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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

Justin carries on a broad commercial law practice. Focusing on open communication, Justin strives to make complicated legal issues understandable for his clients. Justin’s experience includes:

  • Acting as co-counsel to a former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador at the Commission of Inquiry Respecting the Muskrat Falls Project.
  • Advising commercial landlords and drafting leases and related commercial agreements.
  • Acting for purchasers, vendors and lenders in commercial and residential real property transactions.
  • Acting for vendors and purchasers in asset and share transactions.
  • Completing mineral title due diligence and acting as part of a team in advising mining companies, prospectors, and lenders in respect of various mining transactions.
  • Advising companies and municipalities in respect of real property and 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
Member, BOMA-NL
Director, Thrive CYN
Member, Occupational Health and Safety Committee
Member, St. John’s Curling Club

Accolades

Law Foundation of NL Legal Research Award

 
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