Associate Lawyer – Family Law

  • Burchell MacDougall LLP
  • Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Feb 13, 2018
Full time Lawyer (Private Practice)

Job Description

Associate Lawyer – Family Law

Burchell MacDougall LLP is a full service law firm with offices in Truro, Halifax, Wolfville and Elmsdale. We have an immediate opportunity for an Associate Lawyer in Family Law in our Truro office.

As part of a small, established team you will have the opportunity to build a practice and be given immediate responsibility and client contact. The role is ideal for a lawyer with 2 to 3 years of experience; however we will consider other candidates with relevant experience and skills.

We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Membership in good standing with a provincial bar and eligible for membership in the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and deadlines while maintaining composure and professionalism
  • Demonstrated commitment to client service and legal excellence

The position is a full-time, permanent position. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, life and disability insurance and fitness allowance.

Please combine your cover letter and resume into one document and submit in confidence to M. Knol, Director of Finance & Administration by email at

Burchell MacDougall LLP
P.O. Box 1128
Truro, N.S. B2N 5H1

Practice Area(s)

Family Law


2-3 years