Developing Employment Hiring Practices

When it comes to developing hiring practices that will ensure the success of your practice, the considerations are many and varied. For example, can you systematically identify the necessary skills, competencies and qualities for each position you need to fill? Can you mitigate unconscious bias when building your candidate pool and use interviews and reference checks to gather relevant information about candidates?


Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, “Outline of a Law Office Manual”, (January 2024).

The Law Society of British Columbia, “Practice Resource – Guidelines for recruiting, interviewing and hiring practices”, (December 2006),

Lawyers’ Insurance Association of Nova Scotia, “Sample Interview Questions”, (n.d.).

Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, “Six Steps to Make Your Legal Workplace Equitable”, (May 2021).