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KPMG

Junior Associate, Employment & Labour Law

Posted 6 days ago

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Overview
At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

KPMG Law LLP's Employment and Labour law team includes a group of specialists that have years of experience acting for corporate and institutional clients, across industries and sectors. They have a proven strength in litigation, arbitration, negotiation and human rights matters.

We are looking for a first-year Associate with a passion for Employment and Labour Law to join our team.

About the team:
KPMG Law LLP is a national law firm with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. KPMG Law LLP is affiliated with the professional services firm of KPMG LLP. Since our approach is to be an integrated multidisciplinary firm, our team of lawyers work closely with accountants on client engagements in other tax practice areas.

To learn more about KPMG Law LLP visit our website here .

What you will do
  • Researching and analyzing employment and labour law issues effectively to develop understanding of the law
  • Involvement in all stages of files including intake, drafting, researching, conducting discoveries, attending motions, negotiating, advocating at mediations, and participating in trails
  • Advise on a wide variety of employment issues with support and supervision of Senior Associates and Partners
  • Identify legal issues, research and analyze complicated situations quickly and develop practical solutions
  • Develop good working relationships with a variety of stakeholders and work effectively with outside counsel
  • Write briefs on regulations, legal/compliance matters and other ad hoc legal issues
  • Collaborate with team of experienced lawyers to address complex employment and labour issues
What you bring to the role
  • Junior Associate, called to the Bar in 2024 and in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario
  • Interest in practicing Employment and Labour Law
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Legal writing skills
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel


Keys to your success
KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here .

Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

Adjustments and accommodations throughout the recruitment process
At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process that allows all candidates to Come As You Are and Thrive with Us. We aim to provide a positive experience and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help you perform at your best. Adjustments (an informal request), i.e. extra preparation time or the option for micro breaks during interviews, and accommodations (a formal request), i.e. accessible communication supports or technology aids are tailored to individual needs and role requirements.

To begin a confidential conversation about adjustments or accommodations at any point throughout the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support by emailing cdnersteam@kpmg.ca or by calling 1-888-466-4778, Option 3.

For information about accessible employment at KPMG, please visit our accessibility page .

About KPMG

KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International. We provide Audit, Tax, and Advisory services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public sector organizations in Canada. Nationally, there are 40 offices and over 700 partners and 7,000 employees working together to help Canadian businesses achieve their goals. Leveraging the skills, knowledge and passion of our firm and our people allows us to serve our clients with uncompromising professionalism, cutting through complexity to provide valuable insight—in Canada and around the world. KPMG s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L. est le cabinet canadien membre de KPMG International Cooperative (« KPMG International »). Nous offrons des services professionnels en audit et en fiscalité ainsi que des services-conseils à une vaste clientèle composée notamment de sociétés ouvertes et fermées, d’organismes sans but lucratif et d’organisations du secteur public au Canada. KPMG compte 40 bureaux à l’échelle nationale, au sein desquels collaborent plus de 700 associés et 7 000 employés pour aider les sociétés canadiennes à atteindre leurs objectifs. Nous misons sur les compétences et le savoir-faire de notre équipe pour servir nos clients − au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde − avec rigueur et professionnalisme. Notre mission première : simplifier la complexité en proposant des perspectives éclairantes.

Industry

Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-17

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