Alex J. Barnes

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"Motivation comes from working on things we care about" – Sheryl Sandberg"

About Alex

Alex is an associate on both our Business Law team and Family Law team. Alex works on transactional matters, corporate reorganizations and other corporate matters. Alex also assists the Family Law Team, whether it be the breakdown of a relationship, spousal support issues, child support issues, parenting plans, or other family law issues. Alex is organized, has great attention to detail and ensures she maintains effective communication with her clients as she navigates through their legal complexities. While often working under pressure in her chosen practice areas, Alex recognizes the importance of these abilities and strives to maintain the highest quality of work. Alex is motivated to reach the goals her clients strive for.

A native of Australia, Alex completed her Bachelor of Laws with honors at Bond University on the Gold Coast. Additionally she completed a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance. Alex relocated to Nova Scotia in 2014 and completed studies with the National Accreditation Committee before moving on to practice as a summer student and Articled Clerk with BOYNECLARKE LLP.

In addition to spending time with her family and friends, Alex enjoys being outdoors, running and spending time with her Golden Retriever, Boomer.

Areas of Practice

Alex's Background

  • 2017: National Accreditation Committee, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2015: Bachelor of Law (Hons.), Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia
  • 2014: Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia
  • 2018: Associate, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2017 - 2018: Articled Clerk, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2014-2015: Analyst, Collins Barrow, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2014: Analyst, PPB Advisory, Gold Coast, Australia
  • 2013: Intern, ANZ Corporate Banking, Gold Coast, Australia
  • 2012: Participant, E&Y Career Compass Program
  • 2010: Intern, Slater & Gordon Lawyers
Professional Memberships
  • Member - Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association
Community Activities
  • 2018: Ronald McDonald House Charities Atlantic PJ Walk Committee
  • 2017: Volunteer with Life Rolls On
  • 2014: Member of PPB Advisory Netball Team
  • 2011-2013: Student Ambassador Volunteer and Coach of Girls' Basketball Team