: Stewart McKelvey Lawyers Named as Leaders in their Field for Construction & Real Estate law

May 31, 2006

In the most recent edition of the National Post - Best Lawyers in Canada, five Stewart McKelvey lawyers were highlighted as leaders in the fields of Construction Law and Real Estate Law.

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’s Halifax office. "We are pleased to have so many members of our firm highlighted in this publication, including those in the fields of Construction Law and Real Estate Law."

The five lawyers identified in the publication are listed below, by area of specialty and by office:

Construction Law

Saint John, NB
Kenneth McCullogh, Q.C.

St. John’s, NL
Bruce C. Grant, Q.C.

Real Estate Law

Saint John, NB
D. Hayward Aiton, Q.C.

Halifax, NS
T. Arthur Barry, Q.C.
Douglas J. Matthews, Q.C.
John S. McFarlane, Q.C.
William L. Ryan, 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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