Jon O'Kane

Associate

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."
- Thomas Edison

Finding innovative solutions to problems.

Jon knows there are no ready-made solutions – this is why he works with his clients to fix the seemingly unfixable. As a problem solver, Jon takes pride in finding innovative solutions to the issues his clients face. Jon has a degree in physics which allows him to understand and explain the technical and complex in clear, precise ways. Because of his background in both the social and technical worlds, Jon is able to present creative ideas and concepts to fit the needs of his developing client base. 

Representative Matters

Jon has experience in the following:
  • Tax litigation, including scientific research and experimental development tax credits, international tax agreements, and clients which are charities.
  • Corporate litigation – shareholder disputes in both courts and arbitrations.
  • Environmental – regulatory compliance, enforcement and litigation.
  • Commercial – disputes surrounding secured transactions.
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation – Corporate and Commercial
  • Tax – Tax dispute resolution and litigation (CRA)
  • Construction
  • Financial Services & Lending – Bank and Bankruptcy
  • Natural Resources and Environmental

BAR ADMISSION(S)

New Brunswick, 2014

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of New Brunswick

EDUCATION

University of New Brunswick, B.Sc., 2010
Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D., 2013

Awards

  • Osgoode Hall Law School - Ian Scott Public Interest Fellow, 2011
  • Osgoode Hall Law School - Dean’s Gold Key Award, 2013
  • University of New Brunswick - Currie Undergraduate Scholar, 2006-2010
  • University of New Brunswick - Sir Howard Douglas Scholar, 2010

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Saint John Theatre Company
  • Member, Canadian Maritime Law Association

LANGUAGE(S)

English

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

P 506.632.9502
F 506.652.1989

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Pam Weston

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