Gerald McMackin, QC

Partner

A veteran hand.

Gerry has seen it all when it comes to practicing law: the good, the bad and the ugly. He acts as counsel to many owner managed businesses and their families. He is experienced in developing and implementing business succession and estate planning solutions. Gerry is also actively involved in many charitable and community activities.

Areas of practice:

  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Owner Managed Business
  • Financial Services
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Health
  • Personal Services
  • Estate Planning & Litigation

BAR ADMISSION(S)

New Brunswick, 1972

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of New Brunswick

EDUCATION

University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 1972
University of New Brunswick, B.A., 1970

QUEEN'S COUNSEL

2004

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, STEP
  • Honorary counsel, The Greater Saint John Community Foundation
  • Director, Coast Tire & Auto Service Ltd., 2002 to present
  • Director, Community Foundations of Canada, 2002-2010
  • Governor, Wiggins Home, 1996 to present
  • Secretary, vice-president & director, The Greater Saint John Community Foundation, 1990-2001
  • Chair, Rothesay Netherwood School, 1993-1997
  • Councilor, Town of Rothesay, 1983-1992
  • Governor, Rothesay Netherwood School, 1975 to present

LANGUAGE(S)

English

LEXPERT RATINGS

Corporate / Commercial
Estate and Personal Tax Planning / Estate Litigation

MARTINDALE-HUBBELL RATINGS

BV Distinguished®

Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

EXTERNAL RATINGS

  • Best Lawyers 2017 Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year" in Saint John
  • Best Lawyers 2015 Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year" in Saint John
  • Best Lawyers: Trusts and Estates, 2010-2018
  • Recipient, Paul Harris Fellowship Award, 2007
  • Recipient, Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, 2003

Suite 1000, Brunswick House
44 Chipman Hill
Saint John, NB, Canada
E2L 2A9

P 506.632.2768
F 506.634.3573

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Shelley Sommerville

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