Wills, Trusts & Estates Senior Associate

5+ Year Call

Boughton Law is currently recruiting for a Wills, Trusts & Estates Senior Associate. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to lawyerrecruitment@boughtonlaw.com.

Real Estate Development, Commercial Real Estate & Banking Associate

5+ Year Call

Boughton Law is currently recruiting for a Real Estate Development, Commercial Real Estate & Banking associate. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to lawyerrecruitment@boughtonlaw.com.


We focus on recruiting lawyers who share our entrepreneurial spirit and pragmatic approach for solving our clients’ legal issues. This is integral to our success. As one of Vancouver’s larger and more established law firms, we take great pride in offering the benefits and resources of a full-service firm while maintaining a collegial, cross-referral driven work environment.

Our lawyers appreciate the autonomy over their own practice. They know that they are compensated for their business development efforts and are given the opportunity to pursue a balanced lifestyle.

If the above resonates with you, please contact us. What we look for in new lawyers is an established client base, practice development skills which complement ours and a sincere interest to grow with like-minded individuals.

Please send us your resume and a covering letter in confidence to the email address listed on the right hand side or connect directly with one of the members of our Recruitment Committee.

Please see the students careers page if you wish to learn more about summer or articling opportunities.

Can you describe the elements of the compensation packages you offer?

We offer competitive salaries, with performance-based rewards to ensure we maintain our competitive position within the market.  You can also expect to find the following components:

  • Extended health benefits which include vision care, dental and travel coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • Employee assistance plan
  • Reimbursement of practice related expenses including:
    • Annual B.C. Law Society dues and insurance costs
    • CBA and section enrolment fees
    • Personal marketing and business development activities
    • Mobile services
    • Secretarial support and provision of office services
    • Transportation allowance
  • Flu shots
  • Vacation time based on tenure with the firm

What professional development opportunities do you offer?

At Boughton Law, we are committed to the development of our lawyers through continuing education opportunities, including in-house CLE/CPD seminars, on-the-job training, mentoring and performance feedback.

What business development activities am I responsible for?

In keeping with our entrepreneurial spirit, our business development department works with our lawyers to identify and execute business development activities. Each of our lawyers creates an annual marketing plan outlining client relationship management, new business development and thought leadership activities. We encourage our lawyers to take part in a variety activities with a view of building their own books of business.

What role do social activities play at Boughton Law?

Social activities keep us all in touch. Our lawyers have the opportunity to unwind in our lawyers lounge any day of the week, attend social functions and partake in several firm-wide events such as Boughton Law’s holiday and summer parties and community involvement initiatives.