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Rory Rogers, K.C.

Partner

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

+1.902.420.3369

+1.902.420.1417

rrogers@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 1990

Legal Assistant(s): Laura Smith

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

Rory maintains a broad litigation and administrative law practice in areas including corporate and securities litigation, professional  liability and directors’ and officers’ claims, shareholder disputes, professional discipline, and construction litigation. His clients have included public and private companies, governments, liability insurers, banks, architects and engineers.

Some of the matters he has helped his clients with are:

  • Acting in cases of professional liability litigation, including claims involving architects and engineers, directors and officers, insurance agents and accountants.
  • Acting in disputes involving corporate and securities issues, such as reorganizations, shareholder disputes, oppression claims and directors and officers duties.
  • Appearing at inquiries under the Nova Scotia Fatality Inquiry Act.
  • Acting in administrative law matters, including professional discipline files, immigration law and customs valuation and classification disputes.

Education & Career

Education

Dalhousie University, LLB, 1988
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, MA, 1985
Queen’s University, BA (honours), 1983

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Lecturer, “Disclosure of Hospital and Physician Records,” Canadian Bar Association Professional Development Conference, 1999

Accolades

Chambers and Partners Canada 2023 Litigation: General Commercial – Atlantic Canada, Band 3 lawyer
Best Lawyers 2023 Medical Negligence Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers 2022 Construction Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
King’s Counsel, 2011
Best Lawyers 2018 Construction Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers: Medical Negligence, 2016 – 2023
Best Lawyers 2015 Director and Officer Liability Practice “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers: Construction Law, 2012 – 2023
Best Lawyers: Corporate and Commercial Litigation, 2009 – 2023
Best Lawyers: Director and Officer Liability, 2013 – 2023
Best Lawyers: Health Care Law, 2011 – 2023
Best Lawyers: Insurance Law, 2013 – 2023
Benchmark Canada, local litigation star (Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Securities), 2012 – 2014
Benchmark Canada, litigation star – Canada, Securities, 2012 – 2014
Benchmark Canada, local litigation star (General Commercial,. Insurance, Securities), 2015 – 2022
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Corporate Commercial, 2022
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Commercial Insurance, 2014 – 2022
Lexpert rating: Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, 2020 – 2021
Lexpert rating: Medical Negligence, 2013 – 2016
Martindale-Hubbell rating: BV Distinguished®

 
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