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Adam Downie


Queen’s Marque
600-1741 Lower Water Street
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 0J2



Language(s) spoken: English, Spanish

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2017

Legal Assistant(s): Donna Hiltz

Adam believes that, in order to provide competent and professional representation, he must understand the legal issue at hand from his client’s perspective. Whether advancing or defending a claim, Adam works efficiently to provide effective advice tailored toward client goals and interests.  Some of Adam’s recent matters include:

  • Representing automobile insurance companies in cases involving property damage, personal injury, and subrogation.
  • Representing commercial, property, and professional negligence insurers.
  • Representing municipalities in cases involving alleged negligent inspection.
  • Representing both contractors and homeowners in the context of residential building contract construction.
  • Representing owners, contractors, and subcontractors in cases involving commercial litigation.
  • Representing shareholders in the context of oppression claims.

Education & Career


York University – Osgoode Hall, LLM, 2016
University of Leeds, LLB, 2015
Saint Mary’s University, BComm, 2012


Director, Extra Time Society – Supports non-profit organizations in Atlantic Canada, focusing on sport, health, youth, and homelessness, in partnership with Halifax Wanderers soccer club.

Member, Canadian Bar Association


Head of School Prize, University of Leeds
President’s Award for Top Student-Athlete, Saint Mary’s University
Two-time Canadian Interuniversity Sport Academic All Canadian

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