Vasu Sivapalan


"Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better."
- Jim Rohan

Realistic and practical legal solutions

Vasu knows that when clients come to Stewart McKelvey, they are looking for a lawyer who is focused on meeting their needs. By diligently listening and effectively communicating, Vasu provides each client with the attention they need and makes sure everyones voice is heard in the process. She is always organized, well-prepared and honest when providing legal advice, which ensures her clients receive the best possible solutions. When Vasu is not working, she enjoys playing tennis and soccer.

Representative matters

Vasu is a general practitioner, handling a variety of litigation matters, including insurance law issues such as personal injury and life and disability, as well as commercial, family, estate and property law litigation. She was also involved in the first reported decision in New Brunswick involving the Duty to Consult, and she continues to practice in the area of Aboriginal law. She has appeared before the New Brunswick Trial Division, Family Division, Court of Appeal and Provincial Court.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Environmental
  • Family Law (including legal services for the LGBTQ Community)
  • Construction Law
  • Aboriginal Law


New Brunswick, 2012


Law Society of New Brunswick


University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 2011
University of Toronto, H.B.Sc., 2008


  • Unsung Hero Award


  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Public Representative, Council, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick, 2016 - present
  • Member, board of directors, Dr. V.A. Snow Centre, 2013 - 2016
  • Member, Rupert FC Indoor and Outdoor Women's Soccer Teams, Southern New Brunswick Soccer League, 2009 - present





  • Presenter, National Debate Seminar, Canadian Student Debating Federation, September 2014

Suite 1000, Brunswick House
44 Chipman Hill
Saint John, NB, Canada
E2L 2A9

P 506.632.8321
F 506.652.1989

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