Justin Hewitt

Associate

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

+1.709.570.8846

+1.709.722.4565

jhewitt@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Newfoundland and Labrador, 2017

Legal Assistant(s): Donna Lewis

With the ability to see the larger picture while still being attentive to the fine details, Justin helps his clients with a wide range of corporate/commercial and real property matters. He is a critical thinker who meticulously reviews the matter at hand with an eye to preventing disputes before they arise. Focusing on open communication, Justin takes a genuine interest in understanding his client’s businesses and needs, which helps him to bring successful outcomes, on time. Justin has experience:

  • Advising commercial landlords and drafting leases and related commercial agreements.
  • Acting as part of a team for vendors and purchasers in asset and share transactions.
  • Acting for purchasers, vendors and lenders in commercial and residential real property transactions.
  • Advising municipalities in respect to procurement/tendering, land use planning, and by-law enforcement matters.
  • Advising companies and municipalities in respect of regulatory compliance matters.
  • Appearing before the Provincial Court and Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador on behalf of municipalities and companies in various commercial disputes.

Education & Career

Education

University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, JD, 2016
Memorial University of Newfoundland, BA, 2012
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Certificate in Public Administration, 2012

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Director, Thrive CYN
Member, Occupational Health and Safety Committee
Member, St. John’s Curling Club

Accolades

Law Foundation of NL Legal Research Award