Paul Coxworthy

Partner

“When a client is faced with a problem, it is always easy to point out what can’t be done. I aim to respond by identifying what can be done.”

Collaborating with clients.

Paul puts a real emphasis on really knowing his client, and appreciates the collaborative approach this fosters. By foreseeing and forestalling what could become problems, he is able to identify and help his clients implement proactive measures. And with clients’ expectation and necessity of more rapid, yet still accurate, communications and resolution of issues with their own clients, Paul brings timely and accurate advice and solutions to bear.

Representative matters

Paul works with his clients on a broad range of matters including advising and representing professional regulatory bodies and corporate clients; advocacy, negotiation and litigation; and advising a broad range of clients on estate and succession planning. His clients include:
  • Professional regulatory bodies
  • Local business interests, both large and small

Areas of practice

  • Litigation
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Personal Services
  • Estate Planning & Litigation
  • Energy – Electricity Regulatory
  • Energy and Natural Resources

BAR ADMISSION(S)

Newfoundland and Labrador, 1990

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

EDUCATION

University of Toronto, LL.B., 1989
Memorial University of Newfoundland, B.A., 1986

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, editorial board, Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal
  • Library Committee, St. John’s Office, Stewart McKelvey
  • Member, Board of Directors, Beacon Community Inc. (not-for-profit organization promoting the development of social housing for low income seniors in the St. John’s area)
  • Member, Disciplinary Panel, Law Society of Newfoundland

LANGUAGE(S)

English, French

LEXPERT RATINGS

Estate and Personal Tax Planning / Estate Litigation

MARTINDALE-HUBBELL RATINGS

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EXTERNAL RATINGS

  • Best Lawyers, Health Care Law, 2013-2018

Presentations

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

P 709.570.8830
F 709.722.4565

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Kim McDonald

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