Stephanie Stapleford

Associate

Suite 600, Frederick Square
77 Westmorland St.
Fredericton, N.B.
E3B 6Z3

+1.506.443.0155

+1.506.444.8974

sstapleford@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 2018

Legal Assistant(s): Faith Arbeau

Stephanie’s clients have specific business- and tax-related goals, and they need a skilled and devoted advisor who will work tirelessly to help them achieve those goals. Stephanie aspires to make life easier for her clients by putting their short- and long-term business plans into execution, and by providing tailor-made solutions to any legal issues that come up along the way. Examples of Stephanie’s work include:

  • Representing clients on corporate acquisitions through all stages of the transaction.
  • Working with accountants to implement corporate reorganizations.
  • Providing guidance in tax disputes and tax planning matters.
  • Revising governing documents and policies for self-governing bodies and large employers.
  • Drafting privacy policies for start-ups and employers.
  • Preparing responses to access to information requests and privacy complaints under federal and provincial laws.

Education & Career

Education

University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, JD (with Distinction), 2017
St. Thomas University, BA (Hons. Philosophy), 2013

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Business Law Section, Canadian Bar Association – New Brunswick branch
Member, Privacy & Technology Law Section, Canadian Bar Association – New Brunswick branch
Member, Taxation Law Section, Canadian Bar Association – New Brunswick branch

Accolades

Lieutenant Governor’s Silver Medal in Law for highest academic standing in graduating class
Law Faculty Council Prize – second year and third year
Awards for highest academic standing in the following areas of study:
– Commercial Law
– Conflict of Laws
– Contracts
– Corporate Law &Taxation
– Property