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Tessa Belliveau


Suite 601, Blue Cross Centre
644 Main St.
Moncton, N.B.
E1C 1E2



Language(s) spoken: English, French

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 2014

Legal Assistant(s): Amanda Agnew

Tessa has built a client-focused, strategic, and results-oriented practice. Fully bilingual, she is a skilled communicator dedicated to building strong relationships with clients. In addition to her extensive experience in litigation, having represented clients in a wide range of civil and commercial disputes, Tessa has a growing labour and employment practice. She has advised employers and employees on a range of labour-related issues, including collective bargaining, wrongful dismissal claims, and workplace safety.

Tessa’s representative experience includes:

  • Workplace investigations
  • Termination, severance, and claims of wrongful and constructive dismissal.
  • Occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation.
  • Labour relations, harassment, workplace investigations, grievances, and arbitrations.
  • Employment and contractor agreements, policies, and procedures.
  • Advising employers with respect to workplace policies, disciplinary procedures and compliance with legal requirements.
  • Structuring successful hires.
  • Advising vendors and purchasers on employment matters that arise in corporate transactions.
  • Performance management and discipline.
  • Workplace accommodation and claims of discrimination.
  • Union applications for certification and collective bargaining.
  • Enforcement of post-employment duties, including restrictive covenants.

Education & Career


Université de Moncton, BA, 2010
University of Ottawa, JD, 2013


Member, Canadian Bar Association

Member, Occupational Health & Safety Committee, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, 2023 – present

Member, Diversity and Inclusion Committee Women’s Initiative, Stewart McKelvey, 2019 – present

Member, Governance Committee of the Centre des arts et de la culture Dieppe, 2023 – present



Hélène Laporte Award of Excellence for French-Language Drafting, 2013

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