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Nicholas Russon

Managing Partner, Fredericton

501-140 Carleton Street
Fredericton, N.B.
E3B 3T4




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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 2008

Legal Assistant(s): Faith Arbeau, Kimberly Donaher

Nick has worked with government agencies, construction firms, owner managed businesses and startup ventures and others to provide them with quality legal advice delivered to meet their needs, on their own timeline. Over his career, Nick has:

  • Represented provincial governments with respect to P3 infrastructure projects for schools, hospitals and communications infrastructure.
  • Acted as counsel to startup companies in all respects, from incorporation through investments and exits.
  • Acted for lenders and startups in venture capital financing through all stages of the negotiation, due diligence, document preparation and closing.
  • Acted on behalf of clients in business sales, acquisitions and financing.
  • Represented clients in commercial litigation matters with an emphasis on business and shareholder disputes.
  • Trademark prosecution and licensing (applications and registration).

Education & Career


Osgoode Certificate in Intellectual Property Licensing, 2018
University of New Brunswick, LLB, 2007
University of New Brunswick, B.Sc., 2003
University of New Brunswick, BA, 2003


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Canadian Technology Law Association
Board of directors, United Way Central New Brunswick, 2015 – present
Board of directors, Wostawea Cross Country Ski Club Inc., 2013 – present
Board of directors, River Valley Cycling Inc., 2011 – present
Board of directors, The Gala Project, 2011 – present


Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, “Procurement Law – A Primer”, 2016

Chartered Professional Accountants New Brunswick fall course, “Setting the Stage for a Successful Transactions”, 2016

Co-presenter, FAN – The Start Ups Guide to Avoiding Human Resources Hell, “Lesson 1 – Employment Agreement”

June 14, 2016

Canadian Bar Association conference, “Overview of trademarks practice”, 2013

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