Litigation Associate Opportunity

Patterson Law is an established Nova Scotia law firm with offices in Truro, New Glasgow and Halifax and with clients whose interests range from global to purely local. Our 115 lawyers and staff are dedicated to meeting our clients’ diverse legal needs.

We are currently seeking an energetic, talented and highly motivated lawyer to join the Litigation group in our Halifax office. The right candidate will have a solid academic background, excellent work experience, a passion for litigation and a desire to work hard as a contributing member of a team.  This role presents an opportunity to work on complex civil and commercial litigation in a fast-paced environment.  An interest and/or experience in criminal litigation is ideal.  Excellent technical, problem-solving, negotiation and drafting skills, strong advocacy skills, and proven client management experience are essential.

We want to attract people who are committed to meeting the needs of our clients, are committed to the practice of law and committed to working at a firm that has the highest standards of practice.  Our associates work in a challenging and rewarding work environment that is motivating and supportive of their long term goals.  Associates are provided with solid mentoring and support for their professional growth and success at our firm.

Candidates must be a member in good standing of a provincial bar and eligible for membership in the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society.

Interested candidates should apply in confidence to Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.