Christopher Stewart

Managing Partner, Moncton

“No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking.”
- Voltaire

Tailored advice.

Finding your way through the regulatory maze and various aspects of administrative law can be challenging for any company. With his in-depth knowledge of the process and years of experience, Chris helps his clients get the orders, authorizations and results they need to be successful in their businesses.

Representative matters

Chris works with industrial manufacturers, utilities, various levels of government, and oil and gas companies on a wide range of issues. His work has included:
  • Representing electrical wind farm developers with all aspects of the development of two wind farms.
  • Various appearances before energy regulation tribunals for rate payors and energy marketers.
  • Labour and employment matters, labour arbitrations, wrongful dismissal litigation appearances for other tribunals and administrative law work.
  • Leasing and lease enforcement.
  • Representing both employers and individuals with respect to various immigration applications.

Areas of practice

  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Litigation
  • Labour and Employment
  • Immigration Law
  • Energy – Electricity Regulatory
  • Energy – Oil & Gas Regulatory
  • Maritime and Transportation


New Brunswick, 1990


Law Society of New Brunswick


University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 1989
University of New Brunswick, B.Ed. (honours), 1986


  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Office Partner, Moncton, Stewart McKelvey, 2014
  • Member, Associate Evaluation & Compensation Committee, Stewart McKelvey, 2014
  • Member, Students Committee, Stewart McKelvey, 2008-2010
  • Member, Canadian Maritime Lawyers’ Association




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  • "Regulation of Alternative Energy Projects in Atlantic Canada", Dalhousie Law Journal: Special Edition, Volume 37 Number 1 (Spring 2014)


  • Presenter, “A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your Renewable Energy Project Approved”, Atlantic Canada Power Symposium, Halifax, June 2011

Suite 601, Blue Cross Centre
644 Main Street
Moncton, NB, Canada
E1C 1E2

P 506.383.2224
F 506.858.8454
C 506.850.7906

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