Jillian Houlihan

Jill is a partner in the Halifax office at Pink Larkin with a practice that includes labour and employment law and professional regulation.

Jill is an accomplished advocate who has represented clients at the Supreme Courts of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, as well as the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. She regularly appears before grievance arbitrators and labour boards. Jill also serves as Vice-Chair of the Hearing Pool of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia under the Medical Act.

Jill is Chair of the Labour and Employment Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association – Nova Scotia Branch and she was recently recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada™ for her work in Labour and Employment Law, Education Law, and Administrative and Public Law.

Jill is also a representative on the Nova Scotia Election Commission and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Stepping Stone Nova Scotia. Jill is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers (CALL) and the Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education (CAPSLE).

Year of Call
Prince Edward Island, 2023
Nova Scotia, 2010
Ontario, 2009 to 2010

Law School
J.D., University of Toronto, 2008

B.A., Dalhousie University, 2004

Labour Law
Professional Regulation
Human Rights
Constitutional Law