Sarah Walsh

Associate

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

+1.902.420.3388

+1.902.420.1417

swalsh@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2017

Legal Assistant(s): Darlene Blanchard

Sarah is an effective and diligent litigator. With a strategic and practical approach to the law, she works with a broad range of clients including corporations, individuals and insurers to guide them towards a resolution of their disputes.

Her practice areas include:

  • Commercial litigation, including business disputes, oppression remedy litigation, contract claims and product liability claims.
  • Defamation and copyright claims, including advice on media law issues.
  • Representing owners, general contractors and subcontractors on construction related matters including negligence, contract claims, tendering disputes and builders’ liens.
  • Real property disputes and environmental litigation.

Education & Career

Education

Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, JD, 2016
University of King’s College, Combined Honours in History and Contemporary Studies, 2011

Activities

Board of directors and Vice-President, Artists’ Legal Information Society
Co-chair, Canadian Defence Lawyers Young Lawyers Division for Nova Scotia
Member, Canadian Defence Lawyers
Board of directors, Solar Schools Canada
Volunteer, Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia
Member, Canadian Bar Association
Dodgeball player, The Halifax Sport and Social Club

Accolades

CBA National Environmental, Energy and Resource Law Section David Estrin Prize
Gowlings WLG Law & Technology Prize
Clifford Rae Achievement Award
University of King’s College Scholarship
University of King’s College Entrance Scholarship