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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


Emily Cyr joins Fredericton office

We welcome Fredericton associate Emily Cyr to our corporate and commercial team. With a background in banking and government institutions, Emily will assist clients with debt financing, commercial contract negotiation and drafting, corporate reorganization as well as mergers and acquisitions.
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Daniela Bassan, QC, teaches McGill copyright master class

Halifax partner Daniela Bassan, QC, will be giving a live, virtual lecture Monday, July 26 as part of the McGill University and Intellectual Property Institute of Canada summer courses. She will discuss fair dealing in legislation and caselaw, education and practice.
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Volleyball coach reinstated after recruiting student athlete charged with sexual assault

Included in Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – Issue 08 Clarence Bennett It is increasingly difficult to reconcile the rights of a student charged with sexual assault, with the rights of the victim, along with the university’s responsibility to ensure the campus is safe and free of sexual violence. While a student is innocent…

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In the strictest confidence: reviewing confidentiality clauses with a view to fostering engagement and limiting risk

Included in Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – Issue 08 Jacob Zelman Striking the proper balance Public discourse around instances of sexual violence is at an all-time high. In the wake of the #MeToo movement there are signs of greater willingness to speak up against sexual violence. With greater public accountability for perpetrators, there…

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