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Family Law Lawyer

We are expanding our Family Law team lead by Carol Hickman Q.C. .   We are a multi disciplinary practice; offering necessary services that are required during a separation or divorce. If you are a qualified Family Lawyer with a passion for helping clients resolve their separation and divorce, come join our team.

The Family Law team specializes in:

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Division of Family Property
  • Custody and Parenting Matters
  • Prenup / Cohabitation Agreements
  • Variations
  • Appeals


  • Provide accurate and reasonable legal advice and guidance to new and existing clients.
  • Support principals with their complex client matters, while also independently representing your own clients who may have less complex matters, which involves attending court, and/or alternative dispute resolution attendances.
  • Liaise with lawyers, paralegals, legal assistants, clients, and other professionals to prepare materials for trials, applications, conferences, and other proceedings.
  • Assist clients with preparing financial statements, and other legal documents.
  • Research legal issues, and draft various legal documents including letters, pleadings, applications, briefs and factums.
  • Maintain frequent contact (and follow-ups) with clients throughout their legal process.
  • Meet with potential new clients, and assess their needs for legal representation.

Virgin Hickman attracts litigation lawyers with individual experience, exceptional communication skills and the ability to adapt and excel at growing their practice. Moreover, we have a work-life balance decree that supports lawyers in their profession, their prosperity and their peace of mind.

Job type: Full-Time

Virgin Hickman is an equal opportunity employer, hiring solely on the basis of candidate qualifications. We offer salary commensurate with experience; and offer performance bonuses and a benefits package.

Required experience:

  • Law Degree with 3+ years experience
  • Member of the BC Bar in good standing
  • Ability to run a caseload from beginning to end
  • Proactive and organized work style
  • Ability to establish clear direction to others, and comfortable with task delegation
  • Required licence or certification
  • Member of the BC Bar in good standing


If you are interested in practicing in a vibrant, dynamic and busy atmosphere with collegial and energetic colleagues, please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to:

Bernice Gordon, CPHR
Director of HR & Operations

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