BURCHELL MACDOUGALL LLP LEGAL ASSISTANT- Contract 15 months

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Burchell MacDougall LLP is a full service law firm with offices in Truro, Halifax, Wolfville and Elmsdale.We require a legal assistant for our Halifax office for a 15 month contract commencing November 1, 2018.   The role will include:

  • preparing correspondence and legal documents
  • managing incoming correspondence and emails
  • communicating in a professional manner with clients, courts and others
  • maintaining organized and complete client files
  • preparing legal accounts
  • calendar maintenance, scheduling and organizing

 Qualifications and skills:

  • two years’ prior property and corporate experience in a law firm (preferred)
  • completion of paralegal educational program (preferred)
  • strong computer skills
  • strong verbal and written communication skills
  • excellent  analytical  skills  with  attention  to  detail
  • strong organizational and time management skills
  • excellent proofreading skills
  • ability to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative
  • willingness to learn and contribute to the team.

 The position is a full-time, contract position. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Health, dental, life and disability insurance and fitness allowance
  • RRSP savings programs. 

 Please direct cover letter and resume in confidence to L. Hyndman, Director of Finance & Administration by email at lhyndman@burchellmacdougall.com. Burchell MacDougall LLPP.O. Box 1128Truro, N.S. B2N 5H1

Expiry Date: 
Friday, November 2, 2018