Corporate/Commercial associate required

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Patterson Law is an established Nova Scotia law firm with offices in Truro, New Glasgow and Halifax and with clients whose interests range from global to purely local. Our 100 lawyers and staff are dedicated to meeting our clients’ diverse legal needs.We are seeking an experienced lawyer for our Corporate/Commercial/Tax practice to provide service to our clients in Central Nova Scotia. This position will be based in our Truro office.

The successful candidate will have 1-5 years’ minimum post-call experience either managing general corporate/commercial law files or corporate/commercial/tax law files including assisting clients with varied commercial, corporate and/or tax needs. We are looking for someone that has the ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships and client attraction.

The Lawyer will focus on developing a strong client base and delivering high quality legal services including but not limited to:

  • General Corporate Commercial
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Divestitures and Spin-offs
  • Estate planning and Succession

Must be a member in good standing of a provincial bar and eligible for membership in the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society. 

Candidates must have strong communication skills, demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team. We want to attract people who are committed to meeting the needs of our clients, are committed to the practice of law and committed to working at a firm that has the highest standards of practice. 

Our lawyers work in a challenging and rewarding work environment that is motivating and supportive of their long term goals.

Interested candidates with a desire to grow their commercial/corporate/tax law practice should apply in confidence via email to Susan Shute at

Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Expiry Date: 
Tuesday, November 24, 2015