George P. Ash

(902) 460-3407 (902) 463-7500 gash@boyneclarke.ca
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Assistant
Sharon Andrews
sandrews@boyneclarke.ca
Paralegal
Victoria Stoyles (Probate Paralegal)
vstoyles@boyneclarke.ca
"Life changes all the time, so I try to seize all opportunities and develop as many relationships as I can. I don’t want to be a thinker, I want to be a doer. My passions include my family, the practice of law and country music (I’m a huge fan of Conway Twitty and George Jones)."

About George

George is a Partner and a member of the Real Estate and Estate teams. He practices in the areas of wills and trusts, estate administration and litigation, with a focus on guardianship applications and estate advice as well as disputes with probate. George is also an experienced residential real estate lawyer who works with mortgage brokers, bank and real estate agents, assisting clients with the purchase or sale of their home.

As a former school teacher, George understands the value of relationships. He ensures his clients feel comfortable in all situations and is always available to ease any concerns they may have. He always puts forth the extra effort and recognizes the importance of placing the client's needs first.

George is currently Chair of the Residential Real Estate team and a former member of the firm’s Articling Committee. He is also a Director of the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission. George is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, Canadian Bar Association, and Halifax Estate Planning Council. He is the former Chair of the Advisory Council for the Indigenous Blacks & Mi’kmaq Initiative, Schulich School of Law, and former Chair of the Share the Dream Organizing Committee.

Areas of Practice

George's Background

Education
  • 2005: LL.B. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 1998: Bachelor of Education, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • 1997: Bachelor of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Employment
  • 2012 - Present: Partner, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2006 - 2011: Associate Lawyer, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2005 - 2006: Articled Clerk, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2004: Summer Student, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 1998 - 2002: Teacher, Halifax Regional School Board, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Professional Activities & Community Activities
  • Director - Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission
  • Member - The Halifax Estate Planning Council
  • Member - Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association
  • Former Member - Nova Scotia Barristers' Society Nominating Committee
  • Former Member- African Nova Scotian Music Association
  • Former Member - Business is Jammin' Board of Directors
  • Former Member - Nova Scotia Barristers' Society Gender Equity Committee
  • Former Member - Nova Scotia Barristers' Society Race Relations Committee
  • Past Chair - Advisory Council for the Indigenous Blacks & Mi'kmaq Initiative, Dalhousie Law School
  • Past Chairperson - Share the Dream Organizing Committee (Partnership between the Eastern Front Theatre and the Nova Scotia Mass Choir)
  • Past Coach - Chebucto Minor Baseball Association and Dartmouth Minor Basketball Association
Presentations
  • February 2014: Presentation to CBA mid-winter meeting "Trailer Park Boys & Girls"