John is an accomplished Partner at the firm, practicing in the areas of Mortgage Enforcement, Collections and Real Property. He is a past member of the firm’s Executive Committee and is the Team Leader for our Mortgage Enforcement and Collections Team.
John has over 30 years of experience and was appointed to Queen’s Counsel in February 2008. John has been included in “Best Lawyers in Canada” since 2012. He is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the 2014 Weldon Award for Unselfish Public Service and most recently received his Doctor of Civil Law, Honoris Causa from Saint Mary's University in May 2017.
John has been recognized for his involvement in a number of community organizations and charities. He is the past Chairman of the Board of Governors at Saint Mary’s University, a member of the World Wildlife Fund Canada Board of Directors, and Director of the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA).