Employment Lawyer

Employment Lawyer

We are Seabrook Workplace Law (SWL), a dynamic, leading employment law firm in Toronto. We are in search of a legal whizz, a client champion, and a superstar litigator. We are looking for a lawyer that is aligned with our firm values, and who can be a creative, collaborative contributor to the SWL team.

We believe law isn’t all about contracts, clauses, and courtrooms – it’s about people. And we thrive on a culture that celebrates diversity, encourages individuality, and empowers our people to be their authentic selves everyday (we even put that on our website). If you are looking for a firm where you can enjoy the harmonious integration of your work and life, we are the firm for you!

What makes SWL shine?
  • Our SWL values guide our business and our work.
  • Each member of our team is encouraged to be their authentic self every day, and to let that authenticity shine through their work and contributions to the firm.
  • We are committed to creating diverse and inclusive workplaces, and we start with ours.
  • We are fully remote, so you can work your way, where you want to work. We are also completely paperless!
  • We stay connected through weekly team and 1-1 meetings, and monthly work days at various locations in the city.
  • We have a quarterly fun event to connect outside of work
  • We are a team. We work together, win together, and build the firm together.
  • Looking to develop? You will be given opportunities to be the lead on files, and show your stuff to clients from the beginning.
  • Our Amazing Team, a blend of seasoned legal pros and fresh thinkers who are supportive, innovative, and fun.
  • We care about your Health & Wellness with benefits that promote physical, mental, and financial health.

You are the Legal Superstar:
We are looking for a collaborative, forward-thinking lawyer, who is committed to building SWL as a leading provider of employment law services to employers.
  • Jump right in and give brilliant legal services to our employer clients.
  • Bring your 'A' game to represent clients in court, tribunals, and in arbitration.
  • Flourish in complex litigation involving a wide range of employment-related disputes.
  • Be the dazzling drafter of pleadings, motions, and appellate documents.
  • Conduct discovery and perform legal research that leaves no stone unturned.
  • Strategically plan and present arguments and counter-arguments.
  • Exhibit your people skills during client consultations and witness interviews.
  • Guide clients through the legal landscape with your expert knowledge and advice.
  • Show your legal leadership by taking ownership of developing your practice, with encouragement, support and guidance from our founder.
  • Let your business ideas shine by contributing to the growth of the firm, our workflows, marketing, and other areas of business development.
  • Be a techie - we love legal tech, so we would like you to be familiar with Clio, Google Workspaces, and the latest legal research tools (BlueJ Legal, Alexsi, etc.)
  • Be a contributor to your communities. We want you to have the time and support to give back.

At SWL, we know your worth and strive to reflect it in our competitive compensation package:
  • Attractive Salary that rewards your experience and skills.
  • Bonuses based on hours performance, because when you work hard you should be rewarded.
  • Bonuses for bringing in clients.
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance to keep you in tip-top shape.
  • And last but not least, generous Paid Time Off for you to relax, rejuvenate and return with more energy.

These are the skills we are looking for in our legal superstar:
  • J.D. from an accredited law school and an active member of the Ontario Bar.
  • Proven litigation and employment law experience (3-5 years preferred, but we are primarily interested in strong legal and litigation skills).
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Stellar research and analytical skills.

Let's break the monotony of regular job applications, shall we?
Show us your uniqueness and creativity in the application process. Your “cover letter” could be anything – a dramatic monologue, a 60-second TikTok reel, a power-packed haiku, or a spirited video of you sharing your experiences – the stage is yours!

But, in all this fun, let’s not forget the essentials. We also need:
  • Your Resume: Highlight your litigation skills and experiences. Let your achievements shine!
  • Law School Transcripts: A testament of your hard work and dedication during those caffeine-fueled nights.
  • Writing Samples: Give us a taste of your stellar legal writing abilities.