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Chief Operating Officer - BOYNECLARKE LLP

Join a law firm with a strong culture that prioritizes clients, colleagues, and community.
BOYNECLARKE has grown to become one of Atlantic Canada’s largest and most well-established law firms, bringing together a talented and experienced team of professionals with a reputation for delivering high-quality personal and business legal services. A hallmark of BOYNECLARKE since its founding in 1972, has been its caring and responsive culture, with an unwavering commitment to clients and community.
BOYNECLARKE has been a member of TAGLaw® since 2003, a global alliance of high-quality, independent law firms, providing a full range of legal services to clients all over the world. As a TAGLaw® member, the firm is a part of a highly respected, value-driven network of 160 law firms in over 90 countries. Membership comes with being carefully selected based on reputation, record, and recommendations from existing members. Visit to learn more.
As a result of sustained growth, BOYNECLARKE is recruiting a Chief Operating Officer COO to work closely with the CEO & Managing Partner, Management Team and Executive Committee to support the firm’s growth, sustainability, and client service excellence. The COO is a key contributor to the firm and oversees administration, brand marketing, finances, people & culture, technology infrastructure, and facilities, A proactive and personable leader and coach, the COO promotes a culture of empowerment, accountability, and continuous improvement. The COO anticipates and plans for the firm’s evolving needs and ensures the structures, technology and resources are in place for growth; They are a culture builder and ensure the firm is proactive in achieving its fiscal and business objectives. The COO is a self-starter, thoughtful, and proactive, adding value to the firm’s overall ability to deliver high-quality legal work and client service excellence.
The ideal candidate has at least 10 years’ experience as a senior leader within a corporate or professional services firm environment, with business acumen, overseeing operations. The COO is a respected strategic leader with superior communication, presentation and relationship-building skills. They have proficiency in technology and information systems. Knowledge of legal industry trends and regulations and experience with a law firm or professional services organization is an asset.
To learn more about BOYNECLARKE, please visit the website:
Royer Thompson is committed to presenting a diverse and inclusive roster of candidates to our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from the following underrepresented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. If you are a member of one of these underrepresented groups, we invite you to self-identify on your cover letter or resume.
BOYNECLARKE will provide accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation(s) to participate in the application, interviewing or selection process, please contact Edgarson Moxey,
Please submit your resume and interest online by clicking “Apply.” For further information about this opportunity, please contact Kim West ( or Greg Dickie ( in confidence at 902-422-2099.
Royer Thompson is a Canadian executive advisory firm focused on capturing the full potential of people to thrive in today’s complex leadership roles and to improve outcomes for organizations.
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