North & Company LLP values its people and is dedicated to providing exceptional service to its clients. The office emphasizes collaboration and efficiency, leading to a positive work environment and successful client outcomes.

If someone wants to establish new roots or return to Southern Alberta, North & Company LLP would be happy to discuss potential opportunities at the firm. Working for a company that aligns with your values and provides opportunities for personal and professional growth is always important.

Why North & Company LLP?

North and Company LLP has been a reputable law firm in Southern Alberta since 1973. We offer a range of legal services to clients in many practice areas. The firm has established a strong presence in every community it serves and takes pride in being part of such a vibrant region of Alberta.

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What our team is saying:

“Everyone always says it’s the people and sometimes that can be a little cliché. But here it is really is the truth. There is a mutual respect for what each person does, we embrace all of our differences, and learn from each other on a daily basis”
"All of my professional development endeavours have been fully supported by North and Company. I am always looking for my next chance to learn something new and exciting, sharpen my skills, or become more efficient, and I can do that at North and Company."
"As I approach my 28th year at North & Co, the opportunity to practice in an area of law that I love and resonates with me and doing it with really good people is why I have stayed so long. The enduring factor is that these are good, grounded people when tough times come."
"We are a 'get it done' team with a very fun and outgoing edge. I work in commercial Real Estate and there is no better feeling than handing someone millions of dollars-really!"
“My work is challenging, interesting, and allows me to grow in my role. That is very important to me!”
“I feel very taken care of working at North and Company, and not just on paper. Yes, we have benefits, bonuses, RRSP matching, paid sick time, and paid personal time. But people also ask me how I am doing and actually care about the answer”
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Frequently Asked Questions

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North & Company LLP values its employees for their fit with the company culture and personal qualities rather than just their educational qualifications.

While having an education as a Legal Assistant can be helpful, it’s only sometimes necessary for success in the role. The firm looks for driven, motivated employees who enjoy providing excellent service to clients.

A positive and enjoyable work environment is essential for the firm’s success. When employees enjoy their work and have fun while doing it, it can lead to increased productivity and job satisfaction.

Lawyers must possess a wide range of skills essential for success in the legal profession to manage their responsibilities effectively.

  • Time Management skills are crucial for lawyers, who often juggle multiple tasks and deadlines. 
  • Interpersonal communication skills are also essential, as lawyers must communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, and other stakeholders.
  • Computer Skills
  • Learning new software is increasingly essential in the legal profession as technology plays a significant role in legal work. 
  • Critical thinking is also necessary for lawyers who must analyze complex information and develop effective legal strategies.
  • For lawyers to provide high-quality service, client management, planning, and organizational skills are essential. 
  • The ability to meet deadlines and work effectively with a team is also essential.
  • A results-oriented personality, strong advocacy skills, and the ability to manage high-conflict situations are essential for lawyers to achieve positive client outcomes. 
  • Strong negotiation skills and efficient research skills are also crucial for success in the legal profession.

Finally, a strong sense of ethics and professional responsibility is essential for lawyers to maintain their clients’ trust and confidence and uphold the legal profession’s integrity.

Here is information on the educational requirements for becoming a lawyer in Alberta.

It’s true that lawyers typically need an undergraduate degree and a law degree from an accredited institution, with around seven years of post-secondary education preparing for the field. Completion of the requirements of the articling year, including the CPLED modules, is also necessary to qualify to work as a lawyer in Alberta.

After completing their articling term, law students who pass the bar exam may be promoted to associate with the same firm or look for positions at other firms or in different legal markets. Applicants are assessed based on their resume and cover letter, and law school transcripts can be particularly relevant for articling student applications and the early years of one’s career.

Career experience is often more important than educational transcripts for more established applicants. Lawyers must continue developing their skills and expertise throughout their careers, as ongoing professional development is necessary to remain effective in the legal profession.

A lawyer’s salary can vary significantly depending on a range of factors, including their area of practice, status within the firm, size, and the legal market.

Lawyers who work in highly specialized areas of law may command higher salaries due to the technical knowledge and expertise required in their field. Lawyers who are partners in their firm or have a high level of seniority may earn more than junior associates or those in less senior positions.

The firm’s size can also impact salary, as larger firms may be able to offer higher wages due to their more significant resources and revenue streams. Additionally, the legal market in which a lawyer is operating can affect their salary, with lawyers in high-demand practice areas or regions often commanding higher wages.

While salary is essential in a lawyer’s career, it’s not the only consideration. Many lawyers prioritize job satisfaction, work-life balance, and opportunities for growth and advancement when considering their career paths.

As the baby boomer generation approaches retirement, many law firms will be looking to hire new lawyers to maintain their business and fill the gap left by retiring lawyers, likely creating opportunities for younger lawyers and those who are just entering the profession.

At the same time, the legal profession is also evolving and changing as new technologies and innovations transform how lawyers work and interact with clients. Lawyers who are adaptable, tech-savvy, and willing to embrace change will be in high demand in the years to come.

As a firm that values diversity, North & Company LLP always seeks talented and experienced lawyers who bring new perspectives and ideas to our team. A diverse and inclusive workplace is essential to providing exceptional service to our clients and fostering a supportive and collaborative team culture.

Essential skills and qualities for summer students to have to succeed in their roles include;

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Critical thinking abilities
  • Computer skills and the ability and willingness to learn new software on the go
  • Communication skills—both written and verbal.
  • A detail-oriented mindset
  • Grammatical skills
  • Accountability
  • Efficient, high-quality legal research skills
  • Knowledge of basic legal concepts
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • The ability to operate within a wider team of firm personnel—partners, associates, assistants, and other summer students
  • A results-oriented personality

In addition, it’s also essential for summer students to have a positive attitude, be willing to learn and ask questions, and be proactive in seeking new opportunities to contribute to the firm.

Summer students may also be called upon to assist with various tasks, such as;

  • drafting legal documents
  • conducting legal research
  • attending client meetings and court appearances
  • assisting with administrative tasks.

Having a diverse range of skills and being adaptable and flexible is critical to being a successful summer student in a law firm.

The hiring process for summer students typically begins several months in advance, with applications accepted during the academic year for the following summer. Applicants are evaluated based on their academic transcripts, resume, cover letter and performance in an in-person interview.

It’s also worth noting that many law firms, including North & Company, prioritize diversity and inclusivity when hiring summer students and other legal professionals. Applicants from diverse backgrounds or unique perspectives and experiences are in demand.

Summer students may also be called upon to assist with various tasks, such as

  • drafting legal documents
  • conducting legal research
  • attending client meetings and court appearances
  • assisting with administrative tasks.

 Having a diverse range of skills and being adaptable and flexible is critical to being a successful summer student in a law firm.


The legal profession is experiencing a shift in its workforce as the baby boomer generation approaches retirement. The job market is promising for young lawyers and summer students looking to enter the field. North & Company LLP recognizes this trend and always looks for talented and motivated individuals to join their team, including summer students.