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Personal

Our practice areas under Personal are those that affect and impact you and your family’s lives. Whether you are buying and selling your home, have been injured in an accident, need estate planning or are dealing with family matters, we understand the legal issues associated with these areas of law.

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Accident & Personal Injury Law
Assisted Reproduction – Surrogacy, Fertility & Sperm Donation
Canadian Immigration
Criminal Law
Employment & Labour
Estate Administration
Estate Litigation
Family Law
Immigration
Real Estate Law
Record Suspensions
Wills, Trusts & Incapacity Planning

Business

Our practice areas under Business are those that impact businesses of all sizes. Our lawyers are eager to accept a challenge, chart a new course and stand up for what they believe. Groundbreaking business and litigation work conducted at the firm attests to that. We bring fresh ideas to solve legal issues. Whether you’re in Dartmouth or anyplace else in Atlantic Canada, our lawyers are ready to serve you.

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Business Litigation
Business Operations
Charity, Non-Profit & Tax-Exempt Entities
Commercial Real Estate & Development
Commercial Transactions
Construction & Projects
Corporate Governance
Employment & Labour
Expropriation
Film & Entertainment
Franchise Law
Government Relations
Insolvency & Restructuring
Intellectual Property
Media Law
Mortgage Enforcement & Collections
Professional Regulation
Taxation

Recent News and Blog Posts

Blog Post | Wednesday February 24, 2021

Who Owns the IP? Is it the Employer or the Employee?

Posted in: Business Law

Intellectual Property (IP) ownership rules determine whether an Employer or an Employee holds rights to the creation at hand. Although IP covers a broad range of federal laws and statutory rights, the three most relevant to Employers in Canada are Patents, Copyright and Trademarks.

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Blog Post | Wednesday February 17, 2021

Trademark Usage: Simple Rules of the Road

Posted in: Business Law

The display of trademarks causes a tension between legal requirements and marketing priorities. It often requires a delicate balancing of trademark notices and visual appearance considerations.

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