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of law forward.

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.

“Winner of Best Law Firm” 

– Atlantic Business Magazine

“Best of Atlantic Canada” 2022

Readers’ Choice Awards

“Atlantic Canada Law Firm of the Year”

– 2021 Canadian Law Awards

Announcements

Chambers and Partners ranks 16 Firm lawyers in its Canada 2023 guide

In the eighth edition of Chambers Canada, 16 Stewart McKelvey lawyers from across the region have been listed as leaders in the legal industry. Individuals are ranked in this publication…
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Managing Partner Rebecca Saturley named President of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers

We are pleased to announce that Rebecca Saturley, Managing Partner in our Halifax office, was appointed as President of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Counsel to…
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Thought Leadership

Court upholds mandatory vaccine policy – Placing employee on unpaid leave not constructive dismissal

Mark Tector and Ben Currie While there have been a number of arbitration decisions on the subject, Parmar v Tribe Management Inc., 2022 BCSC 1675 appears to be the first reported civil court decision to consider whether placing a non-unionized employee on an unpaid leave of absence for failure to comply with a mandatory vaccination…

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Federal Government, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador clearing the way for offshore wind development

Sadira Jan, Dave Randell, and James Gamblin Nova Scotia (“NS”) and Newfoundland and Labrador (“NL”) are positioned to become international leaders in offshore wind and green hydrogen. Each province has expansive offshores areas, abundant wind resources and mature regulatory regimes for offshore petroleum development that are being expanded to regulate offshore wind and hydrogen development….

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