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Stewart McKelvey welcomes two newly admitted lawyers to our Charlottetown team

June 19, 2024

Following bar admission ceremonies in Prince Edward Island, we are pleased to congratulate our Articled Clerks on the next stage of their career, and we welcome Kegan Bradley and Taya Nabuurs as new Associates in our Charlottetown office.



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Colin Andrews joins Stewart McKelvey St. John’s

April 22, 2015

Stewart McKelvey welcomes new associate Colin Andrews to the St. John’s office. With a general corporate commercial practice, Colin assists his clients in the areas of commercial real estate, lending and secured transactions, asset-based lending, mergers and acquisitions and securities law. He has been involved in some of the largest mergers and acquisitions in Canada in recent…

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Halifax partner Sheree Conlon discussing future loss of income claims in online session

April 17, 2015

Beginning at 12:00 p.m. AST today, Sheree Conlon will be co-presenting the Canadian Bar Association Nova Scotia online continuing legal education (“CLE”), Future Loss of Income Claims. In addition to discussing common challenges in valuing loss of income claims, Sheree will discuss whether or not Canada Pension Plan (“CPP”) benefits are deductible from loss of income in tort…

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James Travers, QC, awarded Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award

April 14, 2015

Charlottetown partner James Travers, QC, has been awarded a Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award for his long-standing volunteer commitments and contributions. This award was created by the former Governor General Roméo LeBlanc in 1995 and recognizes individuals who volunteer their time to help others and to build a smart and caring nation. Jim has been involved with the…

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Lydia Bugden speaking at Women in Leadership conference

April 14, 2015

Nova Scotia regional managing partner Lydia Bugden will present a session at the Femmes de Carrière en Interaction – Career Women InteractionWomen in Leadership conference, Wednesday, April 15 in Halifax. Beginning at 9:40 a.m., Lydia’s presentation, Designing and implementing new initiatives, will review how to plan and prepare for full initiative implementation and acceptance within a professional place of…

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St. John’s partner Maureen Ryan presenting interactive lesson for Canadian Bar Association Skilled Lawyer Series V

April 10, 2015

As part of the Canadian Bar Association Skilled Lawyer Series V Corporate Drafting for Lawyers, Maureen Ryan will be co-presenting the online module Drafting Key Provisions of the Asset Purchase Agreement, starting at 12:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday, April 14. Maureen will review how to navigate the challenging terms of an asset purchase and sale agreement, as well as outline…

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Associate Leah Grimmer presents online CLE on the litigation of subrogated actions

April 8, 2015

Halifax lawyer Leah Grimmer co-presented the online continuing legal education (“CLE”) session, Carriage and Control of Litigation in Subrogated Actions, at 12:00 p.m. today. Within this presentation, Leah reviewed the care and control of litigation in subrogated actions, as well as the substantive law. A recent Nova Scotia Supreme Court decision was discussed, with respect to judicial assessment…

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Newfoundland and Labrador regional managing partner Neil Jacobs quoted in Canadian Lawyer

April 7, 2015

Neil Jacobs, Newfoundland and Labrador regional managing partner, is quoted in an article by Donalee Moulton exploring the recent expansion and growth in St. John’s due to the discovery of untapped oil fields. Within St. John’s: Big-city practice, small town lifestyle, Neil states, “Newfoundland and Labrador has gone from a have-not province to a have province.…

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Article by Twila Reid on gender equality in the workplace reproduced on Legal Executive Institute blog

April 6, 2015

Make it Happen!, the latest article from the Canadian Lawyer column “The Twila Zone” has been republished on the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute blog. In light of International Women’s Day, March 8, author Twila Reid focused on the current state of gender equality within businesses for her latest column article. Twila outlines why gender equality is so important for…

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David Henley testifies before fisheries & oceans parliamentary standing committee

April 1, 2015

On behalf of the Canadian Maritime Law Association, Halifax partner David Henley testified as a witness before the parliamentary standing committee on fisheries and oceans, Tuesday, March 24 in Ottawa, with respect to amendments currently before Parliament to implement the Port State Measures agreement into the Coastal Fisheries Protection Act. These amendments are primarily aimed at enhancing the ability of…

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Stewart McKelvey welcomes two new St. John’s associates

March 31, 2015

We welcome associates Meaghan McCaw and Erin Best to our St. John’s office. Meaghan will provide her clients with a strategic, practical approach in the areas of insurance, construction, municipal and litigation. Erin, a registered trademark agent, will also be focusing largely on litigation, as well as intellectual property, entertainment and media law and privacy.

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