Jennifer Thompson

Articled Clerk

Suite 900, Purdy’s Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water St.
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 3N2

+1.902.420.3385

+1.902.420.1417

jthompson@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2020 (expected)

Stewart McKelvey’s articled clerks – many of whom are also musicians, adventure travelers, athletes and more – play an active role in client meetings, closings, mediations, administrative hearings, examinations for discovery, trials and more and are encouraged to pursue their diverse personal and community interests outside of the Firm. The Firm’s rigorous professional development program provides clerks with the breadth and depth of experience needed to build a career in litigation, advocacy or business law and is supported by the Firm’s formal and informal mentorship opportunities.

Education & Career

Education

National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) Certification, FLSC, 2017
BPP Law School, Post-graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, 2010
University of Cambridge, Selwyn College, BA (Law), 2009

Activities

Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, 2013 – present
Parish councilor, Watlington Parish Council, 2011/2012
Treasurer, Selwyn College Law Society, 2007/2008
Youth and children’s worker, Oasis Trust, 2005/2006

Accolades

Admitted to Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales, 2012
BPP Law School Prize – 1st in class, 2010
University of Cambridge Shearman & Sterling Negotiation Competition Finalist, 2008
Selwyn College Mooting Competition Second Place (1st in Year Group), 2007