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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.

Congratulations, Paul.

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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,…

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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:…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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HR Law blog post reproduced in LexisNexis Canada Inc. newsletter

March 25, 2015

Originally published on the HR Law blog March 11, Duty to Accommodate: If only we knew back then what we know now. Actually, we did and the complaint should have been dismissed a long time ago, has been…

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Tanya Butler, TEP, discussing digital assets & death at Wills, Estates & Trusts section meeting

March 24, 2015

Halifax associate Tanya Butler, TEP, will speak today at a Canadian Bar Association Nova Scotia branch Wills, Estates and Trusts section meeting, beginning at 12:00 p.m. Tanya will review digital assets and death, specifically what happens to…

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Halifax associate Scott Pickup speaking at Artists’ Legal Information Society’s ‘Mixed Media Monthly’

March 18, 2015

Scott Pickup will be presenting the session, Making Money From Your Music, Thursday, March 19, starting at 6:00 p.m., as part of the Artists’ Legal Information Society‘s ‘Mixed Media Monthly’ speaker series. Within his session, Scott will outline…

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Partner Sheree Conlon elected new council member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society

March 17, 2015

Halifax partner Sheree Conlon has been elected for a two year term as a council member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society (“NSBS”), Halifax district. Comprised of dedicated lawyers who understand the responsibilities required for the self governance of…

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Peter McLellan, QC, interviewed for Canadian Labour Reporter article on new health merger legislation

March 10, 2015

Halifax partner Peter McLellan, QC, has been quoted in the Canadian Labour Reporter article, “N.S. tackles new legislation in health merger“, by Liz Foster. In this piece, Peter states that the decision made by health minister Leo Glavine…

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