Personal Injury Legal Assistant – McKiggan Hebert


We are looking for exceptional – exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills. If you are exceptional we are looking for you to join our team as a full time legal assistant at our offices in Purdy’s Wharf on the waterfront in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This is a full-time permanent position.

About Us

Mckiggan Hebert was founded by senior lawyers John McKiggan QC and Brian Hebert. With combined experience of 60 years we have received national recognition for our work and have recently been named one of the top 10 personal injury law firms in Canada. We serve clients throughout the Atlantic region.

We are 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.

To apply:

Send your cover letter, resume and references to our Office Manager, Tia Howell at 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.


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, completing invoices, 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.

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.

Work with Us

McKiggan Hebert offers a flexible, family-friendly, small office atmosphere while maintaining high professional standards and superior client service and great view of Halifax Harbour! Centrally located in Purdy’s Wharf on the Halifax Boardwalk, we are a few steps away from all major bus routes and just a short walk through the pedways to Scotia Square with lots of shops and food. Apply now to start your career with one of Atlantic Canada’s leading personal injury firms. We look forward to working with you!

Job Expiry/Deadline: 6/12/2020