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Rory Rogers, K.C.


Queen’s Marque
600-1741 Lower Water Street
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 0J2



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 1990

Legal Assistant(s): Emily MacNeil

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

A fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, Rory maintains a broad litigation and administrative law practice in areas including corporate and securities litigation, professional  liability and directors’ and officers’ claims, shareholder disputes, professional discipline, and construction litigation. His clients have included public and private companies, governments, liability insurers, banks, architects and engineers.

Some of the matters he has helped his clients with are:

  • Acting in cases of professional liability litigation, including claims involving architects and engineers, directors and officers, insurance agents and accountants.
  • Acting in disputes involving corporate and securities issues, such as reorganizations, shareholder disputes, oppression claims and directors and officers duties.
  • Appearing at inquiries under the Nova Scotia Fatality Inquiry Act.
  • Acting in administrative law matters, including professional discipline files, immigration law and customs valuation and classification disputes.

Education & Career


Dalhousie University, LLB, 1988
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, MA, 1985
Queen’s University, BA (honours), 1983


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Lecturer, “Disclosure of Hospital and Physician Records,” Canadian Bar Association Professional Development Conference, 1999


Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 2022
Chambers and Partners Canada 2024 Litigation: General Commercial – Atlantic Canada, Band 2 lawyer
Chambers and Partners Canada 2023 Litigation: General Commercial – Atlantic Canada, Band 3 lawyer
Best Lawyers 2023 Medical Negligence Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers 2022 Construction Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
King’s Counsel, 2011
Best Lawyers 2018 Construction Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers: Medical Negligence, 2016 – 2024
Best Lawyers 2015 Director and Officer Liability Practice “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers: Construction Law, 2012 – 2024
Best Lawyers: Corporate and Commercial Litigation, 2009 – 2024
Best Lawyers: Director and Officer Liability, 2013 – 2024
Best Lawyers: Health Care Law, 2011 – 2024
Best Lawyers: Insurance Law, 2013 – 2024
Benchmark Canada, local litigation star (Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Securities), 2012 – 2014
Benchmark Canada, litigation star – Canada, Securities, 2012 – 2014
Benchmark Canada, local litigation star (General Commercial,. Insurance, Securities), 2015 – 2022
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Corporate Commercial, 2024
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Commercial Insurance, 2014 – 2024
Lexpert rating: Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, 2020 – 2021, 2023
Lexpert rating: Medical Negligence, 2013 – 2016
Martindale-Hubbell rating: BV Distinguished®

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