J. Andrew Fraser receives Queen’s Counsel designation
Having litigated matters before the courts in Nova Scotia and Ontario, as well as the arbitrators and mediators, Andrew brings significant experience to the table. He has represented clients in many contexts, including complex commercial litigation matters, shareholder disputes, construction disputes, employment litigation, insurance defence, class actions and estate claims. He also acts for clients where urgent civil remedies are sought, such as injunctions. Andrew has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell for his legal skills and high ethical standards, by Best Lawyers in Canada for Corporate and Commercial Litigation and by Benchmark Canada as a “Litigation Star” in Commercial Litigation and Insurance Litigation. Andrew is Chair of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society’s Civil Procedure Rules Committee and a member of The Advocates’ Society’s Nova Scotia Advisory Committee. He is also volunteer counsel at the Free Legal Clinic at the Halifax Law Courts.
In addition to his practice and professional commitments, Andrew has been a part of several community organizations, including the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, the Dalhousie Alumni Board and the Canadian Paraplegic Association (Nova Scotia).
We are pleased to announce that Halifax Partner Richard Niedermayer, K.C., TEP has been reappointed as a Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”) Canada, for another two…Read More
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We are pleased to share that Saint John Partner Conor O’Neil, P.Eng. has been elected national secretary for the Construction and Infrastructure section of the Canadian Bar Association. Conor maintains a practice in commercial litigation…Read More
Congratulations to Twila Reid, ICD.D, Partner in our St. John’s office, on being named a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. Twila is one of the Atlantic region’s most experienced labour and…Read More
Following bar admission ceremonies last week in Nova Scotia, we are pleased to congratulate our Articled Clerks on the next stage of their career, and we welcome Colton Smith, Graeme Hiebert, Jahvon Delaney, James Pinchak,…Read More
Following bar admission ceremonies this week in New Brunswick, we are pleased to congratulate our Articled Clerks on the next stage of their career, and we welcome Michiko Gartshore (Fredericton), Sean Corscadden (Fredericton), Danick Poirier (Moncton),…Read More
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…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,…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…Read More
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…Read More