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Sean Kelly


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




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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2011

Legal Assistant(s): Angela Atkinson

Sean’s practice is focused on management-side human resources, employment and labour law. He works with employers across a wide variety of industries and provides timely, strategic and practical advice. Some examples of his representative work include:

  • Defending employers in wrongful and constructive dismissal litigation and grievance arbitrations.
  • Appearing before human rights boards of inquiry and defending human rights complaints.
  • Workplace and occupational health and safety investigations.
  • Accommodation, discipline, performance management and severance advice.

Education & Career


Dalhousie University, LL.B., 2010
McMaster University, M.A., 2006
Mount Allison University, B.A. (honours), 2003


Vice Chair, Board of Governors, NSCAD University
Community Member, Admissions Committee, Dalhousie University Medical School
Past President, Sail Nova Scotia
Member, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers

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