Business Law Associate Lawyer

Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely on for solid legal solutions.

Our Halifax office is currently seeking an Associate Lawyer to join our Business Law practice group.


Mentorship in a friendly and welcoming environment;
-Work in an interesting, rewarding, and ever-changing area of the law;
-An inclusive culture that values diverse perspectives and equitable opportunities;
-Competitive compensation and benefits package;
-Working with highly skilled support staff; and
-Flexible work arrangements.


We welcome and encourage applications from persons who identify as women, visible minorities, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community/people with diverse gender identities and sexual orientations. Applicants from these equity-priority groups may self-identify in their application.


-Service clients in a wide range of business law related matters, review and negotiate commercial and transactional contracts including commercial leases, shareholder agreements, share purchase agreements, financing agreements, etc.
-Advise on corporate and commercial legal aspects of and implement business and tax strategies in the context of corporate reorganizations, mergers, and acquisitions.
-Advise on a variety of business law matters.


-Three + years of relevant work experience;
-Strong research and writing skills and demonstrated ability to navigate complex business issues;
-Self-motivated and can work independently but also values working collaboratively;
-Proven effective client and practice management skills;
-Excellent negotiation and communication skills, and
-Demonstrating an entrepreneurial mindset is an asset.

Candidates must be a member in good standing with a Canadian Law Society and should submit a resume and covering letter detailing relevant practice experience to:

Jillian Gorbold, Director of Professional Talent

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 07/26/2024