Personal Injury Assistant

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McKiggan Hebert Lawyers

McKiggan Hebert is currently seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to join our team at our new offices on Spring Garden Road in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This is a permanent full time position. The successful candidate will support the legal practice of multiple lawyers in a team environment in the areas of criminal and personal injury law. Responsibilities will include client service and correspondence, preparing and managing documents and files, entering time, completing invoices, managing calendars, and other related duties. The successful candidate will have a Legal Assistant or Paralegal diploma from a recognized institution, strong technology skills particularly with MS Office and time keeping and billing software, and a minimum of three years’ experience in a Legal Assistant role. Candidates with equivalent experience will be considered. The candidate must be detail-oriented, have exceptional personal integrity, be flexible with changing schedules and duties, demonstrate outstanding client service and communication skills and be a strong team player. Although this position will primarily support our criminal defence and personal injury practice areas, experience in the area of Business law is considered an asset.

About Us

McKiggan Hebert was recently founded by senior lawyers John McKiggan, Q.C. and Brian Hebert to carry on their respective practices.

John McKiggan was the founding partner of APM Law responsible for that firm’s personal injury practice. He has received recognition as one of the top personal injury lawyers in Atlantic Canada.

Brian Hebert has been serving clients in the areas of business, personal injury, environmental and Aboriginal law for 25 years. We serve clients throughout the Atlantic region. 

McKiggan Hebert is strongly committed to client satisfaction. We are focused on delivering results to clients while operating in a respectful and professional work environment. We offer excellent remuneration and continuing professional development opportunities. We value and support the volunteer work and community service of our employees. 

To apply

Send your cover letter and resume to john@mckigganhebert.com. Qualified candidates will be interviewed as applications are received. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted 

Expiry Date: 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014