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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 250 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” 2024

Readers’ Choice Awards

“Atlantic Canada Law Firm of the Year”

– 2021 Canadian Law Awards


Saint John Partner, Conor O’Neil, inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers

Saint John Partner Conor O’Neil was inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers (“CCCL”), during their annual conference over the weekend. The CCCL is comprised of…
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Halifax Partner Lawrence Freeman, K.C., receives honorary degree from Saint Mary’s University

We congratulate Lawrence Freeman, K.C., on receiving an honorary degree from Saint Mary’s University at their annual Convocation today in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the legal profession, community…
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Appeal Courts uphold substantial costs awards for regulators

By Sean Kelly & Michiko Gartshore Professional regulators can incur substantial costs through discipline processes. These costs are often associated with investigations, hearings as well as committee member expenses and are an unfortunate by-product of ensuring the colleges or associations uphold their mandates to protect the public by holding members accountable. Two recent appellate Court…

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Less than two weeks to go … Canada Supply Chain Transparency Reports are due May 31st

By Christine Pound, ICD.D., Twila Reid, ICD.D., Sarah Dever Letson, CIPP/C, Sheila Mecking, Hilary Newman, and Daniel Roth Introduction The first reports under the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act (the “Act”) are due by May 31, 2024. As we previously reported (see here and here), the Act came into force…

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