Career Opportunities

Associate Lawyer, Corporate/Commercial/Tax Group (New Glasgow)

Patterson Law is seeking an experienced Associate Lawyer to join the Corporate/Commercial/Tax Group at our New Glasgow office.

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Paralegal, Tax/Commercial (Downtown Halifax)

Reporting to the assigned lawyer(s) and the Corporate Services Coordinator, the Tax/Corporate Paralegal will provide legal support to Tax/Corporate lawyer(s), and occasionally commercial lawyers, with the primary role of the completion of corporate documents in relation to complex tax reorganizations.

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Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Corporate/Commercial (New Glasgow)

Supporting the assigned lawyer(s), the Corporate/Commercial Legal Assistant/Paralegal is a hybrid role providing legal and administrative support to Corporate/Commercial lawyer(s) as well as completing higher level billable work.

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Administrative Support Assistant (Halifax)

We are seeking an energetic, bright, and adaptable individual to join our team! If you are looking to start your career in legal administration and are keen to learn and grow your knowledge, you may be the right person to fill our Administrative Support Assistant role.

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Patterson Law is constantly looking for new people to improve our practice. If you are interested in joining our firm, contact us or send your resume and a cover letter to the head of our recruitment committee: 

By Phone 902.897.6151 or 902.405.8151
By Fax 902.893.3071
By email at
10 Church Street Truro NS B2N 3Z6 

Paralegal and Administrative Staff

It takes more than great lawyers to make a great law firm. We recognize that much of our firm’s success depends on the valuable support we receive from staff who share our lawyers’ commitment to quality and excellence. Whether you are just embarking on your career or are an accomplished legal support professional, we have the resources to support you in your career goals and achieve your full potential.

Our broad range of practice areas calls for a variety of skills, backgrounds and personalities. Our staff consists of legal assistants, paralegals, office services, accounting and IT staff. 

Where we have specific positions available we will post them; however, if after reading through this site you feel this is a firm in which you would like to work, please feel free to submit your resume as we will retain your information in the event an opportunity presents itself.

Read our Application & Interview Guide for Paralegals & Legal Assistants.

Email your resume to Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


If you are a law student interested in a summer or articling position at Patterson Law, please see our Student section for more information about our student program and how to apply.