Clarence Bennett recognized as a Rising Star
As a recognition of excellence in the field of business law and litigation across Canada, Clarence Bennett, managing partner in Saint John and Fredericton, has received a Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40 Award.
In addition to bringing excellence and outstanding leadership to the Firm, Clarence maintains a full labour and employment practice in both Saint John and Fredericton, and provides counsel to many large employers in the region. He utilizes practice innovation and a proactive approach to ensure Stewart McKelvey clients receive the latest technology and enhanced legal services. With an ‘open door’ policy, he takes any opportunity to mentor junior partners and associate lawyers and encourages collaboration and team-building at every step of the way. Clarence also brings his leadership and expertise to worthwhile causes in the communities where he lives and works, by serving on a number of not-for-profit boards and taking on pro bono work.
Stewart McKelvey is pleased to be included amongst the donors for The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin Access to Justice Fund, named after the longest-serving Chief Justice in the country. In addition to initial donations from…Read More
As of September 1, 2019, Erin Best has assumed the role of chair of the Canadian Bar Association National Intellectual Property Section, for the 2019/2020 term. This section works with the Federal Courts and Court…Read More
The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2020 has recognized 83 Stewart McKelvey lawyers as legal leaders, in more than 40 practice areas. Fifteen of these individuals have also been named “Lawyer of the Year”, a designation…Read More
Saint John associate Brent McCumber, P.Eng., has received a Certificate of Achievement for completing the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada In-Depth Tax Program. This three year program provides students with the most comprehensive, practical and…Read More
Halifax partner Mick Ryan, QC, was recently named Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (“SDRCC”) Chair for a two-year term. The appointment was made by the Federal Minister for Sports and Mick is the first…Read More
We welcome Will Cann and Michael Carver, who have both recently joined our Charlottetown office as associates. Will’s practice focuses on general litigation, including criminal, insurance and public law, while Mike joins our team to…Read More
During the Atlantic Real Estate Forum this afternoon in Halifax, partner Lawrence Freeman, QC, will serve as the moderator on a panel providing an industrial and retail market update, specifically for port and waterfront cities.…Read More