Deanne MacLeod

Partner

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

+1.902.420.3313

+1.902.420.1417

dmacleod@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 1997

Legal Assistant(s): Melanie Waugh

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

Working with a diverse group of clients including entrepreneurs, public companies and real estate investment trusts, Deanne has:

  • Lead transaction teams on acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations on local, regional and national businesses.
  • Advised on the acquisition and divestiture of commercial real estate portfolios, leasing matters and secured financings.
  • Provided competition law advice regarding mergers, marketing and advertising, contests and promotions and competitor contracts.
  • Provided ongoing strategic and commercial advice.

Education & Career

Education

Dalhousie University, M.B.A., LL.B., 1996
Mount Saint Vincent University, B.B.A., 1992

Activities

Past chair, board of governors, Mount Saint Vincent University
Member, board of governors, Mount Saint Vincent University, 2009-present
President, Mount Saint Vincent Alumnae Association, 2011-2013
Member, board of directors, Mount Saint Vincent Alumnae Association, 2008-2015
Chair, board of governors, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 2007-2008
Practice group leader, Business Transactions, Stewart McKelvey, 2011-2015
Practice group leader, Mergers & Acquisitions, Stewart McKelvey, 2008-2011
Chair, students committee, Stewart McKelvey, 2006-2010; member, 2016-present
Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, board of directors, Phoenix Youth Programs, 2016-present
Member, board of directors, Kids Up Front – Atlantic, 2016-present

Accolades

Lexpert Magazine’s ‘Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40’, 2009