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Ruth Trask

Partner

Suite 1100, Cabot Place
100 New Gower St.
St. John’s, N.L.
A1C 6K3

+1.709.570.8893

+1.709.722.4565

rtrask@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Newfoundland and Labrador, 2010

Legal Assistant(s): Dedra Hickman

Every client faces its own unique circumstances. Ruth works with her clients to understand their perspective, and tailors her advice to be responsive to their needs. Clients need to understand how the law impacts them and their operations from all angles, and Ruth aims to give real-world guidance to help each client make the choices that are right for them.

Some examples of Ruth’s regular work includes:

  • Structuring successful hiring and terminations, and helping clients navigate claims from former employees;
  • Conducting hearings and appeals before administrative tribunals and at all levels of Court in the province;
  • Advising statutory and regulatory bodies on a variety of administrative law issues; and
  • Working with employers in all aspects of the employment relationship, including discrimination and accommodation, union-management relations, and workers’ compensation.

Education & Career

Education

University of Western Ontario, JD (distinction), 2009
Memorial University of Newfoundland, BMus (honours), 2006

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Lady Cove Women’s Choir
Member, Newfoundland Equestrian Association

 
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