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History of Stewart McKelvey

Stewart McKelvey is proud to celebrate over 30 years of leadership as Atlantic Canada’s first and largest regional law firm. With a distinguished heritage reaching back to Canada’s confederation, our Firm has established an international reputation for generating results. We have grown to become one of the 20 largest law firms in the country. With a nod to our history, we continue to lead the way forward for our clients in Atlantic Canada, across the country and around the globe.

Firm Profile

We are driven to achieve the best results for our clients by thinking forward. Our Firm provides valued legal advice and the innovative solutions clients need to solve their challenges now and in the future. We are committed to being leaders in the practice of law, earning our clients’ trust and meeting their needs through the relationships we build and the services we deliver.

“At Stewart McKelvey, innovation isn’t just talk; it’s a practice. It’s a way of thinking and operating that makes a difference for clients.”







“The firm that delivers the highest level of expertise and full-service capabilities across Atlantic Canada.”

“The largest legal team in the region with credentials and experience that speak for themselves.”

“A great firm attracts great people. As a client, you know you’re working with the industry’s best.”

Discovery Magazine

We have a special interest in the success of our region’s universities and colleges. Our Discovery publications are informative and useful for those working in Atlantic Canada’s education sector. Please see our latest issues to read about current legal topics:
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