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Guy-Etienne Richard


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



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Language(s) spoken: English, French

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2018

Legal Assistant(s): Susan Snow

When clients are faced with unique and complex issues, Guy-Etienne provides them access to timely and practical solutions. Whether it’s issues relating to labour and employment or litigation, Guy-Etienne leverages his background in investment banking to ensure his clients have all the information needed to make the best decisions for their business. With hard work and determination, Guy-Etienne ensures clients are receiving the quality of work they have come to expect from Stewart McKelvey. Guy-Etienne uses a tailored approach to each problem by taking the time to understand each client’s needs and values. Throughout his practice, Guy-Etienne has:

  • Represented and successfully settled wrongful terminations claims
  • Assisted in the successful defense of a Human Rights complaint on behalf of an energy company
  • Drafted employment contracts for a charity
  • Assisted in the successful defense of a professional license complaint

Education & Career


University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, JD, 2017
Cornell University, Certificate of Comparative Legal Studies, 2016
McGill University, School of Continuing Studies, 2014
Canadian Securities Course, CSC designation, 2012
University of St. Andrews, MA (with Distinction), 2012


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Winner, New Brunswick Law Society Golf Tournament, 2016
First year moot coach, University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law, 2015 – 2016
Member, University of New Brunswick Law French Society, 2014 – 2017
Member and director, Young Heroes Charity Organization, 2008 – 2012
Fund manager and director, Global Investment Group, 2009 – 2012


Best opening statement, Trial Practice, University of New Brunswick Law, 2016

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