Employment Lawyer & Labour Lawyer | Bradford

Zeilikman Law: Labour and Employment Lawyers in Bradford West Gwillimbury

Are you embroiled in employment or labour legal disputes? Whether employer or employee, get the representation you need to deal with a wrongful dismissal, a matter of professional discipline, or denial of long-term health benefits.

With its rich agricultural history, and its close proximity to Toronto and Barrie, the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury’s continuing prosperity is anchored by its key economic sectors: agriculture, manufacturing, and plastics.

Home to a small but skilled workforce of about 15,000, many of whom work in the agricultural and food processing industries, Bradford West Gwillimbury is located in one of the richest and most productive farmland regions in Ontario, which includes the Holland Marsh. When legal disagreements arise between employers and workers, you need a trusted legal team to help you understand the issues, explore resolutions available to you, and above all, represent your interests.

That’s why people turn to Zeilikman Law. Our practice represents clients in communities throughout Simcoe County and across the Bradford region – the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Bond Head, Dunkerron, Green Valley, Pinkerton, Fisher’s Corner, Newton Robinson, Coulson, and Deerhurst.

Working to Protect Your Rights and Your Interests

Our team of experienced and knowledgeable barristers and solicitors can help you stickhandle through a wide range of stressful, legal issues, including:

  • Labour and employment law. Wrongful dismissals, sexual harassment, disability claims, class action lawsuits, business sales, arbitrations and grievances
  • Employment disputes and professional discipline. We represent engineers, chartered accountants, architects, social workers, teachers, human resource professionals, nurses, real estate agents and brokers
  • Workplace group coverage. Medical benefits, denial of long-term disability benefits, group insurance liability

Give yourself peace of mind by knowing you have experienced counsel, advice, and representation from a savvy team of skilled lawyers who are well-versed in employment law and labour law.

Legal Receptionist

Zeilikman Law is an employment law firm located in Vaughan, Ontario. We are looking to hire a legal receptionist to join our firm. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working as a receptionist at another law firm.

Location: Vaughan, Ontario.

Start Date: Immediately.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. Full time. In-person only. This is not a remote work position.

Wages: 35,000 to 40,000 per year.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage our firm’s multi-line telephone system to receive incoming calls.  Screen incoming telephone call inquiries to determine the nature of the telephone call and provide standard information related to our legal services.  Take and deliver messages and route incoming telephone calls to the appropriate staff person.
  • Answer general inquiries coming from the firm’s social media and website email.
  • Welcome in-person visitors upon arrival.  Direct visitors to the appropriate staff person and / or office or boardroom.
  • Organize in-person visitor schedule to prevent overlap and multiple bookings.
  • Receive, sort, and distribute daily mail and deliveries.
  • Arrange for couriers.
  • Keep front reception, kitchenette area and boardroom tidy.
  • Perform various clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, and faxing on an as-needed basis.
  • Process client or other payments.
  • May be asked to run minor errands outside of office such as attending post office to arrange a courier or pick up mail.
  • May be asked to assist other law clerks or lawyers of the firm as required and as appropriate.
  • Any other basic administrative duties or tasks as deemed appropriate.

Required Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of general office procedures including filing, faxing, and printing and copying.
  • Basic word processing computer skills.
  • Proficient in receptionist and telephone practices, etiquette, and decorum.
  • Professional attitude and appearance.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Positive customer service attitude is a must.
  • Must be able to maintain confidential and sensitive information.

Education and Experience:

  • Highschool diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in an office setting with an emphasis in accounting, reception or clerical work is required.   We would prefer experience in a law firm environment.

Applications for this position should be sent via email to jennifer@zeilikmanlaw.com. All applications should include a cover letter, resume and at least two references. Only successful candidates will be contacted.