Jamie Watson

Associate

"A problem well put is half-solved."
- John Dewey

Determination and vision.

When navigating disputes involving highly specialized and technical subject matters, Jamie knows that it is key to have a strong understanding of client business operations. Jamie ensures clients have all the information needed to make the best decisions for their businesses, by taking a creative approach to research and paying meticulous attention to the facts.

Representative matters

Jamie's clients work hard to provide the highest quality products and services to their customers, and with that comes risk. She is seen as a trusted advisor who allows clients to focus their efforts on the continued growth and success of their businesses, while she works on the legal matters at hand. Jamie seeks to gain a deeper understanding of her client's legal challenges to develop a strategy tailored to their specific needs and values. She has:

  • Developed industry-specific reference documents to simplify aquaculture litigation
  • Assisted in the successful defense of a human rights complaint on behalf of an educational institution.
  • Attended Labour and Employment Board hearings
  • Assisted in trial preparation for workplace disability claims
  • Prepared discovery reports and damages assessments for personal injury claims

Areas of practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Health
  • Labour and Employment
  • Agriculture Litigation

BAR ADMISSION(S)

New Brunswick, 2017

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of New Brunswick

EDUCATION

Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, JD, 2016
Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, Health Law Institute, Certificate of Specialization in Health Law and Policy, 2016
University of Western Ontario, BA (Hons), 2013

Awards

  • Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies Research Prize
  • 2015 Think Tank Paper Presentation Winner
  • Dean's Honour List

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Pro Bono Students Canada Justice Education project, 2014 - 2016
  • Captain, Dalhousie Law flag football team, 2014 - 2016
  • Co-chair, Health Law Students' Association, Schulich School of Law, 2014 - 2016
  • Co-chair, Dalhousie Law Orientation Committee, Schulich School of Law, 2014 - 2015

LANGUAGE(S)

English, French

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

P 506.634.6418
F 506.652.1989

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Laura Button

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