Justin Hewitt


Leaving no stone unturned.

With the ability to see the larger picture while still being attentive to the fine details, Justin helps his clients with a wide range of corporate/commercial and real property matters. He is a critical thinker who meticulously reviews the matter at hand with an eye to preventing disputes before they arise. Focusing on open communication, Justin takes a genuine interest in understanding his client's businesses and needs, which helps him to bring successful outcomes, on time.

Representative Matters

  • Advising commercial landlords and drafting leases and related commercial agreements.
  • Acting as part of a team for vendors and purchasers in asset and share transactions.
  • Acting for purchasers, vendors and lenders in commercial and residential real property transactions.
  • Advising municipalities in respect to procurement/tendering, land use planning, and by-law enforcement matters.
  • Advising companies and municipalities in respect of regulatory compliance matters.
  • Appearing before the Provincial Court and Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador on behalf of municipalities and companies in various commercial disputes.

Areas of practice:

  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Property Leasing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Construction Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Public Procurement
  • Administrative Law


Newfoundland and Labrador, 2017


Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador


University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, JD, 2016
Memorial University of Newfoundland, BA, 2012
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Certificate in Public Administration, 2012


  • Law Foundation of NL Legal Research Award


  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Director, Thrive CYN
  • Member, Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  • Member, St. John's Curling Club



Suite 1100, Cabot Place
100 New Gower Street
St. John's, NL, Canada
A1C 6K3

P 709.570.8846
F 709.722.4565

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