Erin Best nominated for Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential. Vote for Erin now until June 12.

St. John’s partner Erin Best is among the nominees for the 2017 Top 25 Most Influential, presented by Canadian Lawyer. Voting is open until June 12.

This recognition is given to those who go above and beyond their profession, as well as positively influence and contribute to their community. Erin is included in the ‘Corporate Commercial’ category, for her work as a litigator, intellectual property and privacy lawyer. She is chair of the NL litigation group and one of only five trademark agents in NL. As a member of the Business and Arts NL pro-bono committee, she helped develop and launch a pro-bono program that offers free legal, accounting and marketing services for artists and musicians. As founder and president of the Kitchen Party Think Tank, Erin spearheaded efforts to develop NL as a music tourism destination. As an executive officer of the CBA national IP section, and chair of the NL CBA IP section, Erin has co-authored several legislative submissions on amendments to the Copyright Act and Trade-marks Act.

Click here to vote for Erin.

SHARE

Archive

Search Archive


Generic filters
Filter by Custom Post Type

 
 

Planning ahead: Richard Niedermayer, TEP, discusses unique trusts & estates planning & administration issues

January 14, 2019

During a Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Ottawa branch meeting Wednesday, January 16, Halifax partner Richard Niedermayer, TEP, will help to answer some questions surrounding various trusts and estates matters. He will join an…

Read More

Three Firm lawyers called to the Nova Scotia bar

January 11, 2019

We congratulate Lauren Harper, Sarah Jackson and Chenchen Yu on their call to the Nova Scotia bar this morning. Former articled clerks Lauren and Sarah are beginning their careers at the Firm as associates, with…

Read More

Seven lawyers admitted to Firm partnership

January 2, 2019

We are pleased to celebrate the following lawyers who have been admitted to the Stewart McKelvey partnership as of January 1, 2019: Halifax: Ryan Baker Sean Kelly Andrea Shakespeare Saint John: Sarah Dever Letson Christopher…

Read More

Bruce Grant, QC, looks back on 30 years of Newfoundland & Labrador oil & gas association membership

December 19, 2018

2018 marks 30 years since Stewart McKelvey became a member of Noia, Canada’s largest offshore petroleum association. To celebrate this milestone, St. John’s partner Bruce Grant, QC, was interviewed for an article in Noia News,…

Read More

Happy Holidays/Joyeuses Fêtes!

December 10, 2018

From all of us at the Firm, we wish you a happy holiday season!

Read More

Scott Norton, QC, appointed to the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia

November 30, 2018

As announced by Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould earlier today, Halifax partner Scott Norton, QC, has been appointed to be a justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Scott…

Read More

Erin Best featured as a Woman Leading in Law

November 26, 2018

St. John’s partner Erin Best was recently interviewed for the blog series, Women Leading in Law, by Erin Cowling. This series highlights Canadian women who are seen as leaders in the legal profession, and has…

Read More

Sara Espinal Henao discusses the importance of welcoming refugees

November 23, 2018

In an article for the Chronicle Herald, Halifax associate Sara Espinal Henao shared the positive impact immigrant families can have on Canadian culture, and the economy. “Many of these people that we welcome come with…

Read More

Clarence Bennett recognized as a Rising Star

November 8, 2018

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…

Read More

Emerging topics in estate planning & administration

November 2, 2018

Halifax partner Richard Niedermayer, TEP, has written an article in the October 2018 Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”) Canada newsletter, reviewing some unique estate planning and administration issues addressed at this year’s STEP conference. In…

Read More

Search Archive


Generic filters
Filter by Custom Post Type