Nathan Gates

Associate

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

+1.902.444.1754

+1.902.420.1417

ngates@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2018

Legal Assistant(s): Kathleen O'Reilly

In today’s fast-paced business environment, clients want a lawyer who understands their end game and who can provide efficient solutions to meet all of their business needs. To provide this high level of service, Nathan blends a strong work ethic with a commitment to understanding all of the small details from the very start. Nathan understands that in order to meet various client needs, a lawyer must join their team and become invested in working to reach the client’s short and long-term goals. He has assisted with:

  • Corporate restructuring and insolvency research and drafting
  • Mergers and acquisitions due diligence and preparation of documents
  • Tax-efficient business reorganizations
  • Corporate financing
  • Security reviews and filings

Education & Career

Education

University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, JD, 2017
Dalhousie University, BA, 2013

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Volunteer coach and judge, University of New Brunswick Law Moot, 2016 – 2017
Coordinator and volunteer, University of New Brunswick Law tax advocacy project, 2016 – 2017
Student representative, University of New Brunswick experiential learning committee, 2016 – 2017
Member, University of New Brunswick Law mooting society, 2015 – 2017
Member, University of New Brunswick sports and entertainment law society, 2015
Assistant coach, Lockview Dragons hockey club, 2017 – 2018
Assistant coach, Bedford Barons Major Bantam hockey club, 2011 – 2013
Team lead, Hockey Nova Scotia, 2009 & 2012
Volunteer, Special Olympics, 2012
Volunteer coach, Bedford Minor Hockey Development, 2012 – 2013

Accolades

Dalhousie University Dean’s List
Seaboard Liquid Carriers Academic Excellence Scholarship
Dalhousie Academic Achievement Scholarship

Presentations

Presenter, Dalhousie University, The Importance of Debating in the Undergraduate Degree, 2015 & 2016

Presenter, University of New Brunswick Department of History paper presenter series, Pierre Elliot Trudeau’s Early Experiences with NATO: A New Policy, 2013