborative discussions, our engaging office space, and through our on-demand web conferencing facilities and integrated IP telephone, fax & e-mail network.
- The successful applicant is adept in the use of computer and software technology and has a personal interest in learning to use cutting-edge technology to deliver cost-effective legal services to our clients and in related legal proceedings.
- The successful applicant will be self-motivated and possess both the self-discipline to work independently and the ability to work collaboratively with other members of the firm.
- The successful applicant will have litigation experience before the Federal Courts involving the Federal Government and its agencies, as well as the BC Supreme and Provincial Courts.
- The successful applicant must be eligible to be called to the bar in British Columbia.
We offer a very competitive, comprehensive compensation, benefit & bonus programs. We provide professional memberships in the BC Law Society, the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers, the Trial Lawyers Association of
BC, and the Canadian Bar Association.
Interested applicants can submit an application consisting of a cover letter, resume and recent writing sample to Sebastian Anderson at s.anderson@LabourRightsLaw.com.
All applications will be kept confidential.