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Stephen Winter


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



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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Newfoundland and Labrador, 2006

Legal Assistant(s): Kelsey Howlett

Working with diverse clients such as banks, technology firms, retailers, grocers, oil and gas companies, marketing firms and hotels, some of the ways Steve helps his clients are by:

  • Acting in commercial real property matters including property purchases and sales, financings, and commercial developments.
  • Acting for financial institutions, private lenders, and businesses of all types and sizes in commercial transactions.
  • Acting in general corporate matters and completing significant corporate reorganizations for private businesses of all kinds.
  • Acting in various asset and share purchase and sale transactions including for a large grocery retailer, an auto supply company, software developers, seafood processors, and sports nutrition companies.
  • Providing corporate and commercial advice for an e-learning company before, during, and after its reverse takeover of a public company.

Education & Career


University of New Brunswick, LLB, 2005
Memorial University of Newfoundland, BComm (honours), 1999


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Articling Committee, Stewart McKelvey, 2007 – present
Director, Newfoundland and Labrador Tennis Association, 2000 – 2001
Volunteer and participant, Junior Achievement’s Economics for Success program, St. John’s, March 2011
Member, Advisory Board, Genesis Centre, Memorial University
President, Riverdale Tennis Club, 2008 – present


Presentations to entrepreneurs and small business owners regarding investment readiness.

Speaking at Eastern Health Pre-Retirement Seminars on Estate Planning

Discussions on various aspects of business succession planning to lenders and small business owners, including shareholders agreements.

Speaker, “Green Leases”, Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada’s National Conference and Exhibition, St. John’s, September 2011

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