Wills & Estates Staff 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 a Wills and Estates Staff Lawyer to join our firm.


-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.


-Providing legal guidance and advice on estate planning matters, including wills, powers of attorneys, and personal directives.
-Providing legal guidance and advice on Probate and Administration of Estates.
-Maintaining excellent communication with clients, support staff and colleagues.
-Ensuring excellent file management.


-Three + years of relevant work experience;
-Demonstrated excellent client service and communication skills;
-Strong research and writing skills and demonstrated ability to navigate complex issues;
-Proven effective client and practice management skills;
-Self-motivated and can work independently but also values working collaboratively, and
-Brings a compassionate approach to the practice of Wills and Estates.


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 nslegalcareers@coxandpalmer.com

Link to Job Posting: https://coxandpalmerlaw.com/career/wills-estates-staff-lawyer-halifax-ns/

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 07/26/2024