Litigation Associate

Kelly Santini LLP
Posting Date:
Jun 07, 2021
Company/Firm:
Kelly Santini LLP
Area of Law:
Labour & Employment
Deadline:
Jul 08, 2021
Location:
OTTAWA
Experience:
5 years post call

Description

The downtown Ottawa law office of Kelly Santini LLP is seeking an experienced labour and employment litigation associate to join a thriving practice group that is continuing to grow! Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years experience in litigation, an aptitude for negotiation and advocacy, and proven practice management skills. In this position you will have the opportunity to expand your practice with the full support of an established firm by confidently managing a litigation file load independently and assisting on larger more complex matters.

Kelly Santini LLP values the importance of equality, diversity, and inclusion. We believe that it is a moral imperative that we pursue initiatives that will further these goals within and outside of the walls of our firm. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is a better, stronger, and happier place to work, and adds to the collective strength of our community.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Minimum of 5 years post call experience in employment litigation and labour arbitration
  • Commercial litigation experience an asset
  • Law degree from an accredited law school and a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario
  • Thorough understanding of applicable provincial and federal laws including but not limited to the Ontario Labour Relations Act, Employment Standards Act, Canada Labour Code, and Occupational Health and Safety Act;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A bilingual candidate and/or a candidate with a partial practice an asset.
  • Solid analytical, legal research and drafting skills with strong attention to detail
  • Effective client and practice management skills are essential
  • Sound legal ethics and professional conduct
  • Commitment to upholding firm values, including exceptional client service, community engagement and the advancement of diversity and inclusion

Kelly Santini is committed to maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for all. We encourage and welcome applications from all qualified individuals, including those with disabilities. We will accommodate accessibility requests of individuals with disabilities and/or medical needs throughout the recruitment and selection process. Should you require a specific accommodation, please contact Human Resources by phone at 613-238-6321 ext 307 or email.

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