Employment & Labour Associate

May 8, 2023

Our Employment & Labour group at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is growing. We are looking for an Associate with two to five years of experience to join our top-ranked Employment & Labour group in the Toronto office. We welcome lawyers with private practice or in-house experience to apply.

Blakes has been a leader in management employment and labour law for decades. The lawyers in our Employment & Labour group have expertise in all areas of employment and labour law. We provide strategic advice and counsel to some of Canada’s largest employers on contractual and compensation issues, workplace investigations, dismissals, human rights and accommodation, pay equity, labour relations and collective bargaining, occupational health and safety, employee privacy, corporate restructurings, and purchase and sale transactions. Our lawyers also represent clients in proceedings before courts, tribunals, boards and arbitrators when workplace disputes cannot be resolved through negotiation.

For more information on the Blakes Employment & Labour group, please visit www.blakes.com.

All interested applicants should submit their cover letter, résumé and all post-secondary school transcripts directly to our online application portal by clicking on submit application or visiting our careers website. Applications should be addressed to: Kari Abrams, Director, Legal Personnel & Professional Development.

Blakes welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. The Firm is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment comprised of people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities and cultures.

The Firm provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities and in respect of other protected grounds during the recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP


Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is a leading business law firm with offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, New York, London, Bahrain and Beijing. Serving a diverse national and international client base, our integrated office network provides clients with access to the Firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law. Whether an issue is local or multi-jurisdictional, practice-area specific or interdisciplinary, Blakes handles transactions of all sizes and levels of complexity. We also focus on building long-term relationships with clients by providing unparalleled client service and the highest standard of legal advice, always informed by the business context. More information on Blakes is available by visiting the Firm's website at www.blakes.com or by following us on Twitter @BlakesLaw.

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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP



Size of Company

200 + people

Area of Practice

Labour & Employment

Experience Required

2+ years