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 on litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution. He has extensive trial and appellate experience in courts across Canada, including Alberta and Ontario.
Jason litigates corporate, commercial, agribusiness, banking and estates disputes, with experience in securities regulatory and enforcement matters, directors’ and officers’ liability, oppression proceedings and sensitive internal investigations.
Jason is regularly recognized by several legal publications as a leader in the practice of law. He has been a Partner with the Firm since 2020.
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 on litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution. He has extensive trial and appellate experience in courts across Canada, including Alberta and Ontario. Jason litigates corporate, commercial,…Read More
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 areas, including banking and finance, energy, labour and employment, mergers and acquisitions, estates and planning, intellectual property and insurance. Rob Aske Stephen Hutchison, K.C. Charles…Read More
Deanne MacLeod, Partner in our Halifax office, has been appointed King’s Counsel. The announcement was made earlier this week by Justice Minister and Attorney General of Nova Scotia, Brad Johns. This prestigious honour is awarded to those who have made exceptional contributions and shown remarkable merit within the legal community. With degrees from Mount Saint…Read More
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner, Lydia Bugden, K.C. appointed to the Board of Directors of Net Zero Atlantic
Congratulations to Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner, Lydia Bugden, K.C., on her recent appointment to the Board of Directors of Net Zero Atlantic. Net Zero Atlantic strives to bring together senior leaders and decision makers from across the region in an effort to combat climate change. Through collaboration with subject matter experts, and direct support…Read More
Stewart McKelvey lawyers support The Housing Trust of Nova Scotia to make progress on affordable housing
In concert with The Housing Trust of Nova Scotia, the Province recently announced significant support for housing options for healthcare workers. An $8 million investment in transitional, modular housing projects will help provide housing for healthcare workers where limited options are available. Established in 2009, The Housing Trust owns close to 300 units and operates…Read More
Stewart McKelvey is pleased to announce the following eight lawyers who will be admitted as Partners, effective January 1, 2023: Charlottetown Donald Cameron Dalton McGuinty, Jr. Halifax Kyle Hartlen Daniel MacKenzie Dante Manna Christena McIsaac Scott Pike Saint John Joel Reed Congratulations on this significant career accomplishment.Read More
Halifax Partner Grant Machum, ICD.D, appointed Chair of the Board of Governors of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
We are pleased to share that Halifax Partner Grant Machum, ICD.D, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Governors of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Grant has served on the Board since 2020 and most recently as Chair of the Capital Campaign Committee. A longstanding contributor and supporter of regional and national arts…Read More
Perlene Morrison, Partner in our Charlottetown office, has been appointed King’s Counsel. The announcement was made December 5 by Justice and Public Safety Minister and Attorney General of Prince Edward Island, Darlene Compton. This prestigious honour recognizes exemplary lawyers for their contributions to the field of law, leadership, professionalism, as well as their public and social contributions to improve the…Read More
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. Winners of this award have demonstrated an outstanding track record of success in deals, cases or files, have made contributions to the legal profession, demonstrated…Read More
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 as new Associates in our Halifax office.Read More