Spencer Campbell, QC

Partner

65 Grafton St.
Charlottetown, P.E.
C1A 1K8

+1.902.629.4549

+1.902.566.5283

scampbell@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Prince Edward Island, 1992

Legal Assistant(s): Michelle Doiron

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

Working with clients including government, utilities and owner managed businesses, some of the ways Spencer has helped his clients with challenging legal situations are by:

  • Representing a provincial government at the Supreme Court of Canada on a significant constitutional law case.
  • Representing an electric company in the negotiation and implementation of an energy accord.
  • Acting on behalf of the builders of a large bridge on matters pertaining to its construction.
  • Representing a large client in the successful resolution of long-standing discrimination claims.
  • Defending an insurance company in a precedent-setting insurance claim before the Federal Court of Appeal.

Education & Career

Education

Dalhousie University, BA (cum laude), 1988
University of Toronto, LLB, 1991

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Regional Managing Partner, Stewart McKelvey, Prince Edward Island, 2011 – 2017
Chair, Charlottetown Arts and Culture Advisory Board, 2014
Past chair, QEH Foundation, 2013
Provincial Fundraising Chair, Liberal Party of Canada, 2013
Chair, QEH Foundation, 2011 – 2013
Chair, 2011 Atlantic Power Symposium
Vice-chair, QEH Foundation, 2009 – 2010
Member, Business Development Committee, Stewart McKelvey, 2008 – 2009
Director, Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce, 2009
Vice-chair, QEH Capital Campaign, 2008

Accolades

Queen’s Counsel, 2012
Best Lawyers: Energy Law, 2013 – 2019
Best Lawyer: Energy Regulatory Law, 2012 – 2019
Lexpert rating: Energy (Oil & Gas)
Lexpert rating: Energy (Electricity)
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Commercial Insurance
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Corporate Commercial
Martindale-Hubbell rating: CV

Publications

Co-author, D. Spencer Campbell & Chris Montigny, “Psychological Harm and Tort Law: Reassessing the Legal Test for Liability” in Hon. Todd Archibald & Michael Cochrane, eds. Annual Review of Civil Litigation (2003) Toronto, Thompson Carswell, 2003. Recently cited by the Ontario Court of Appeal in Healey v. Lakeridge Health Corporation, 2011 ONCA 55.