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Jennifer Taylor

Research Lawyer

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

+1.902.420.3361

+1.902.420.1417

jennifertaylor@stewartmckelvey.com

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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. 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 conducts in-depth legal research and drafts legal memos, opinions, briefs and factums in all areas of law. Her work aims to advance clients’ interests as effectively and efficiently as possible by turning complex legal problems into practical advice. Particular areas of focus and interest include constitutional law, Aboriginal law, health law, professional regulation and administrative law, insurance defence and class actions. She enjoys working in teams and providing strategic advice in addition to her legal research and writing, and often writes client updates and articles on recent developments in the law.

Education & Career

Education

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

Activities

Member, East Coast Prison Justice Society Board of Directors
Advocacy Chair, Canadian Bar Association – Nova Scotia Branch
Communications Officer (2020/2021), CBA Women Lawyers Forum
Past Chair, Halifax Dance Board of Directors
Member, Nova Scotia Policing Policy Working Group
Mentor, Dalhousie Feminist Legal Association
Organizing Committee Member, 2021 CBA National Aboriginal Law Conference
Various activities, St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Eastern Passage

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