Robert Dysart, QC

Partner

Suite 601, Blue Cross Centre
644 Main St.
Moncton, N.B.
E1C 1E2

+1.506.383.2230

+1.506.871.6859

+1.506.858.8454

rdysart@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English, French

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 1997

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

Rob’s practice is focused in the area of health law, medical malpractice defence and professional discipline matters, acting as lead counsel for the Canadian Medical Protective Association and its members throughout New Brunswick. He also acts for auto and CGL insurers, as well as manufacturers and municipalities, in respect of tort and contract/commercial matters before the courts.

Education & Career

Education

Dalhousie Law School, LLB, 1996
University of New Brunswick, BA (honours), 1993
Dalhousie University, BA, 1990

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Elected member of council, New Brunswick Branch, Canadian Bar Association, 2016 – present
Practice Group Leader – Construction, Stewart McKelvey, 2008 – 2011
Chair, Insurance Law Section, New Brunswick Branch, Canadian Bar Association, 2007 – 2009
Instructor, New Brunswick Bar Admission Course (Civil Litigation)

Accolades

Queen’s Counsel, 2018
Best Lawyers 2019 Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Moncton
Best Lawyers: Medical Negligence Law, 2012 – 2019
Best Lawyers: Health Care Law, 2014 – 2019
Best Lawyers: Insurance Law, 2014 – 2019
Benchmark Canada, future star (General Commercial), 2013
Benchmark Canada, local litigation star (General Commercial), 2014 – 2018
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Commercial Insurance
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Corporate Commercial
Lexpert rating: Medical Negligence
Lexpert rating: Personal Injury
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Product Liability

Publications

National Magazine “Doing business in Atlantic Canada”, Mechanics’ Lien insert

October 30, 2018

Supreme Court of Canada Rules on Tercon, Solicitor’s Journal, Canadian Bar Association (N.B.)

June 30, 2018

Presentations

Presenter, “Health Law in Private Practice – One Lawyer’s Perspective”, University of New Brunswick Law Students Health Law Class, 2016

October 30, 2016

Presenter, “Advanced Payments,” Stewart McKelvey Insurance Day, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2015

October 30, 2015

Presenter, “Demystifying the Medical Malpractice Claim”, Mid-Winter Meeting, New Brunswick Branch, Canadian Bar Association, Fredericton, New Brunswick, 2015

October 30, 2015

Presenter, “Collateral Benefits”, Stewart McKelvey Insurance Day, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2011

October 30, 2011

Presenter, “Defending Bad Faith Claims”, Canadian Defence Lawyers Boot Camp II, Moncton, New Brunswick, 2010

October 30, 2010

Presenter, “Pleadings: A Refresher”, presented internally to Stewart McKelvey partners and associates, 2010

October 30, 2010

Co-presenter, “The Privilege Clause after Tercon – Clear as Mud”, Canadian Bar Association CLE, Saint John, New Brunswick, 2010

October 30, 2010

Presenter, “Insurance Policies and Construction Bonds”, presented to the Annual Meeting of the New Brunswick Road Builders Association, 2009

October 30, 2009

Presenter, “Basic Anatomy for Injury Cases”, Canadian Defence Lawyers Boot Camp I, Moncton, New Brunswick, 2009

October 30, 2009

Presenter, “Nursing Liability: An Overview”, presented to the Nursing Staff of the Moncton City Hospital, 2008

October 30, 2008

Presenter, “Consent in the Context of Seclusion and Restraint”, Meeting of New Brunswick Hospital Risk Managers, Fredericton, New Brunswick, 2008

October 30, 2008

Presenter, “The New Brunswick Mechanics’ Lien Act: Trust Provisions and Beyond”, presented to Credifax Atlantic Summer Sessions, Moncton, New Brunswick, 2006

October 30, 2006