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Sarah Byrne

Associate

Suite 1100, Cabot Place
100 New Gower St.
St. John’s, N.L.
A1C 6K3

+1.709.722.4270 x54335

+1.709.722.4565

sbyrne@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Newfoundland and Labrador, 2020

Sarah’s practice focuses on corporations of all sizes. Clients know that she is prepared and honest, and takes the time to understand their position and how it intersects with the law. With practical experience in personal businesses for years, Sarah has a grounded understanding of the concerns and pressures that her corporate clients face, and has an appreciation for what it is they deal with on a daily basis. Sarah has:

  • Assisted with due diligence and ensuring companies are prepared for mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations;
  • Helped incorporate, amalgamate, discontinue, import and export corporations;
  • Prepared materials for clients, administrative boards and tribunals, arbitrators, the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal;
  • Prepared employment contracts;
  • Responded to grievances.

Education & Career

Education

Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, JD, 2019
Dalhousie University Business Law Certificate, 2019
Dalhousie University, Entrepreneurship Skills Program, 2018
Queen’s University, International Business Law Certificate, 2017
Memorial University, B.Comm. (Honours), 2016

Activities

Volunteer, Children’s Wish Foundation
Recording Secretary, East Coast Trail Association
Member, Canadian Bar Association

Accolades

Hunt Award, 2019 (highest overall average mark in Newfoundland and Labrador’s Bar Admission Course)
Alistair Fraser Award in Commercial Law (highest standing in Commercial Law subjects)
Henry B Rhude Prize (highest standing in Secured Transactions)
Arthur F. Miller Entrance Scholarship
Schulich Scholarship, 2017 – 2018 & 2018 – 2019
Fry Family Foundation Junior Leadership Scholarship
Memorial University Endowment Scholarship
Royal Canadian Legion Scholarship
CIBC Bursary in Business Administration
Ron Joyce Foundation Scholarship Renewable Scholarship
Arthur and Sonya May Scholarship

 
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