Scott Campbell

Partner

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

+1.902.420.3383

+1.902.420.1417

srcampbell@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2008; Ontario, 2005

Legal Assistant(s): Heidi Butler

Scott works with a diverse group of clients which include insurers, hospitals and health authorities, pharmaceutical companies, shipping lines, government agencies, educational institutions and real estate developers. Some of the ways he has helped his clients are by:

  • Routinely engaged in the provision of advice on the interpretation and application of complex statutory regimes and their interjurisdictional interplay
  • Routinely advising on matters of jurisdiction, private international law, constitutional law, procedural and appellate strategy
  • Routinely provides constitutional representation, opinion and advice to government organizations and non-governmental industries
  • Participating in a number of large-scale mediations, arbitrations and settlements in complex commercial and insurance-related disputes
  • Lead counsel or second chair on numerous matters at the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Education & Career

Education

University of Oxford, BCL., 2011
Dalhousie University, LLB, 2004
Carleton University, BA (highest honours), 2001

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Complaints Investigation Committee (Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society)
Board member, Centre for Law and Democracy
Member, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Stewart McKelvey
Member, Canadian Maritime Law Association
Member and Regional Committee Chair, International Association of Defense Counsel
Director and Chair, Eastern Admiralty Law Association
Director, ALS Society of Nova Scotia, 2008 – 2017
Member, Gender Equity Committee (Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society)
Part-time faculty member teaching Conflict of Laws (Private International Law), Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, 2011 – 2015
Law Clerk to the Justices of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, 2005 – 2006

Accolades

Benchmark Canada, local litigation star (General Commercial, Insurance), 2017 – 2018
Lexpert® Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40, 2015
Benchmark Canada, future star, 2015 – 2016