Susan Norman


“The confidence to negotiate tough deals, the ability to help clients plan for the “what if’s” and the resolve to give 100% to everything I do - that’s what makes me a great lawyer.”

Accessible source of knowledge.

When clients call Susan, they get her. And they appreciate that they can call at any time, whether the issue is big or small. She provides a "real life" business perspective on legal contracts so that clients can keep their businesses moving forward and growing, without opening themselves up to high risk liabilities.

Representative matters

Susan works with clients on a broad range of issues including incorporating new companies, drafting contracts, preparing franchise and license agreements and securing financing. Her clients include:
  • Technology companies
  • Film production companies
  • Wholesale and retail companies
  • Skin care product line producers
  • Oil refinery
  • Health care boards
  • Physicians
  • Small business owners

Areas of practice:

  • Technology and Intellectual Property
  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Litigation
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Franchising Law
  • Litigation – Defamation and Media Related
  • Trademark
  • Copyright
  • Pensions & Employee Benefits
  • Owner- Managed Business


Newfoundland and Labrador, 1999


Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador


University of Western Ontario, LL.B., 1998
University of Western Ontario, B.Sc., 1995


  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Newfoundland Association of Technological Industries (NATI)
  • Dancer, Irish step dancing, hip hop, jazz and modern dance classes and performances




  • Best Lawyers: Intellectual Property Law, 2012 - 2019
  • Best Lawyers: Entertainment Law, 2013 - 2019

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

P 709.570.8831
F 709.722.4565

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