Lawyers (Opportunities in Fredericton and Saint John, NB)

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Stewart McKelvey is an innovative, client-driven law firm committed to providing the highest quality of ethical legal services, earning clients' trust and striving to meet and exceed expectations.

Since becoming the first regional law firm more than 20 years ago, Stewart McKelvey has grown to become one of the 20 largest law firms in Canada, with six offices across four provinces. We are growing again and are looking to add exceptional lawyers to our Fredericton and Saint John, New Brunswick offices.

In Fredericton, we would welcome inquiries from lawyers with the following skills and level of experience:     

  • six to eight years of practice experience focused on labour and employment matters;
  • ​four to six years of practice experience on general litigation matters; or    
  • four to six years of practice experience on general corporate commercial matters.

In Saint John, we would welcome inquiries from lawyers with the following skills and level of experience:·        

  • eight to ten years of practice experience focused on general corporate commercial matters including experience on public private partnerships and public infrastructure work; or      
  • six to eight years of practice experience focused on labour and employment matters.Candidates with strong interpersonal and communication skills will be given preference.

Applicants should outline their experience working as a practicing lawyer as well as managing client matters.

The firm invests in its people, technology and its business to ensure the continued delivery of the quality service that clients have come to expect from the firm. Driven by its commitment to outperform expectations, Stewart McKelvey is on the cutting edge of legal technology and process solutions. Tightly integrated within the firm’s workflows are innovative approaches to the practice of law and a desire to optimize service delivery.

Stewart McKelvey takes pride in providing exceptional service to our clients, both locally and nationally, and our ability to offer challenging legal work often found only in larger urban centres. We offer a collegial work environment, unsurpassed technical and professional support, a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to work with some of Atlantic Canada’s leading lawyers.

Please visit our website at stewartmckelvey.com to learn more about our firm. Interested applicants must be a member in good standing with a Canadian Law Society and should provide a resume and cover letter, by email, to hr@stewartmckelvey.com, including detail on the type of practice experience the applicant offers, by Friday, March 4, 2016. 

If you have specific questions about these roles, please contact Susan Hayes, Chief Professional Resources Officer, at shayes@stewartmckelvey.com or 902.490.8574. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

No agencies please.

Expiry Date: 
Friday, March 4, 2016