Indigenous Law Associate - Regina

May 22 2023
Expected expiry date: June 6 2023
Industries Legal
Categories Community, Social Services, Nonprofit,
Regina, SK • Full time

Our established Indigenous practice group is in search of an energetic, motivated and client focused professional to join the team in our Regina, Saskatchewan, office. Candidates should have at least three to five years’ experience in Indigenous law and possess a strong commitment to Indigenous peoples’ self-determination and the advancement of Indigenous legal orders.

Our Indigenous practice group currently serves First Nations, Métis and Inuit governments across Western Canada, advising on a wide variety of legal matters including litigation and negotiations of Aboriginal and treaty rights specific claims, commercial law to advance economic development within Indigenous Nations, lands and land management, labour and employment law, health and child welfare governance, law-making within Indigenous inherent jurisdiction, environmental legislation, and regulatory and administrative law.

The successful candidate will receive close mentorship from senior lawyers within the practice group. As a full-service law firm, we work together as a team to provide the highest level of service excellence to help our Indigenous clients succeed in their goals.

In addition to a proven track record of solid legal ability, we look for strong interpersonal skills, sound judgment and a pragmatic, cost-effective approach to serving our Indigenous clients.

Our diversity statement

MLT Aikins is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive and diverse work environment. Our principles of diversity, equity and inclusion create a space for everyone to collaborate, allowing us to deliver excellent and increasingly innovative legal service to our clients. We encourage individuals of a diverse group to apply to our job postings.

We welcome and encourage individuals who identify as members of Indigenous Nations, and those who identify as belonging to diverse groups, including but not limited to persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation, to disclose this in their application.
If you’re interested in joining MLT Aikins, please submit your cover letter, resumé and three references using the application form below. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
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