Legal Assistant – Float

Legal Assistant – Float

One of Halifax’s leading law firms, Burchell Wickwire Bryson LLP, (“BWB”) is currently recruiting for a full-time, permanent Legal Assistant – Float.

BWB provides a wide range of legal services to regional, national and international clients, including multinational corporations, small business owners, major banks, individuals, insurance companies and all levels of government.

Reporting to the Manager of Human Resources, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in various areas of law with many different lawyers. We are interested in receiving resumes from junior, intermediate, or senior legal assistants.

Float legal assistants will have the opportunity to move to assigned legal assistant positions as they become available. The float legal assistant role is a great opportunity to get to know the firm and its people and allow you to chart your legal assistant career path.

Required Skills:

Legal assistant/paralegal education.
Sound judgment in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
Proven ability to provide above-average client service.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Resourceful and exercises good judgement.
Reliable and dependable.
Experience in a professional services office environment is preferred.
Flexibility, initiative, organization and prioritization skills are critical.
Strong communication skills.
Excellent spelling and grammar skills.
Produce high quality documents.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Takes pride in a job well done.
Professional demeanor.
Ability to work in a team environment with all members of the firm.
Excellent computer knowledge – full Microsoft Office Suite.
Knowledge of other software programs will be considered an asset.

BWB offers a competitive salary and full comprehensive benefit package.
Please visit our website at to learn more about our firm.

Send resume and cover letter in one combined pdf to:
Charlene Harrison, Human Resources Manager

Application review begins as applications are received. Position will remain open until filled. We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please note that any offer of employment will be conditional upon a satisfactory background check.

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 05/31/2024