Our People

Careers

FH&P Lawyers LLP is a desired place to work with our work-life balance in the heart of the Okanagan. Our team enjoys the lake in the summer months and skiing in the winter, not to mention the golf, wine and outdoor activities that the Okanagan lifestyle offers.

We are always looking to add talented individuals whose values match our own. We are dependable, forward-thinking professionals who solve problems and anticipate needs, all within an enjoyable working environment either side-by-side or remotely. Our senior team takes pride in mentoring our younger staff members opening up opportunities both as a litigator or solicitor gaining valuable experience with each matter.

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Our Values

FH&P Lawyers has built a reputation for friendly service and community support. Our core values direct and guide how we perform and connect, whether at work or at play.

INTEGRITY | SERVICE | ACCOUNTABILITY | COLLABORATION | EXCELLENCE | RESPECT | INNOVATION | TRANSPARENCY

Rooted in community.

From golf courses to ski hills, from vineyards to coffee shops, and of course from playgrounds to on the water, you will find our team throughout the Okanagan Valley, relishing in all that this area has to offer.
We are grateful to be a part of such a vibrant community, and we are committed to giving back and volunteering with causes close to our hearts. Our team supports the health and wellbeing of individuals as well as our local economy. We believe that participating means both words and actions. We’re locals, and we care.

Ready to help.

It’s all about people. It’s about you. We start by developing a thorough understanding of your unique circumstances and offer efficient and creative solutions. Our expertise runs deep, both in corporate legal services and private client services. We provide knowledge, experience, and value to everyone we represent.

We’re FH&P. We’re rooted in your community and ready to help.

Our Values FH&P Lawyers has built a reputation for friendly service and community support. Our core

Why Work With Us?

Kelowna and Penticton are the jewels of the Okanagan as a four-season playground for both adults and children. In the summer enjoy golfing, cycling, finding that breathtaking waterfall on a hike or just simply sit on the beaches of Okanagan Lake to unwind. In the winter ski one of the many world-class mountain resorts, then in the spring and fall enjoy a glass of wine on a patio of any of the renowned wineries.

FH&P Lawyers allows you and your family to experience all of that and more promoting an outstanding work-life balance. We are proud of the fun-loving, hard-working culture we have developed and are not your typical stuffy law firm. We are a family-oriented firm and genuinely enjoy each other’s company. We have flexible work arrangements either within the office or working remotely and are committed to our clients.

Our firm is a highly desirable place to work with offices in the heart of downtown Kelowna and Penticton offering a truly Okanagan lifestyle. We are committed to the community around us developing numerous long-term personal and business relationships. As a matter of fact, some of our lawyers started as articling students and have never left. We are also a diverse group, able to help our clients in 13 different languages. We are rooted in community. Ready to help.

Why Work With Us? Kelowna and Penticton are the jewels of the Okanagan as a four-season playground f

Current Openings

FH&P Lawyers are an equal opportunity employer.  Our team is hard-working, dedicated and professional. Our environment is friendly, supportive and team-oriented and we offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. If this sounds appealing to you and you’re passionate about serving clients and building a practice we’d love to hear from you. Please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to hr@fhplawyers.com. 

We are seeking an experienced Residential Conveyancer in our Penticton office. This is a full-time position. Salary will be commensurate with experience. We offer a collegial and professional work environment with a competitive salary, benefits package and a Group RRSP.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills/qualifications:

  • Three to five years in residential conveyancing
  • Proficient in Word, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and EConvey document preparation
  • Solid understanding of BC land title registration requirements
  • Mature work ethic and ability to work independently
  • Strong oral, interpersonal and written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Effectively manage multiple tasks and ability to produce high quality work under tight timelines
  • Use initiative to make decisions
  • Respond quickly to changing priorities

Please send your cover letter and resume, with range of salary expectations, to Kerri Lockwood, People & Culture Manager.

We thank you for your interest in our Firm. If you are not contacted, please check back for future opportunities.

Application deadline: August 31, 2021

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Schedule: Monday to Friday


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We are growing and we need a talented person like you to join us! Our Kelowna office has an opening for a Litigation Administrative Assistant.

Our successful candidate will be a strong communicator who is energetic, self-motivated, and extremely organized. This role provides a great starting point into the legal profession.

Responsibilities include:

  • ICBC File opening
  • Initial ICBC Binder set up and updating
  • Photocopying and scanning documents
  • Scheduling of Examination for Discovery (EFDs)
  • ICBC Weekly filing and file closing
  • Completion of other tasks as requested by the Paralegals

Qualifications include:

  • A passion for working in the legal profession
  • Enrolled in or completion of a legal assistant program and/or comparable experience
  • Comfortable asking questions and taking direction
  • Excellent team player
  • Capability of working independently, flexible, and adaptable to change

We are pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package, RRSP, and Wellness Program.

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and résumé outlining how their qualifications meet the position requirements, to the attention of Kerri Lockwood, People & Culture Manager.

We appreciate your interest in working at FH&P Lawyers. We are growing, so if you do not hear from us, please keep watching for future opportunities.

