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Stewart McKelvey is Atlantic Canada’s largest law firm and one of the 20 largest in the country.

We are more than 225 lawyers. We are six offices throughout the four Atlantic provinces. We are full-service. But most importantly, we are leaders in providing the legal knowledge and innovative solutions clients need to move forward confidently.

“Atlantic Canada Law Firm of the Year”

- 2021 Canadian Law Awards


Student recruitment podcast episode 3: Being an Articled Clerk

In the third episode, associates Nico Jones (Dalhousie, 2018) and John Morse (UNB, 2018) share their experiences from their articling year. They look at the importance of team work in a firm, the vital role formal and informal mentorship plays, and the much-needed supports Stewart McKelvey provides to though the year. They’ll even share some…
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Stewart McKelvey wins Canadian Occupational Safety’s “5-Star Safety Law Firm” award, with James LeMesurier, QC, named a “5-Star Safety Lawyer”

Following an in-depth survey of safety professionals across the country, Stewart McKelvey is one of only 12 law firms nationally to receive the 5-Star Safety Law Firm Award from Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine. This occupational health and safety publication released its inaugural list, which also names James LeMesurier, QC, Saint John partner, as one of…
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Trips, slips, and judicial ink spills – the Supreme Court of Canada revisits core policy decision immunity in City of Nelson v Marchi, 2021 SCC 41

Stephen Penney and Joe Thorne Balancing a municipal budget has always been a challenging task in Newfoundland and Labrador, and this is particularly true in a year of extreme weather events and a global pandemic. Municipal councils are faced with a number of competing funding priorities for measures designed to keep residents safe, whether on…

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Beyond the border: Immigration update – October 2021

We are pleased to present the seventh installment of Beyond the border, a publication aimed at providing the latest information to clients about new programs and other immigration-related information that may be pertinent to employers of foreign workers in Canada. This special edition outlines the immigration goals of Atlantic Canadian provinces and the various programs which support…

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