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Joe J. Hollis

Associate

Queen’s Marque
600-1741 Lower Water Street
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 0J2

+1.902.420.3332

+1.902.420.1417

jhollis@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2022

Joe has a strong work ethic and a passion for customer service. He uses a solution-focused approach to help clients achieve their goals. His broad practice includes experience in banking & financing, bankruptcy, receivership & insolvency, commercial transactions/agreements, corporate formation/reorganization, estates & trusts, mergers & acquisitions, real property, and tax law.

Joe’s representative experience includes:

  • Conducting research and drafting memoranda regarding leave to appeal under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
  • Assisting with strategizing and creating tax-advantageous estate plans including drafting ancillary documents to implement estate plans.
  • Advising on corporate governance best practices for non-profit organizations and related charitable foundations.
  • Conducting review of the terms of reference for a foundation’s board with view towards refinement and revision.
  • Advising on the process for authentication of incorporation/formation documents for reliance internationally.
  • Assisting with corporate and commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, and financings.
  • Real property transactions ranging from single property acquisitions or dispositions to more complex private commercial transactions.

Education & Career

Education

Institute for the Future of Law Practice Certification, 2021
University of New Brunswick, JD, 2021
Queen’s University, BComm. (First Class Honours), 2017

Activities

Volunteer, Fredericton Legal Advice Clinic, 2018 – 2020
Volunteer, Student Legal Information Center, 2018
Volunteer, Ogilvy & Mather Social Committee, 2017
Student Consultant, Smith Business Consulting (Queen’s University), 2016
Member, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) Student Committee, 2015 – 2016
Executive, Queen’s Marketing Association Conference, 2014 – 2015

Accolades

D.I. McLeod Dean’s List Scholarship
Queen’s University Dean’s List
Quarterly Achiever Award, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

 
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