Sarah Walsh


"This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes."
- Hannah Arendt

Solution-oriented thinking.

Working with a range of clients from individuals to large commercial entities, Sarah understands the importance of effective communication to addressing the complex problems her clients face. She takes a bold, strategic approach to her clients' unique issues and strives to represent them with the utmost vigour and skill.

Areas of practice

  • General Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Environmental


Nova Scotia, 2017


Nova Scotia Barristers' Society


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


  • 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


  • Board of directors and vice-president, Artists' Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia
  • Volunteer, Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia
  • Member, The Carbon Consultancy Project
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Editor and contributor, The Weldon Times 2014-2016
  • Copy editor, Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies, 2015-2016
  • Member, Environmental Law Students' Society, 2014-2016
  • Member, Dalhousie Feminist Legal Association, 2014-2016
  • Volunteer, East Coast Environmental Law, 2014-2015
  • Peer reviewer, Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies, 2014-2015
  • Volunteer grant writer, Viewpoint Gallery, 2011-2012
  • Dodgeball player, The Halifax Sport and Social Club




  • Author, "The International Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: the Conflicts, Comforts and Limits of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety," Environmental, Energy and Resource Law (May 2016), online: The Canadian Bar Association

Suite 900
Purdy's Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water Street
Halifax, NS, Canada
B3J 3N2

P 902.420.3388
F 902.420.1417

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