Allison McCarthy

Partner

Suite 600, Frederick Square
77 Westmorland St.
Fredericton, N.B.
E3B 6Z3

+1.506.444.8977

+1.506.461.2218

+1.506.444.8974

amccarthy@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 1992

Legal Assistant(s): Faith Arbeau

Allison brings the ability to negotiate a resolution that is in line with his client’s needs. He is effective and efficient, and helps them identify the areas of critical importance to their goals and the areas they have flexibility on to make the deal work. Allison helps his clients by:

  • Acting on behalf of real property purchasers in the acquisition of apartment buildings, shopping centres and mobile home parks and all of the related financing work.
  • Planning and implementing estate plans, estate freezes and purifications for owner-managed businesses.
  • Acting on behalf of both vendors and purchasers in business transfers, both for asset sales and share sales.
  • Acting for lenders in venture capital financing through all stages of the negotiation, due diligence, document preparation and closing.
  • Representing provincial governments with respect to P3 infrastructure projects for schools, hospitals and communications infrastructure.

Education & Career

Education

University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 1991
St. Thomas University, B.A., 1987

Activities

Office partner, Fredericton, Stewart McKelvey, 2009-2015
Member, TNB Board of Governors, 2014 – present
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation

Accolades

Best Lawyers 2019 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Fredericton
Best Lawyers 2018 Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Fredericton
Best Lawyers 2016 Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Fredericton
Best Lawyers: Commercial Leasing Law, 2016-2019
Best Lawyers: Corporate Governance Practice, 2016-2019
Best Lawyers: Director and Officer Liability Practice, 2016-2019
Best Lawyers: Securities Law, 2016-2019
Best Lawyers: Banking and Finance, 2012-2019
Best Lawyers, Corporate Law, 2013-2019
Lexpert rating: Banking (including Financial Institutions Regulatory Law)
Lexpert rating: Corporate/Commercial
Lexpert rating: Estate and Personal Tax Planning/Estate Litigation
Lexpert rating: Property Development (Real Estate; Land Use Planning/Municipal)
Martindale-Hubbell rating: BV Distinguished®