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Allison McCarthy


501-140 Carleton Street
Fredericton, N.B.
E3B 3T4




Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 1992

Legal Assistant(s): Faith Arbeau, Kimberly Donaher

Allison brings the ability to negotiate a resolution that is in line with his client’s needs. He is effective and efficient, and helps them identify the areas of critical importance to their goals and the areas they have flexibility on to make the deal work. Allison helps his clients by:

  • Acting on behalf of real property purchasers in the acquisition of apartment buildings, shopping centres and mobile home parks and all of the related financing work.
  • Planning and implementing estate plans, estate freezes and purifications for owner-managed businesses.
  • Acting on behalf of both vendors and purchasers in business transfers, both for asset sales and share sales.
  • Acting for lenders in venture capital financing through all stages of the negotiation, due diligence, document preparation and closing.
  • Representing provincial governments with respect to P3 infrastructure projects for schools, hospitals and communications infrastructure.

Education & Career


University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 1991
St. Thomas University, B.A., 1987


Office partner, Fredericton, Stewart McKelvey, 2009-2015
Member, TNB Board of Governors, 2014 – present
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation


Best Lawyers 2020 Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Fredericton
Best Lawyers 2019 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Fredericton
Best Lawyers 2018 Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Fredericton
Best Lawyers 2016 Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Fredericton
Best Lawyers: Commercial Leasing Law, 2016-2021
Best Lawyers: Corporate Governance Practice, 2016-2021
Best Lawyers: Director and Officer Liability Practice, 2016-2021
Best Lawyers: Securities Law, 2016-2021
Best Lawyers: Banking and Finance, 2012-2021
Best Lawyers, Corporate Law, 2013-2021
Lexpert rating: Banking & Financial Institutions, 2010 – 2021
Lexpert rating: Corporate Commercial Law, 2012 – 2021
Lexpert rating: Estate & Personal Tax Planning, 2015, 2017 – 2020
Lexpert rating: Property Development, 2017 – 2021
Martindale-Hubbell rating: BV Distinguished®

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