Senior Counsel

Senior Counsel


Location Address:
100 Queens Quay East, 9th Floor, Toronto

Pay: $91,782.00 - $176,176.00

Job Posting Description:

Senior Legal Counsel (Labour/Employment Law)

Are you a practical and strategic labour and employment lawyer? Do you strive for excellence and results in representing clients in litigation? Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer, you will represent the LCBO at the Grievance Settlement Board and other administrative bodies and provide labour and employment law support to a variety of internal clients.

If you thrive on change, embrace challenge, and are a passionate litigator dedicated to delivering exceptional results and legal solutions, then this is the role for you!

What’s the role about?

  • Supporting the operations of the LCBO by providing legal advice on the full range of labour and employment matters.
  • Assessing and communicating legal risk while collaborating on the development of business strategies.
  • Representing the LCBO at labour arbitration, human rights proceedings, and labour board proceedings.

What will you bring to the team?
  • A Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) or Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree.
  • Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.
  • 3 to 8 years of post-call experience dealing with a focus on employment and labour law matters, gained from a law firm or in-house legal department.
  • Exceptional business judgement, relationship-building skills, and creativity.
  • Ability to take leadership of and manage legal projects and a busy litigation schedule.
  • Practical, solutions-oriented, problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to present issues, options, and recommendations to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Excellent litigation, negotiation and drafting skills.
  • Experience managing multiple priorities, stakeholders, and deadlines.
  • Solid legal training and pragmatic experience in labour and employment law matters.
  • Experience in any of the following specific areas, while not mandatory, should be highlighted in your cover letter:
    • experience in representing retail and/or public institutions
    • experience in human resources
    • related post-secondary education in human resources or industrial relations.

There is a world of opportunities at the LCBO…

Join an organization where you can be challenged while achieving your true potential. A place where you can make a positive impact supporting Ontario business and communities. Discover a safe, healthy, diverse, inclusive, and accountable workplace where your wellbeing is our top priority. At the LCBO, your contributions are respected and valued. Be part of our journey as we invest in people and technology to transform an organization. There really is a world of opportunities at the LCBO.

We foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, so everyone feels valued, respected, and heard. The LCBO is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an interview or employment opportunity, please advise if you require an accommodation.

Please submit your resume via Workday by 11:59pm on the deadline date. We appreciate your interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Job Posting End Date:

November 30, 2022

The LCBO is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

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