: Stewart McKelvey Lawyers named as Leaders

April 4, 2007

Eight of Stewart McKelvey's lawyers have been recognized as leaders in the field of Banking Law by the latest edition of the National Post - Best Lawyers in Canada. Stewart McKelvey has the highest number of lawyers listed under this category of any firm in Atlantic Canada.

The National Post - Best Lawyers in Canada is a bi-weekly publication highlighting the country's top-rated lawyers in specific practice areas. The feature, established in October 2006, is a partnership between the National Post's Legal Post and the US publication Best Lawyers.

"The lawyers recognized on this list are dedicated and professional," says John Rogers, Q.C., Managing Partner of Stewart McKelvey. "As a firm, we are pleased to have so many of our lawyers included as leading practitioners in the field of Banking Litigation."

The eight lawyers identified in the publication are listed by office below:

St. John's, NL
Bruce C. Grant, Q.C.

Halifax, NS
George A. Caines, Q.C.
John S. McFarlane, Q.C.
Charles S. Reagh
T. Arthur Barry, Q.C.
William L. Ryan, Q.C.

Charlottetown, PE
J. Scott MacKenzie, Q.C.
James C. Travers, Q.C.

Stewart McKelvey is one of Canada's 15 largest law firms, with over 210 lawyers and 300 staff in six offices across the region. It was recently ranked Atlantic Canada's Number One Law Firm, according to Canadian Lawyer magazine in its second annual ranking of regional law firms. Stewart McKelvey also won the magazine's previous ranking in 2005.

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