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Legal Assistant

Date Posted: July 12, 2019
Closing Date: July 26, 2019
Job Type: Graduate Employment
Job Category: Business, Finance And Administration Occupations
Number of Positions: 1
Job Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

About the Position

Do you enjoy working in a team environment? Are you an experienced administrative professional looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Do you excel in providing exceptional client service while working in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative environment in which you learn everyday?

McInnes Cooper is seeking motivated and proactive Legal Assistant to join our Corporate Legal Support Services team in our Halifax office. The incumbent will be responsible for providing high quality administrative support for a group of corporate lawyers within an innovative team support model; working to ensure all clients receive the highest level of service.


As a Legal Assistant, you will be responsible for:

  • Working in a team environment assisting in the daily functions of a corporate practice group;
  • Ensuring our lawyers' practices are organized efficiently, and that clients' expectations are consistently exceeded;
  • Being creative, sharing ideas, learning from others and sharing your skills and knowledge; and,Challenging yourself and your team every day; and having fun while doing so!


The successful candidate will possess the following skill set:

  • The ideal candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education;
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in an administrative role; experience working in corporate law would be considered as asset;
  • Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and a genuine interest in keeping up to date with the newest technology;
  • Excel in a demanding, high-paced team environment, be highly detail-oriented, and flexible to changing priorities;
  • Exceptional communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism; and,
  • A positive attitude and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment.

About the Company

McInnes Cooper
1969 Upper Water Street, Suite 1300
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3R7

Phone: (902) 425-6500

Company Contact

Alana Burgess / Nick Sacre
Preferred Contact: Apply online at: https://www.mcinnescooper.com/career-opportunities/legal-assistant-halifax/

Documents to be Forwarded

  • Resume
  • Cover letter