Legal Assistant – Burchell MacDougall LLP: Wolfville, NS


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Position: Legal Assistant

Employer: Burchell MacDougall LLP

Location: Wolfville, NS

Job Description:

Legal Assistant – Burchell MacDougall LLP: Wolfville, NS

Legal Assistant Burchell MacDougall LLP is a full-service law firm with offices in Truro, Halifax, Wolfville, and Elmsdale and we are one of the oldest and most established law firms in Nova Scotia, with 70+ lawyers and support staff providing service to clients throughout Nova Scotia and Atlantic Canada. We have an immediate need for a Legal Assistant for our Wolfville office. The role will include:

  • assisting clients
  • answering general phone enquiries
  • dealing with couriers
  • performing bank and post office runs
  • preparing correspondence and legal documents
  • communicating in a professional manner with clients, courts and others
  • preparing legal accounts
  • calendar maintenance, scheduling and organizing
Qualifications and skills:
  • 2-5 years of legal experience
  • completion of paralegal educational program preferred
  • strong computer skills
  • strong verbal and written communication skills
  • strong organizational and time management skills
  • excellent proofreading skills
  • ability to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative
  • willingness to learn and contribute to a team environment
Burchell MacDougall LLP is proud to put people first; we take pride in our work-life balance and a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision and a fitness allowance. To apply, please combine your cover letter and resume into one document and submit in confidence by email only to  

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