We are always looking for talented people to join our team.

Available Positions

WeirFoulds is a full-service law firm with 110 lawyers and 35 business support professionals. A firm is only as good as its people and at WeirFoulds we are committed to hiring top talent. We are seeking an HR Manager to join our Talent team.  We offer a friendly and collaborative culture, where you will not only be working at a great place but also getting the mentorship and opportunities to help you learn and develop so you can fulfill your potential.

In this new role you will be reporting to the Director of Talent while also working closely in collaboration with the members of the Talent team. You will be responsible for supporting our associate, student and clerk populations, acting as first point of contact for consultation on employee relations and HR issues including recruitment and selection, performance management, compensation, learning and professional development, conflict resolution, and day-to-day HR operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruitment and Selection: prepare the business case for new hires, screen resumes, interview and conduct reference checks, coordinate interviews with hiring group, and prepare offer letters for new hires. You will also be responsible for the employee onboarding experience.
  • Performance Management: Coordinate the performance management process including annual reviews and development of performance improvements plans as required.
  • Compensation: Assist with the annual compensation review process, recommending and processing salary adjustments; participating in and reviewing external salary survey data to ensure market competitiveness
  • Learning and Professional Development: collaborate with lawyers to identify training and development needs, and determine the appropriate means to deliver and measure the success of related programs
  • Employee Relations:  Provide internal coaching, counseling and consulting services on HR related issues. Conduct and document all meetings relating to disciplinary issues. Conduct terminations as required. Manage the off boarding of employees including conduct and document exit interviews with resigning employees.
  • Law Students: Assist with the end-to-end student recruitment process, including resume screening, on campus interviews, in-firm interviews, selection and offers.
  • Day-to-day HR Operations: Assist with HR processes and administration for the legal population which could include disability management, leave of absence management, assisting with drafting contracts/agreements including updating HR policies/processes and addressing staff queries related to HR policy/process interpretation.
  • Special HR Projects: perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications/Education and Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years HR experience as a generalist in professional services (ideally law)
  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources or equivalent
  • CHRP designation would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication and client service skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective, collaborative relationships with all levels including senior management
  • Advanced interpersonal skills including conflict management and managing difficult situations including confidential issues with diplomacy, tact and discretion
  • Solid problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to provide practical and/or innovative solutions
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple projects and initiatives within established timelines
  • Strong compliance mindset with good knowledge of Canadian employment legislation (Employment Standards, OH&S, Human Rights, AODA etc.)
  • Strong technical skills, with an advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook), Law firm document management (preferably iManage), ViDesktop and an HRIS database (preferably ADP WorkForce Now)

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application online, including a cover letter and resume. Please click here to apply online. 

We thank all those who apply. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

WeirFoulds LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, WeirFoulds LLP is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes. Should you require an accommodation, please inform us as soon as possible by reaching out to Amita Bhika, Human Resources Manager, by phone 647-715-3502, and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

The principles of employment equity, diversity and human rights are an integral part of WeirFoulds corporate culture. In part, this stems from the fact that we have strong roots in Canada and the Greater Toronto Area, and our people reflect our Canadian identity. WeirFoulds continues to strive to be a fully integrated multicultural firm. We adhere to strict principles to provide an open and inclusive workplace for our lawyers and support staff.

IT Help Desk Specialist (Contract 6-months)

A firm is only as good as its people and at WeirFoulds we are committed to hiring top talent. We encourage you to join our team if you are a self-starter who shares our passion for delivering exceptional client service and building a terrific firm. Our friendly and collaborative culture means WeirFoulds is not only a great place to work, but a great place to develop and thrive. We support and nurture our team enabling you to fulfil your potential and help shape the future of our firm.

WeirFoulds LLP is currently looking for an IT Help Desk Specialist for a 6 month fixed term contract role, with a possibility of being extended or converted to full-time.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, confident, adaptable, collaborative and client service focused. It is beneficial if the candidate has worked in a law firm before and has at least 3 years of experience.

Responsibilities:

Provides level 1 support to resolve incidents. This role will be required to provide on call support evenings and week-ends on a rotational basis.

Must have:

  • IT Help Desk experience, at least 3 years.
  • Troubleshooting experience for end user hardware
  • Troubleshooting experience for Windows 10 and Office 365 installations, and other Windows applications
  • Troubleshooting and installation experience for iPhones
  • Windows and Office 365 Account management
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office add-ons management
  • Knowledge on how to troubleshoot audio-video equipment

Nice to have:

  • In depth understanding of Active Directory, Office 365 and Group Policies
  • Understanding of Single Sign-on platforms like Okta or OneLogin
  • Knowledge and experience with a MDM platform
  • Experience with creation and management of software images
  • Knowledge of law firm specific software (like IntApp Open, Walls, iManage 10)
  • IP telephony, UC-One preferred
  • Citrix remote access servers
  • Knowledge on how to troubleshoot network, server space issues

Why join WeirFoulds

  • Opportunity to learn new technologies and grow as part of a competent and dedicated IT team
  • Be part of the team that will evolve digital transformation for the law firm

Candidates who meet the above qualifications and experience are asked to please submit your application online, including a cover letter.

Please click here to apply online.

We thank all those who apply however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

WeirFoulds LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, WeirFoulds LLP is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes. Should you require an accommodation, please inform us as soon as possible by reaching out to Amita Bhika, Human Resources Manager, by email abhika@weirfoulds.com or by phone 416-365-1110, and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. 

The principles of employment equity, diversity and human rights are an integral part of WeirFoulds corporate culture. In part, this stems from the fact that we have strong roots in Canada and the Greater Toronto Area, and our people reflect our Canadian identity. WeirFoulds continues to strive to be a fully integrated multicultural firm. We adhere to strict principles to provide an open and inclusive workplace for our lawyers and support staff. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. We thank all those who apply. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more, please contact:

Amita Bhika
Human Resources Manager
647.715.3502
abhika@weirfoulds.com