Associate Lawyer, Corporate/Commercial/Tax - Halifax Office

  • Patterson Law
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Nov 16, 2019
Full time Lawyer (Private Practice)

Job Description

Patterson Law is an established Nova Scotia law firm with offices in Truro, Halifax, New Glasgow, and Bridgewater and with clients whose interests range from global to purely local. Our more than 140 lawyers and staff are dedicated to meeting our clients' diverse legal needs. We endeavour to maintain the highest standard of service to our clients. This can only be accomplished by employing qualified, educated, and motivated staff.

We are seeking an experienced Associate Lawyer to join the Corporate/Commercial/Tax Group at our 1801 Hollis Street office in downtown Halifax.

The successful candidate will have experience managing corporate/commercial/tax law files, including assisting clients with varied commercial/corporate/tax needs. 

The Lawyer will focus on delivering high quality legal services both independently and under the direction of more senior legal professionals, including but not limited to:

  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Divestitures and Spin-offs
  • Estate planning and Succession


  • Must be a member in good standing of a provincial bar and eligible for membership in the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society.
  • Preferably five (5) years or more experience, but applicants with lesser experience are welcome to apply.
  • Strong communication and advocacy skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships and attract new clients.
  • Strong work ethic with a professional and positive interest in their work.

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.

If you are interested and meet the requirements of this position, please apply with resume and cover letter to

Patterson Law hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to employment equity and welcome diversity. Applications are encouraged from all interested and qualified individuals.

Practice Area(s)

Corporate / Commercial Law


5+ years