Barbara E. Smith, QC

Partner

65 Grafton St.
Charlottetown, P.E.
C1A 1K8

+1.902.629.4514

+1.902.626.7481

+1.902.566.5283

bsmith@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Prince Edward Island, 1992

Legal Assistant(s): Julie Hopkins

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

Barbara works with her clients on a variety of matters, including corporate, commercial, financing, real property, wills and estates and the transition of ownership for family-run businesses. Her clients include:

  • Small and medium sized owner-operated businesses.
  • Clients involved in the hospitality and service industries.
  • Professional service firms, such as doctors, accounting firms and architects.
  • Individuals, in the areas of real estate and estate planning.

Barbara is also a registered trademark agent.

Education & Career

Education

Dalhousie University, LLB, 1991
University of Prince Edward Island, BA, 1987

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Board of Directors, Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce (GCACC), 2017 – present
Member, PEI Connectors Program Committee (GCACC), 2017 – present
Member, Board of Directors, Canadian Cancer Society – PEI Division, 2015 – present
Member, Board of Governors, Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island, 2015 – present
Past-chair, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, 2009 – 2011
Chair, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, 2007 – 2009
Member, Board of Directors, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, 2004 – 2011
Canvasser, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Prince Edward Island Division
Queens Jubilee Award, 2002
Member, Advocacy Committee, Canadian Cancer Society – PEI Division, 1992 – 2002

Accolades

Queen’s Counsel, 2008
Best Lawyers 2014 Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Charlottetown
Best Lawyers: Banking and Finance, 2011 – 2019
Lexpert rating: Banking (including Financial Institutions Regulatory Law)
Lexpert rating: Corporate/Commercial
Lexpert rating: Estate and Personal Tax Planning/Estate Litigation
Martindale-Hubbell rating: CV