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Jennifer Taylor

Research Lawyer

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



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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Ontario, 2010; Nova Scotia, 2013

Legal Assistant(s): Heidi Butler

Complex legal questions require comprehensive research and analysis. Focusing on strategy, Jennifer unearths the legal principles needed to make informed decisions. From reading old English case reports to using the latest online legal research technology, she will leave no stone unturned in an effort to support colleagues and meet clients’ needs.

Jennifer prepares comprehensive legal opinions and submissions to support strong advocacy for our clients. Her work aims to advance clients’ interests as effectively and efficiently as possible by turning complex legal problems into practical advice and concise arguments. Her areas of focus and interest include insurance defence, commercial litigation, constitutional law, Aboriginal law, education law, health law, professional regulation and administrative law, and class actions.

In addition to her legal research and writing, Jennifer keeps our clients up to date on the most recent developments in the law and points of interest by publishing a number of articles throughout the year, including pieces for the Firm’s Thought Leadership publications. A past recipient of the CBA Nova Scotia Zöe Odei Young Lawyers Award, Jennifer is active both inside and outside of the legal community, volunteering her time to various social justice, equality and advocacy initiatives throughout the province.

Education & Career


Osgoode Professional Development, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University – Certificate in Fundamentals of Aboriginal Law, 2015
University of Cambridge, Master of Law, 2011
Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Laws, 2008
Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Arts, Combined Honours in History and Political Science, 2005


Co-Instructor of LAWS 2297: Abortion Law Futures at the Schulich School of Law (Winter Term 2024)
Member of the Feminist Law Reform & Reproductive Rights Working Group, National Association of Women and the Law
Past Chair, CBA Women Lawyers Forum
Secretary, East Coast Prison Justice Society Board of Directors
Advisory Circle Member, The Fireweed Project

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