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Jayna Green


Suite 1100, Cabot Place
100 New Gower St.
St. John’s, N.L.
A1C 6K3



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Newfoundland and Labrador, 2024

Legal Assistant(s): Jill Jefford

Jayna maintains a diverse practice spanning labour and employment law, energy and environmental law and health and privacy law. With a strong commitment to advocacy and client service, Jayna is dedicated to delivering personalized and effective legal solutions for clients. Jayna’s labour and employment experience consists of assisting with policy and agreement drafting, as well as assisting clients on various matters including workplace disputes, collective bargaining in the construction industry, wrongful termination and discrimination claims.

Jayna’s passion for the energy and environmental sector is rooted in her previous research experience where she focused on exploring the intersections between environmental  law, the common law duty to consult and Indigenous law and legal orders. She has been involved in advising clients on regulatory and legislative compliance, with a focus on the wind energy and hydrogen sector in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Jayna also provides litigation support in the fields of heath and privacy law. She has worked with public bodies on complex issues related to access to information and has assisted with drafting briefs and legal arguments for appearances before the Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.

Education & Career


University of Ottawa, Juris Doctor, 2023
Memorial University, Bachelor of Arts, 2020


Vice President of Events, Indigenous Law Student Governance, University of Ottawa, 2022-2023

Legislative Development Intern to the Honourable Senator Yvonne Boyer, Senate of Canada, 2023

2L Representative, University of Ottawa Environmental Law Student Association, 2021-2022

2L Peer Mentor, University of Ottawa, 2021-2022

Operations Associate, University of Ottawa International Commerce and Trade Law Student Association, 2021-2022,

Student Research Associate, Decolonizing Water, 2021-2023

Volleyball Coach, Newfoundland and Labrador Volleyball Association & Holy Trinity High School, 2015-2020


Designation in Environmental Law, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, 2023

Cum Laude and Dean’s List distinction, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, 2023

Richard Weiler Prize for Effective Lawyer-Client Relations and Teamwork in Mediation, University of Ottawa, 2022 – 2023

Dean’s List distinction, Memorial University, 2018 – 2020

Memorial University Entrance Scholarship, 2016

Pat Dawe Memorial Scholarship, Town of Torbay, 2016

RBC Business Award Scholarship, 2016

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