Rory Rogers, QC


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



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 1990

Legal Assistant(s): Cailean Canning

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

Rory has appeared before many courts and a wide variety of administrative tribunals and securities industry regulators. His clients include private and public companies, professional liability insurers, architects and engineers, banks and firms in the mutual fund and securities industry. 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
Associate member, American Bar Association
Lecturer, “Disclosure of Hospital and Physician Records,” Canadian Bar Association Professional Development Conference, 1999
Part-time lecturer, Dalhousie University, 1991-present


Queen’s Counsel, 2011
Best Lawyers 2018 Construction Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers: Medical Negligence, 2016 – 2019
Best Lawyers 2015 Director and Officer Liability Practice “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers: Construction Law, 2012 – 2019
Best Lawyers: Corporate and Commercial Litigation, 2009 – 2019
Best Lawyers: Director and Officer Liability, 2013 – 2019
Best Lawyers: Health Care Law, 2011 – 2019
Best Lawyers: Insurance Law, 2013 – 2019
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 – 2018
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Commercial Insurance
Martindale-Hubbell rating: BV Distinguished®