Christene is a Partner and lives in Queensland, Nova Scotia. Her practice focuses on business and intellectual property law. She is often invited to speak on intellectual property as well as various aspects relating to business law including financing, governance and other topics. Christene provides advice to clients on incorporation, equity tax credits, privacy and matters relating to copyright and trademark.
Outside of work, Christene lives on a small farm with horses, chickens, dogs, homing pigeons and honey bees.
Christene's name has been included in the publication The Best Lawyers in Canada since its first edition in 2006 and she has been given Distinguished Attorney Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Christene is the co-chair of the IT/IP TAGLaw Specialist Group, an advisor with Entrepreneurs’ Forum, Director with Family Business Association - Atlantic and a former lecturer at Dalhousie University Law School. Christene was named the Best Lawyers’ 2014 Halifax Information Technology Law “Lawyer of the Year” and was a recipient of a 2013 Lexpert Zenith Award “Celebrating Women Leaders in the Legal Profession”.
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