Brian G. Johnston, QC, only Atlantic Canadian included in College of Labour & Employment Lawyers Class of 2018

Halifax partner Brian G. Johnston, QC, has been elected to the College of Labour and Employment Lawyers, making him only the third management lawyer from Atlantic Canada to be inducted. Brian joins fellow Firm partners Peter McLellan, QC, and Harold Smith, QC, in this association, comprised of the leading lawyers in North America with a practice focused on labour and employment. Membership is by nomination only and qualified individuals are those who have more than 20 years of experience providing the highest level of professional services and ethical standards, a strong character and leadership skills, as well as a commitment to advancing the area of labour and employment law.

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Karen Bennett-Clayton involved in significant civil action appeal decision

May 15, 2019

Following a recent decision from the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, lawyers can continue to ask witnesses to provide collision sketches at pretrial discovery hearings. Halifax partner Karen Bennett-Clayton successfully argued that, “it is right…

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Lydia Bugden recognized as a top 50 CEO in Atlantic Canada

May 9, 2019

Stewart McKelvey chief executive officer and managing partner Lydia Bugden was chosen by Atlantic Business Magazine as one of the region’s most accomplished business leaders with a top 50 CEO award. We congratulate her and…

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Candace L. Thomas, QC, makes history as first woman Chair of Dalhousie University’s Board of Governors

May 9, 2019

Halifax partner Candace L. Thomas, QC, has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Governors of Dalhousie University, effective July 1, 2019, and will be the first woman to hold this role in the…

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Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory lists 80 Firm lawyers as top legal talent

May 3, 2019

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory has listed 80 Firm lawyers as top legal talent in Canada. Lexpert determines its national listing through an annual peer survey across a variety of areas, including banking and finance,…

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Nancy Rubin, QC, discusses landmark case for journalists

May 2, 2019

Neutral reporter or trespasser? What happens when journalists doing their job covering mass protests are swept up in broad injunctions and face criminal sanctions? Halifax partner Nancy Rubin, QC, will take part in a panel…

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Navigating ethical dilemmas in the insurance industry

May 1, 2019

During the 2019 Symposium Atlantic tomorrow, Halifax partner Tipper McEwan will speak at a morning seminar on ethics in insurance. He will review how multiple obligations can affect today’s businesses, and discuss some best practices…

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How to facilitate charitable giving through trusts

April 23, 2019

Halifax partner Richard Niedermayer, TEP, will present at a Canadian Bar Association Nova Scotia branch Wills, Estates and Trusts and Charities and Not-for-Profit joint section meeting, tomorrow, April 24. Richard will review the trusts that…

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The Honourable J. Michael MacDonald joins Stewart McKelvey as Counsel

April 18, 2019

We are pleased to welcome the Honourable J. Michael MacDonald as Counsel following his retirement from a distinguished career on the Bench of Nova Scotia Courts including as the 22nd Chief Justice of Nova Scotia.…

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Evolving estate litigation

April 3, 2019

With trust and estate litigation continuing to grow, it’s important for individuals to stay on top of the latest developments within this area of law. Halifax partner Richard Niedermayer, TEP, will co-present a Society of…

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Effective due diligence

April 1, 2019

Halifax partner Candace L. Thomas, QC, will co-present the due diligence module of the Canadian Bar Association Skilled Lawyer Series webinars, this afternoon. This session will review the objectives and process of conducting effective transactional…

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