Legal Counsel, Employment

Legal Counsel, Employment



THE TEAM
Everyone in our Legal Department has a common goal: To provide legal advice and solutions that manage risk exposure.

THE OPPORTUNITY
As a member of the Legal team, you will be part of the team responsible for providing legal advice and support to internal business partners to enable effective decision-making. As Legal Counsel, Employment, you will support with ensuring compliance in Aritzia’s employment policies and practices through legal research, infrastructure building (including reference materials and templates), litigation assistance and external counsel partnership, in Canada and the USA. And, with the skills you gain in this role, the opportunities are endless – from a rewarding career in the Legal Department to continued growth and development within Aritzia. 

THE ROLE
As the Legal Counsel, Employment, you will support with:
  • Drafting, updating, and implementing employment terms across the business, including employment contracts, restrictive covenants, terminations agreements, and more
  • Risk mitigation and workplace investigations, including transitions, human rights, employment standards and more

THE QUALIFICATIONS
The Legal Counsel, Employment has:
  • A desire to learn and apply Aritzia's Business and People Leadership principles 
  • An appetite to take on new opportunities and challenges, with a passion to continue to develop and grow
  • The following proven skills, education, and required certifications to operate in the role: 
    • Law Degree from a recognized university
    • Current member in good standing of the law society of British Columbia, or other Canadian or US jurisdiction
    • Experience in employment law practice in a law firm and/or in-house role in Canada or the USA
  • A sense of urgency to get things done and an ability to contribute to business decisions considering top line and bottom line impacts

THE PERKS
Some of the industry-leading benefits you will receive working at Aritzia:
  • A-OK Commissary & Café - Our in-office, world-class bistro and café
  • The SET - Our in-house gym, with state-of-the art equipment and custom classes
  • Product Discount - Our famous product discount, online and in store
  • Amenities - Facilities include private parent's room, bike storage rooms, and shower facilities with complimentary conveniences
  • Dog Friendly Office - Bring your best friend to work


ARITZIA

Aritzia is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Our goal is to be inclusive, diverse, and representative of the communities where we work while creating an environment where every person can enjoy a successful career. This commitment applies to all candidates and employees regardless of race, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, place of origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, marital status, disability, age, and any other protected characteristic. 

Requests for accommodation due to a disability or any other protected characteristic can be made at any stage of the recruitment process and during employment by contacting our People & Culture Team.

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