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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
Canadian Immigration
Criminal Law
Employment & Labour
Estate Administration
Estate Litigation
Family Law
Immigration
Military Law
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 Halifax – 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

News | Thursday June 20, 2019

Welcome Articled Clerks and Summer Students!

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We are pleased to welcome our current Articled Clerks and Summer Students to the firm.

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Blog Post | Wednesday June 19, 2019

Bad Faith and Costs Consequences

Authored by: Terrance G. Sheppard Posted in: Family Law

Litigants are not rewarded for bad behaviour. In a recent decision out of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, a father was ordered to pay $420,000 in costs to his former spouse, after losing the case for custody of their young daughter.

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News | Tuesday June 18, 2019

David Coles, Q.C. is the new Regional Chair of the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute (Atlantic Region)

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Below is a Press Release from the Advocacy Institute announcing new appointments. The non-profit Institute provides volunteer senior litigation counsel who will, on a confidential basis, moot, upon request, the argument of counsel who are to appear before the Supreme Court of Canada. 

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Blog Post | Thursday June 13, 2019

Canadian Official Marks: Qu’est-ce que c’est?

Authored by: Marc J. Belliveau Posted in: Intellectual Property

The Trademarks Act (the “Act”) contains a unique provision that allows “public authorities” to by-pass the normal trademark registration application process and to protect their “official marks” indefinitely. There is no similar provision in any other country’s trademark protection regime.

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