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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.

“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


Benchmark Litigation Canada names Jason Woycheshyn as Atlantics Litigator of the Year

Halifax Partner Jason Woycheshyn was recognized as “Atlantics Litigator of the Year”  by Benchmark Litigation Canada at a gala event held in Toronto last evening. Jason’s broad national practice focuses…
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Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory lists 79 Firm lawyers as top legal talent

The 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory has listed 79 Stewart McKelvey lawyers as leading practitioners. Lexpert determines this national listing through an annual peer survey across a variety of practice…
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Thought Leadership

Navigating Canada’s economic sanctions against Russia

By Kim Walsh and Olivia Bungay Canadian sanctions targeting Russia in relation to Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine were significantly expanded over the past year. The Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations impose sanctions on individuals and entities listed in Schedule 1 (designated persons), most of whom are tied in some way to Russian oil and…

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Federal Government introduces amendments to expand the mandates of the two historic Atlantic Accord Acts to include offshore wind energy

David Randell, Sadira Jan, Robert Grant, K.C., Greg Moores, G. John Samms, and James Gamblin The recent tabling of federal legislation is an important step for offshore wind development in the offshore areas of Nova Scotia (“NS”) and Newfoundland and Labrador (“NL”). On May 30, 2023, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, introduced…

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