Saint John partner Steve Hutchison receives Queen’s Counsel designation

With more than 30 years experience as a civil litigator and leader in insolvency, Steve Hutchison has been honoured with a Queen’s Counsel designation. Candidates are considered by J. Ernest Drapeau, Chief Justice of New Brunswick, the Attorney General of New Brunswick and the President of the Law Society of New Brunswick. Individuals must have 15 years in the active practice of law and have made exceptional and significant contributions to the legal practice.

Steve was called to the bar in 1984 after having completed a Bachelor of Law at the University of New Brunswick in 1983. Over the years he has worked with a diverse group of clients in a number of areas, finding solutions to challenging situations and building his reputation as a wise counsel with consistent wins in difficult and complex cases. Steve is currently acting as lead counsel to the Province of New Brunswick in ongoing litigation relating to the implementation of the Public Service Shared Risk Pension Plan.

As the current practice group leader for commercial litigation and insolvency, Steve is a regular contributor and speaker at various legal conferences. He is also involved in his community, having served as the president and director of Uptown Saint John Inc., and former director of the YMCA of Saint John.

The swearing-in ceremony begins at 3:00 p.m. today, October 24, at the legislative assembly in Fredericton. We congratulate Steve on this significant appointment.

SHARE

Archive

Search Archive


Generic filters
Filter by Custom Post Type

 
 

Welcome new associates Brandon Gillespie and Anthony Granville to St. John’s office

February 15, 2019

We congratulate former articled clerks Brandon Gillespie and Anthony Granville on their call to the Newfoundland and Labrador bar this morning, who are beginning their careers at the Firm as associates. Brandon will focus on…

Read More

Lydia Bugden shares with Canadian Lawyer what makes the legal landscape in Atlantic Canada different

February 15, 2019

In the February 2019 issue of Canadian Lawyer, chief executive officer and managing partner Lydia Bugden is interviewed on what it’s like to practice law in Atlantic Canada, and how the legal market in the…

Read More

New Brunswick lawyers discuss social media, privacy, immigration & more at MidWinter meeting

February 5, 2019

The Canadian Bar Association – New Brunswick branch MidWinter Meeting, February 7 – 9, will feature lawyers from our three New Brunswick offices as session speakers and chairs. Saint John associate Brent McCumber, P.Eng., chairs…

Read More

The right way to address highways, byways & driveways

February 1, 2019

St. John’s associate Giles Ayers will speak this afternoon at a session as part of the Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador Avalon and Eastern Regional Meeting. Giles will discuss the legal issues that rights of way…

Read More

The lien on insolvency law

January 31, 2019

Halifax partner Sara Scott, P.Eng., will be part of a panel discussion tomorrow at the Annual Review of Insolvency Law conference. Beginning at 11:15 a.m. EST, the session Lien on me, will outline the priorities…

Read More

Christine Pound obtains Institute of Corporate Directors designation

January 29, 2019

Following the successful completion of national courses and examinations, Halifax partner Christine Pound has received an Institute of Corporate Directors designation. With this, Christine will continue to achieve business excellence in the boardroom and use…

Read More

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

Search Archive


Generic filters
Filter by Custom Post Type