James Travers, QC

Partner

Navigating rough waters.

While the legal process is a complicated one, James simplifies it for his clients. By identifying the obstacles that stand in the way of what they want to accomplish, he develops and implements a solution that solves the problem at the least cost and with the least amount of side effects, while getting it done right the first time.

Areas of practice

  • Property and Real Estate Development
  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Financial Services
  • Securities/Corporate Finance
  • Owner – Managed Business
  • Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Government Regulations
  • Property development (Real Estate; Land Use Planning/Municipal)
  • Banking

BAR ADMISSION(S)

Prince Edward Island, 1980

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of Prince Edward Island

EDUCATION

Dalhousie University, LL.B., 1980
Dalhousie University, B.Comm., 1977

QUEEN'S COUNSEL

1998

ACTIVITIES

  • Governor General's Caring Canadian Award recipient, 2015
  • Director & Secretary-Treasurer, Fathers of Confederation Building Trust, 2006-2017
  • Director, Confederation Centre of the Arts Foundation, 2010-present
  • Directory, Community Foundation of Prince Edward Island, 2011-present
  • Director, Stars for Life Foundation for Autism, 2004-present
  • Director, L.M. Montgomery Land Trust Inc.
  • Past President, Rotary Club of Charlottetown
  • Chancellor, Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island
  • Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient, 2012
  • Member, Bertha Wilson Honour Society of the Schulich School of Law

LANGUAGE(S)

English

LEXPERT RATINGS

Banking (Including Financial Institutions Regulatory Law)
Corporate / Commercial
Property and Real Estate Development
Corporate Finance & Securities

MARTINDALE-HUBBELL RATINGS

BV Distinguished®

Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

EXTERNAL RATINGS

  • Best Lawyers 2019 Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Charlottetown
  • Best Lawyers 2018 Banking and Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Charlottetown
  • Best Lawyers 2017 Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Charlottetown
  • Best Lawyers 2016 Banking and Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Charlottetown
  • Best Lawyers 2014 Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Charlottetown
  • Best Lawyers 2013 Banking and Finance "Lawyer of the Year" in Charlottetown
  • Best Lawyers 2012 Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Charlottetown
  • Best Lawyers: Banking and Finance Law, 2006, 2008-2019
  • Best Lawyers: Corporate Law, 2006, 2008-2019
  • Best Lawyers: Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2006, 2008-2019
  • Best Lawyers: Real Estate Law, 2008-2019

65 Grafton Street
P.O. Box 2140
Charlottetown, PE, Canada
C1A 8B9

P 902.629.4504
F 902.566.5283

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Jamie-Lynn Sanderson

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