Law Clerk, Supreme Court of Nova Scotia

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The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia is looking to hire a law clerk to provide support and assistance to the Judges of that Court. This is a one-year term, typically starting in August. The term is renewable. 

The clerk's duties include conducting detailed research and preparing memoranda of law, reviewing files before and after hearings in the Supreme Court, preparing preliminary briefings on points of law, assisting the Chambers judge, and assisting in the preparation of materials for judges' seminars and related issues. The law clerk works out of the Law Courts in downtown Halifax. 

All applicants must have graduated from a recognized law school. Preference will be given to candidates who are admitted as a member of the Bar of a province or territory of Canada. The ability to read and work in French is not essential but considered an asset.

The deadline to apply for the 2019/20 term is Friday, March 15, 2019. For more information on the position and how to apply, please visit

Expiry Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2019