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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

Halifax partner Burtley Francis named a Lexpert® Rising Star for his outstanding contributions to the practice of law and to his community

Honouring excellence in the field of business law and litigation across Canada, Burtley Francis, partner in our Halifax office, is a 2022 recipient of the Lexpert® Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40 award.…
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Stewart McKelvey welcomes two newly admitted lawyers to our Halifax team

Following bar admissions today in Nova Scotia, we are pleased to congratulate our Articled Clerks on the next stage of their career, and we welcome Annelise Harnanan and Nikolas Shymko…
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Thought Leadership

Update: New trust reporting and disclosure requirements under the Income Tax Act

Note: this is an update to a previously posted Thought Leadership piece from November 2020 to reflect the delayed coming into force of these proposed changes, as well as additional information that has become available.  Richard Niedermayer, KC, TEP, Sarah Almon, TEP and Madeleine Coats Governments around the world are taking steps to increase transparency at…

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think: international talent

As part of our presenting sponsorship of the 2022 Halifax Chamber of Commerce Annual Fall Dinner, lawyers in our Immigration group compiled a series of Thought Leadership articles drawing on the themes of population retention & immigration in Halifax: one of Canada’s fastest growing cities. Please click the image below to view the full publication.

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