Legal Assistant


Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax
Job Number: ADS14292

We are seeking a Legal Assistant for a one-month contract located along the Halifax peninsula. As the successful candidate, you will provide legal assistance, case management, and file management support for multiple lawyers.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Draft and prepare documents from notes or dictation
  • Make revisions as per lawyers request
  • Prepare Notary Public appointments
  • Maintain lawyers calendar and schedule
  • Provide legal research
  • Respond to inquiries via phone and email
  • Ensure all government and court procedures are followed
  • Other duties as required

 Requirements: 

  • Certificate or diploma from a Legal Assistant or Paralegal program
  • 2+ years’ experience working in legal practice
  • Working knowledge of various branches of law and all levels of court
  • Previous experience working in a highly confidential environment
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.