Sarah Dever Letson


Suite 1000, Brunswick House
44 Chipman Hill
Saint John, N.B.
E2L 2A9



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 2006

Legal Assistant(s): Beverly Lockhart

Sarah’s practice focuses on regulatory opinions and advice, commercial contract review, agency work and privacy and access to information matters. In her privacy and access to information practice, Sarah acts for provincial public bodies, including universities, municipalities, health records custodians and private third parties with information that may be subject to an access to information request. In her regulatory practice, Sarah’s clients include national and regional private sector companies looking to operate in Atlantic Canada. Her work has included:

  • Providing regulatory and risk management advice to businesses, specifically what licenses they require to operate in New Brunswick, and how they can maintain compliance with various legislative schemes, including requirements for the extension of consumer credit, direct and remote sales, consumer protection and consumer product safety, lobbyists’ registration, financial services, mortgage brokers and co-operatives.
  • Review of commercial agreements.
  • Representing public and private sector clients in relation to access to information matters.
  • Providing advice on public and private sector privacy legislation, including compliance and information management.
  • Drafting and reviewing privacy policies, website and mobile application terms of use.

Education & Career


University of New Brunswick, LLB, 2005
University of New Brunswick, B.Sc. (honours), 2001


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Canadian Bar Association – New Brunswick branch Privacy Law section
Contributor and/or speaker at annual Stewart McKelvey in-house counsel seminars


Beaverbrook Scholarship in Law