Lydia K. Billingsley

(902) 460-3446 (902) 463-7500 lbillingsley@boyneclarke.ca
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Assistant
Kelly Campbell
kcampbell@boyneclarke.ca
"Clients typically face emotional and personally challenging times when dealing with family law issues. I consider myself a problem-solver and take pride in offering clear and practical advice on how to navigate a satisfactory resolution."

About Lydia

Lydia assists clients in navigating the complexities of family law issues. Her calm and reasonable approach ensures clients understand the various legal steps and implications involved in their individual situation, whether it is dealing with the breakdown of a common-law or marital relationship, parenting arrangements, spousal or child support, or other family law issues. Lydia is empathetic to the difficult situations her clients are dealing with and is a strong advocate for them.

Lydia is an avid traveler, having visited nearly 50 countries, including an around-the-world voyage by boat while working for a Japanese non-governmental organization. In addition to juggling a busy law practice, Lydia is the proud mother of two young children who keep her on her toes.

Areas of Practice

Lydia's Background

Education
  • 2010: LL.B, Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2002: Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Employment
  • 2016 - Present: Associate Lawyer, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2011 - 2015: Associate Lawyer, Davis Reierson, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2010 - 2011: Articled Clerk, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2009: Summer Research Consultant, Phoenix Youth Programs, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2008 - 2009: Legal Research Assistant, Dalhousie Law School, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Professional Memberships
  • Member: Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Member: Canadian Bar Association
Awards
  • Dalhousie Law School Constance R. Glube Bursary (2009 & 2010)
  • Recipient of the MacIntosh Bursary (2008)
  • Roots Canada Scholarship (2007)
  • Dean's List, University of New Brunswick (2002)