Labour Employment & Litigation Law Associate

Salary Commensurate With Experience
March 25, 2013
April 25, 2013
Contract Type
Full Time



Shell Lawyers seeks a lawyer with up to five years of advocacy/practice experience.  Applicants should have a keen interest in advancing equality and social justice by acting for trade unions and their members, advocating on behalf of employees and employee organizations, working with equity-seeking groups and individuals, assisting non-profit and charitable organizations, and developing progressive policies for our clients throughout Canada and beyond.


The successful lawyer will have creative analytic skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and a commitment to successful, effective advocacy before tribunals and at all levels of courts throughout Canada. Experience in civil litigation, labour and administrative law and class action litigation coupled with people skills are important assets for success in this position.


We offer a collegial, challenging and stimulating work environment, group benefits and salary commensurate with experience.


Please send your resume, a cover letter, a writing sample and at least two letters of reference, all in confidence, by April 19, 2013 to Ashleigh Searles at  The successful candidate will be expected to commence practice with us on or about May, 2013. .  


Shell Lawyers is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage applications from qualified candidates who historically experience discrimination in the hiring process and within the legal profession.


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