Adam Bata


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



LinkedIn Profile

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2013

Legal Assistant(s): Amy Morrison

Working with a diverse group from entrepreneurs to public companies, Adam helps them grow their ideas. His clients look to him for assistance when:

Starting up – he advises on corporate organization and governance and aids in the protection of intellectual property.
Developing – he drafts business agreements and ensures compliance with advertising and marketing laws.
Managing – he reduces legal risks, and provides ongoing strategic commercial and tax advice.
Restructuring – he reorganizes businesses in tax-efficient ownership structures.
Entering & Exiting – he acts for buyers and sellers of businesses in asset and share transactions.

Education & Career


Queen’s University, Bachelor Sciences Honours in Life Sciences, 2009
Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, Juris Doctor (Business Law Specialization), 2012
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada’s In-Depth Tax Course – Certificate of Achievement, 2017


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation’s Young Tax Practitioners, Halifax


Status of Animation Incentives in Nova Scotia? Keep the Cartoons Coming, Stewart McKelvey’s IP/IT Blog, The Medium

May 12, 2015

#SaveSunnyvale – Nova Scotia’s 2015 Budget and the Film Tax Credit, Stewart McKelvey’s IP/IT Blog, The Medium

April 10, 2015

Trading Trade-mark for Trademark and its International Effects – A Brief Overview of Bill C-31, Stewart McKelvey’s IP/IT Blog, The Medium

April 09, 2014

The Brief On Bitcoins, Stewart McKelvey’s IP/IT Blog, The Medium

February 26, 2014

“Transformations in Law of Testamentary Trusts”, Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal, February 2014

“The new gTLD Program – Time to Update your TM Protection Strategy”, Stewart McKelvey’s IP/IT Blog, The Medium, December 2013

“Bill C-56 Brings Changes in Canadian Trade-mark Law”, Stewart McKelvey’s IP/IT Blog, The Medium, March 2013


Introductory speaker, various panel presentations and pitches, Atlantic Venture Forum 2015