McKiggan Hebert seeking Legal Assistant

McKiggan Hebert is currently seeking a Legal Assistant to join our team at our offices in Purdy’s Wharf in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This is a full-time permanent position. The successful candidate will support a practice in personal injury law. Responsibilities will include client service and correspondence, preparing and managing documents and files, entering time, managing calendars, and other related duties.

The successful candidate will have a Legal Assistant or Paralegal diploma from a recognized institution, strong technology skills particularly with MS Office and time keeping and billing software. Experience as a Personal Injury Legal Assistant an asset. Experience with Filevine an asset. The candidate must be detail-oriented, have exceptional personal integrity, be flexible with changing schedules and duties, demonstrate outstanding client service and communication skills and be a strong team player.

About Us

McKiggan Hebert was founded by senior lawyers John McKiggan, Q.C. and Brian Hebert. John McKiggan was a founding partner of APM Law responsible for that firm’s personal injury practice. He has received recognition as one of the top personal injury lawyers in Atlantic Canada. Brian Hebert has been serving clients in the areas of business, personal injury, environmental and Aboriginal law for 30 years. We serve clients throughout the Atlantic region.

McKiggan Hebert is strongly committed to client satisfaction. We are focused on delivering results to clients while operating in a respectful and professional work environment. We offer excellent remuneration and continuing professional development opportunities. We value and support the volunteer work and community service of our employees.

Salary range:

Based on experience.

To apply:

Send your cover letter, resume and references to our Office Manager, Tia Howell at [email protected] with the subject line “Personal Injury Legal Assistant”

Qualified candidates will be interviewed as applications are received. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 04/30/2023