Application deadline: August 31, 2021

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Wellness program

Schedule: Monday to Friday


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Our Conveyancing Team is busy! We are seeking a Conveyancing Assistant to support our team in our Kelowna office.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating paper and electronic files
  • Conduct client inquiries
  • Assist Conveyancers in the processing of files in a timely manner
  • Address clients efficiently and politely, and conducting letter and phone enquiries
  • Ensure identified legal matters are raised with the Conveyancers
  • Complete a variety of administrative tasks

Ideal Experience:

  • Certification from an accredited institution, or enrolled in a program
  • Work experience in real estate would be an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills to communicate with lawyers, clients, and staff
  • Strong spelling and grammar skills are important for this role
  • Attention to detail, confidentiality and discretion are paramount
  • Proficient with the use of telephone systems and office equipment (printing, scanning, copying)
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Familiarity with legal terms and jargon and an understanding of various office forms and legal documents
  • Positive attitude and patience in dealing with clients

Please send your cover letter and resume to the attention of Kerri Lockwood, People & Culture Manager.

We are pleased that you are interested in joining us. If you do not receive a call, please keep checking back for future opportunities,

Application deadline: August 31, 2021

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

Schedule: Monday - Friday


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FH&P Lawyers LLP offer a broad range of legal services in many practice areas, including Real Estate & Land Development, Business Law, Wills, Estates & Trusts, Family Law, General Litigation, Immigration Law, Criminal Defence, Insurance Law, Employment Law, Civil Litigation and Personal Injury.

We are growing and we need a talented person like you to join us! Our Kelowna office has an opening for a Commercial Land Development Legal Assistant/Paralegal. We are interested in hearing from individuals with this unique skill set who are passionate about the rapid pace of growth that we are experiencing here in the Okanagan.

Our newest staff member will be a strong communicator who is energetic, self-motivated, has excellent judgement and is extremely organized. As well they have:

  • Completed a recognized Legal Assistant program, including Commercial Land Development and/or have a minimum of 5-years work history in this practice area
  • Experience with subdivision work and have worked with the Agricultural Land Commission
  • An understanding of contract law
  • Communicated with local government
  • Knowledge and understanding of lease agreements
  • A high comfort level interacting with clients by phone and e-mail
  • Regularly engage with Legal Assistants, Paralegals, Lawyers, and clients on file progress
  • Prepared and drafted various document correspondence
  • Excellent team player with strong customer service skills
  • Comfort taking initiative
  • Capability of working independently, flexible, and adaptable to change

We are pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package, RRSP, and Wellness Program.

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and résumé outlining how their qualifications meet the position requirements, to the attention of Kerri Lockwood, People & Culture Manager, at hr@fhplawyers.com.

We appreciate your interest in working at FH&P Lawyers. We are growing, so if you do not hear from us, please keep watching for future opportunities.


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Our Kelowna office has an opening for a Legal Assistant - Litigation. If you are looking for an exciting, fast-paced role where you work alongside a group of dynamic and friendly people, then we look forward to hearing from you.

The newest member of our Litigation team will have:

  • Completed a Certificate or Diploma in legal administration, or bring an equivalent level of experience
  • Ideally a minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a Litigation Legal Assistant
  • Excellent organizational/follow up skills; attention to detail, proofreading and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Communicate professionally and demonstrate a high-level of client-focus

Highlights of the role include:

  • Open new files
  • Filing applications in Supreme and Provincial Courts
  • Direct contact with clients
  • Scheduling appointments, examinations for discovery, trials, etc.
  • Document and letter preparation
  • Preparation of statements of accounts
  • Purging and closing files
  • General legal assistant duties

We offer an attractive remuneration package, excellent staff, and a fun workplace.

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and résumé outlining how their qualifications meet the position requirements, to the attention of Kerri Lockwood, People & Culture Manager, at hr@fhplawyers.com.

We appreciate your interest in working at FH&P Lawyers. We are growing, so if you do not hear from us, please keep watching for future opportunities.


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We are growing and we need a talented person like you to join us! Our Kelowna office has an opening for a mid-level Litigation Associate. As part of our Team, you will have a full caseload and will ideally have trial experience.

The newest member of our Litigation Team will also have:

  • 3-5 years of Litigation experience, preferably in BC
  • Be a lawyer in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia (or able to apply)
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • A breadth and depth of legal knowledge and excellent business acumen

We offer an attractive remuneration package, excellent staff, and a fun workplace.

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Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and résumé outlining how their qualifications meet the position requirements, to the attention of Kerri Lockwood, People & Culture Manager, at hr@fhplawyers.com.

We appreciate your interest in working at FH&P Lawyers. We are growing, so if you do not hear from us, please keep watching for future opportunities.


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We are growing and we need a talented person like you to join us! Our Kelowna office has an opening for a Senior Family Lawyer. We are interested in hearing from lawyers that have practices in the area or practices elsewhere that they would like to service from Kelowna.

The newest member of our Family Law team will have:

  • 8 to 10 years Family Law experience, preferably in BC
  • LLB or JD and be a lawyer in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia (or able to apply)
  • Strong communication skills, self-motivated and organized
  • A breadth and depth of legal knowledge and excellent business judgement
  • Exceptional interpersonal and client service skills
  • Energy and motivation to work independently and as part of a team
  • A commitment to the highest standards of integrity, client service and collegiality

We offer an attractive remuneration package, excellent staff, and a fun workplace.

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and résumé outlining how their qualifications meet the position requirements, to the attention of Kerri Lockwood, People & Culture Manager, at hr@fhplawyers.com.

We appreciate your interest in working at FH&P Lawyers. We are growing, so if you do not hear from us, please keep watching for future opportunities.


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"If opportunity doesn't knock,
build a door." — Milton Berle

There may be additional opportunities we have not listed. If you would like to connect with us about joining FH&P, or you are a legal secretary or legal assistant interested in joining our Kelowna team, we encourage you to send in your resume and cover letter to hr@fhplawyers.com.

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