Paul Festeryga receives Queen’s Counsel designation
Halifax partner Paul Festeryga has been honoured with a Queen’s Counsel appointment, as announced by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General Diana Whalen. Individuals who receive this designation demonstrate outstanding professional integrity, and have made great contributions to both the practice of law and the community.
With 27 years of experience, Paul is sought out for his wide-ranging knowledge of tax, corporate tax, estate planning and litigation, tax litigation and owner-managed business. He counsels a broad range of clients, from small, family-owned businesses to national and multinational enterprises and high net worth families.
Paul has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada© as a leader in the field of tax for ten years, and has been named Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax for tax law three times, most recently this year. In 2014, he was honoured with a Lexpert Zenith Award for setting a new standard in the legal profession.
Saint John lawyers Christopher Marr, TEP and Lauren Henderson have completed The Osgoode Certificate in Pension Law, a program designed to provide a comprehensive overview of key pension issues across the country. Over the course…Read More
We would like to congratulate Rebecca Saturley, Managing Partner in our Halifax office, on becoming a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. Rebecca is the first female to be elected into the…Read More
We would like to congratulate our Charlottetown Articled Clerks on being admitted to the Prince Edward Island Bar. Graeme Stetson was admitted on May 22; Jacob Zelman was admitted on June 5, and Charlotte Jenkins…Read More
We are pleased to announce that our Moncton, Saint John and Fredericton Articled Clerks were admitted to the New Brunswick Bar yesterday: Evan MacKnight (Fredericton office) Kathleen Nash (Fredericton office) Marie-Pier Cyr (Moncton office) Robert…Read More
We would like to congratulate our Charlottetown office Articled Clerk, Curtis Doyle, on being selected as a law clerk for the Supreme Court of Canada. In the summer of 2021, Curtis will be heading to…Read More
We would like to congratulate our Halifax office articled clerks on being called to the Nova Scotia bar this past Friday during a virtual ceremony: James Gamblin David Slipp Madeleine Coats Selby Evans Katharine Mack…Read More
We are pleased to announce that Colin Piercey, Partner in the Halifax office, is now a Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. In a virtual ceremony held on May 30, 2020, outgoing President,…Read More
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We are pleased to congratulate Candace Thomas, QC, on her appointment to the Province of Nova Scotia’s new Deputy Minister of Justice. Candace will also serve as Deputy Minister of the new Office of Social…Read More