Atlantic Business Magazine named CEO and Managing Partner, Lydia Bugden, QC, as a five-time winner of a Top 50 CEO award, and one of the newest members of their Hall of Fame at last night’s Gala Awards. The awards recognize business leaders throughout Atlantic Canada who demonstrate a commitment to their organization, industry and community. As we continue to move through challenging times, Lydia’s leadership remains a steady and strong presence, and we would like to congratulate her on this milestone achievement.
Congratulations to this year’s winners and the Hall of Fame inductees.
Atlantic Business Magazine named CEO and Managing Partner, Lydia Bugden, QC, as a five-time winner of a Top 50 CEO award, and one of the newest members of their Hall of Fame at last night’s Gala Awards. The awards recognize business leaders throughout Atlantic Canada who demonstrate a commitment to their organization, industry and community.…Read More
The 2022 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, labour and employment, mergers and acquisitions, estates and planning, intellectual property and insurance. Rob Aske Art Barry, QC Daniela Bassan,…Read More
We are pleased to welcome Iselle Manuel to our corporate team in Moncton. Originally from Baie-Sainte-Anne, New Brunswick, she studied education at the Université de Moncton before attending law school. Called to the New Brunswick Bar in 2020, Iselle’s bilingual practice covers a variety of corporate matters, including real property and estates and trusts issues.Read More
Congratulations to Jason Woycheshyn, litigation lawyer in our Halifax office, who was recently appointed President of the Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association (“UCBA”). The UCBA is a network of hundreds of lawyers across Canada that aims to meet critical legal needs in the Ukrainian-Canadian community and providing legal support to Ukraine. Jason practices across Canada in…Read More
Managing Partner of our St. John’s office, Tauna Staniland, has been appointed Queen’s Counsel, as announced by the Minister of Justice and Public Safety, the Honourable John Hogan, QC. This prestigious honour is given to those who have demonstrated outstanding professional integrity and have made significant contributions to the practice of law, and the community.…Read More
Stewart McKelvey has been chosen as Best Law Firm by the readers of Atlantic Business Magazine. As part of the second annual Readers’ Choice Awards, members of the business community from across the Atlantic region voted on the best suppliers and businesses across 18 categories, which were compiled to reveal the Best of Atlantic Canada.…Read More
We are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2022 the following associates will be admitted as partners: Michelle Chai (Halifax) Matthew Craig (St. John’s) Danielle Harding (Fredericton) Jonathan O’Kane, Conor O’Neil, P.Eng. and Julia Parent (Saint John) Congratulations on this significant career milestone.Read More
Stewart McKelvey Director of IT, Sherri Thom, sat down with Skills Canada – Nova Scotia for an interview on her journey in IT, and what it’s like to work in an industry where women are often underrepresented. Sherri talks about what drew her to become an IT professional, and the unique skillset she brings to…Read More
We are pleased to announce litigation lawyer Brendan Peters has joined our team in Halifax. A graduate of the Schulich School of Law, Brendan returns to Atlantic Canada after beginning his practice in Ontario with a focus on litigation. Having appeared before provincial superior courts and federal courts of Canada, Brendan has previously assisted corporate…Read More
Stewart McKelvey has been accredited as an Employer Partnership Programme (“EPP”) Partner with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”) to further the learning and professional development of our estates and trusts lawyers. With 88 Employer Partners worldwide, EPP accreditation demonstrates an organization’s commitment to, and investment in, professional development and is an important…Read More