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Join the Team of Lawyers at Landry McGillivray

Landry, McGillivray Associate Lawyer Position


Landry McGillivray is a well established full-service law firm in downtown Dartmouth and has been providing legal services to our clients throughout Halifax Regional Municipality and the Province of Nova Scotia for over 40 years.


Landry McGillivray has an immediate opening for an associate lawyer with a general practice which may include General Litigation, Criminal Law and Family Law. This person will have the ability to further develop their practice and client base and will be expected to deliver the high quality of legal services that Landry, McGillivray is known for. 


Your Skills/Qualifications:

  • Preferably 2 years experience in General Litigation;

  • Member in good standing with the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society;

  • Ability to bring in a partial practice of files is considered an asset;

  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written);

  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team;

  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities and deadlines; and

  • Demonstrated commitment to client services and legal excellence.


Although our preferred candidate would match the above criteria, we welcome applications from all lawyers who feel our firm would be a good fit for their practice. 

If you are interested in growing your career with a busy law firm and believe joining the Landry, McGillivray team would be a good fit for you, please forward your resume to Sandra Godin at

Landry, McGillivray offers a competitive compensation package.


Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


No phone calls, please.

Students & Articling

At Landry McGillivray, we take pride in providing unique, practical training to articled clerks who are seeking to join our dedicated and motivated team of lawyers.


We provide an exciting and challenging environment, where you will learn about the legal practice and find balance between hard work and quality of life. Our clerks take on a high level of responsibility and commitment from day one. Although, you will quickly recognize that Landry McGillivray is an enjoyable place to work with a congenial, “open door” atmosphere and numerous well-attended social events throughout the year.


Salaries & Benefits

Lawyers, articled clerks, and staff of Landry McGillivray are paid at rates competitive with other local law firms of similar size. Benefits include paid vacation, medical, dental and prescription drug coverage, and life insurance. Our support staff also receives disability insurance and a pension plan.


Request Information

You are encouraged to send us your resume or any questions you may have to our Recruitment Partner, Timothy J.C. Hall, at

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