: Stewart McKelveys' Lawyers Named as Leaders in their Field

January 12, 2006

Stewart McKelvey would like to congratulate the 45 members of the firm who were recognized as leading practitioners in their respective areas of law in the 2006 Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory. 

The annual Lexpert guide identifies leading law firms and lawyers across Canada in a range of areas of law based on input from informed users and observers of the provision of legal services.

The Lexpert Guide to the Leading 500 lawyers in Canada advises that “there is a strong view, particularly among the major Toronto firms that are regularly engaged in Atlantic Canada mega-projects, that Stewart McKelvey is the premier corporate firm.”

"It's rewarding to see the years of dedication to clients and the profession, by our colleagues, be acknowledged by their peer group," said Michael Harrington, Chair of Stewart McKelvey's Partnership Board. "As a firm, we are honoured to have so many of our lawyers included as leading practitioners in their respective fields."

The lawyers identified in the directory are listed below by major areas of law:


Hayward Aiton, Q.C.
Lydia Bugden   
George Caines, Q.C. 
Bruce Grant, Q.C. 
Richard Jones, Q.C. 
Douglas Mathews, Q.C.
Timothy Matthews, Q.C.
John McFarlane, Q.C. 
Charles Reagh
Maureen Ryan   
Lawrence Stordy 
James Travers, Q.C.
Michael Wennberg


Richard Hirsch


William Goss, Q.C. 
Brian Johnston, Q.C. 
James LeMesurier
Augustus Lilly, Q.C. 
Donald McDougall, Q.C.
Gordon Petrie, Q.C.
John Plowman  
Harold Smith, Q.C.


Lewis Andrews, Q.C. 
Arthur Barry, Q.C. 
James Chipman
David Farrar, Q.C. 
Robert Grant, Q.C. 
Michael Harrington, Q.C.
Elizabeth Jollimore, Q.C.
Charles LeBlond, Q.C.
Geoffrey Machum, Q.C.
Carman McCormick, Q.C.
Kenneth McCullogh, Q.C.
David Miller, Q.C.
Nancy Murray, Q.C. 
Scott Norton, Q.C. 
John Rogers, Q.C.
Eugene Rossiter, Q.C. 
Nancy Rubin  
William Ryan, Q.C.


William Moreira, Q.C.
Richard Southcott 
Cecily Strickland


Lynne Burnham, Q.C. 
Paul Festeryga

Stewart McKelvey is an innovative client-driven law firm committed to providing the highest quality of ethical legal services, earning our clients’ trust and meeting and striving to exceed their needs.  The firm invests in its people, technology and its business to ensure the continued delivery of quality service that clients have come to expect from the firm.

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