think: changing the narrative
At Stewart McKelvey we value diversity and inclusion, and are committed to providing a workplace that fosters a culture of awareness, appreciation and respect. Part of this commitment includes our Firmwide Women’s Initiative – a branch of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, chaired by Charlottetown partner Jennifer MacPherson.
Jennifer leads a team dedicated to supporting our women lawyers in achieving their career goals, including the advancement to partnership, the development of leadership skills, and the enhancement of both client and mentor relationships. The Women’s Initiative also provides educational programs and thought leadership focused on these objectives.
Stewart McKelvey has received the Legal Marketing Association’s (“LMA”) Your Honour Award, in the category of Events, for its ongoing sponsorship of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce‘s Annual Fall Dinner. Year-over-year the firm has partnered with a…Read More
Halifax-based partners Rob Aske and Daniela Bassan will be speaking at the Artists’ Legal Information Society conference, On the Edge of Now: Emerging Trends in Entertainment, Digital and IP Law, beginning Friday, February 27 at Dalhousie University Schulich School of…Read More
The Human Resources Association of Nova Scotia is hosting a session today featuring Halifax labour and employment partner Rick Dunlop. Rick will review the ways in which employment discrimination based on family status (e.g. parent/child relationships, family caregiver…Read More
An active member of the Canadian Bar Association (“CBA”) for more than 42 years, Mick Ryan, QC, joins the Honourable Mr. Justice Thomas Albert Cromwell, Supreme Court of Canada, as one of only four Nova Scotians…Read More
Halifax partner Andrea Baldwin has been selected for inclusion in the Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration 2015 publication. She is the only lawyer from an Atlantic Canadian firm to be listed. Established in 1996, Who’s Who Legal identifies…Read More
Labour and employment partner Rebecca Saturley was interviewed by Richard Cuthbertson of CBC Nova Scotia for his article “Viola Desmond Day: who’s got the day off… and who doesn’t” When discussing who is and is not entitled…Read More
For the third consecutive year, Stewart McKelvey has been named Firm of the Year – Atlantics by Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to Canada’s leading firms and lawyers. The award was announced last night, February…Read More
Partners Robert Dysart, Sacha Morisset and Richard Petrie, along with associates Tanya Butler, TEP and Erin Hardy, will be speaking at The Canadian Bar Association New Brunswick branch Mid-Winter Meeting, Thursday, February 5 – Saturday, February 7, in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Moncton partner…Read More
Associate Lana MacLellan will be outlining changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program during a Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute national webinar, Thursday, January 29. The Temporary Foreign Worker Program was a large topic of discussion in 2014…Read More
Halifax partner Richard Niedermayer, TEP, will be presenting a seminar for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia, Wednesday, January 28. Entitled “Estate and Probate Planning – Using Trusts Tax Efficiently”, Richard’s seminar will review trusts,…Read More