Sarah M. Almon

Associate

Suite 900, Purdy’s Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water St.
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 3N2

+1.902.420.3301

+1.902.420.1417

salmon@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2017; New Brunswick, 2013

Legal Assistant(s): Vicki Greenough

Sarah’s practice focuses exclusively on private client work in estates and trusts, tax and private corporation areas, and encompasses all aspects of tax and estate planning and estate administration. She acts for individuals, trust companies, financial institutions, charitable entities, incorporated professionals and owner-managed and family businesses in the areas of will planning, taxation, trusts, asset protection, probate planning, incapacity planning and charitable/planned giving. In her practice, Sarah advises personal representatives, guardians, attorneys and trustees on the administration of estates and trusts. She also acts for owner-managed and family businesses on business succession planning, corporate reorganizations and related matters. Sarah has worked independently or as part of a client service team on the following types of matters:

  • Estate and tax planning
  • Trusts and probate planning
  • Succession planning for owner-managed and family businesses
  • Estate and trust advising and administration
  • Tax-planned corporate reorganizations

Education & Career

Education

Dalhousie University, Juris Doctor in Laws, 2012
Carleton University, Master of Arts in International Affairs, 2009
St. Francis Xavier University, Bachelor of Arts, First Class Honours with Subsidiary in History and Philosophy, 2008

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Secretary, Wills, Estates and Trusts Section, Canadian Bar Association – Nova Scotia Branch
Secretary, Nova Scotia Lighthouse Preservation Society
Member, Student Committee, Stewart McKelvey
Participant in various firm charity and volunteer causes
World Vision sponsor

Publications

Contributor, Practical Law Canada, Provincial Q&A: Lending and Taking Security in Personal Property in Canada (Atlantic Provinces), June 2016

Contributor, Practical Law Canada, Provincial Q&A: Lending and Taking Security in Real Property in Canada (Atlantic Provinces), June 2016