This role provides legal advice and counsel on employment law matters.
The successful candidate will provide and manage the delivery of legal and regulatory advice on range of employment law issues, including hiring, termination, compensation, pensions and benefits for and on behalf of BMO Financial Group. Provides leadership or assistance with employment issues, including negotiating appropriate resolution to matters and managing outside counsel. Assists and supports M&A activities as related to employment law issues.
Provides legal advice based on knowledge of legal principles, practices and procedures, and knowledge of the financial services industry and its environment. Influences and negotiates to achieve business objectives. Works to achieve organizational goals while minimizing legal risk.
Location : 100 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario
Less than 7 years of legal practice or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Degree in law (LLB or JD) and license to practice law in relevant jurisdiction.
Private practice, in-house experience or experience at regulatory body relating to the regulation of business/group activities may be required.
Knowledge in legal field, typically with a functional or business line specialization.
Knowledge of business and regulatory environment in which BMO Financial Group operates.
Proficient knowledge of subject matter legal requirements and the operations of a single client group.
At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.
As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.