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Stewart McKelvey is Atlantic Canada’s largest law firm and one of the 20 largest in the country.

We are more than 250 lawyers. We are six offices throughout the four Atlantic provinces. We are full-service. But most importantly, we are leaders in providing the legal knowledge and innovative solutions clients need to move forward confidently.

“Winner of Best Law Firm” 

– Atlantic Business Magazine

“Best of Atlantic Canada” 2024

Readers’ Choice Awards

“Atlantic Canada Law Firm of the Year”

– 2021 Canadian Law Awards


Stewart McKelvey welcomes new Associate to the Firm

Called to the Bar in Prince Edward Island today, we welcome Hannah Stordy to the Firm. Hannah will assist clients in areas including labour & employment, human rights, and litigation…
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Stewart McKelvey welcomes two newly admitted lawyers to our St. John’s team

Following Bar admission ceremonies in Newfoundland and Labrador, we are pleased to congratulate our Articled Clerks on the next stage of their career, and we welcome Jayna Green and Matthew…
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Thought Leadership

Let’s talk about batteries: Nova Scotia Power’s latest development in renewable energy

In conjunction with our upcoming sponsorship of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce luncheon, featuring the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources the Hon. Jonathan Wilkinson, we are pleased to present a Thought Leadership article highlighting one of the many renewable energy topics to be discussed.  By Nancy Rubin and Marina Luro[1] In a promising new…

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“Sale” away: The SCC’s more flexible approach to exclusion clauses in contracts for the sale of goods

By Jennifer Taylor & Marina Luro A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision has clarified how to interpret exclusion clauses in sale of goods contracts. The Court in Earthco Soil Mixtures Inc. v Pine Valley Enterprises Inc. held that technical or legalistic “magic words” are not required to enable a party to contract out of…

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