Margaret J. Keliher (George)

(902) 460-3463(902)
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Lisa Cleveland
"Every transaction, task, or project is an opportunity to provide the best possible service to our clients. It is important to me that each of our clients can be confident that I am available to them and in a position to give the sound legal advice they need, when they need it."

About Margaret

As an associate with the Business team, Margaret practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law. Margaret’s practice involves working with small through large business clientele on a variety of matters, including: commercial financing (for lenders and borrowers); the purchase and sale of businesses; commercial real estate transactions; contract and leasing matters; and general corporate transactions.

Margaret volunteers as a legal representative for the Capital Health Research Ethics Board and is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society and the Canadian Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

Margaret's Background

  • 2011: J.D. Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2007: Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Psychology), St. Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • 2012 - Present: Associate Lawyer, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2011 - 2012: Articled Clerk, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2010: Summer Student, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2009: Summer Student, Barry Spalding, Saint John, New Brunswick
  • 2007 - 2008: Policy Analyst, Department of Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour, Strategic Planning and Departmental Coordination Branch, Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • 2006 -2007: Research and Marking Assistant, St, Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Professional Memberships
  • Member - Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association
Community Activities
  • Legal Representative - Capital Health Research Ethics Board
  • Volunteer - ReachAbility Legal Referral Service
  • Former Executive Member - LEAF (Women's Legal Education and Action Fund), Halifax Branch
  • Former Secretary - Dalhousie Law Students Society
  • Former Member - Dalhousie Association of Women & the Law Mentorship Program
  • Past Pro-Bono Volunteer - Clean Nova Scotia
  • Past Member - Dalhousie L'Eagles Girls Competitive and Co-ed Recreational Volleyball
Awards & Honours
  • A. William Cox Memorial Award (2011)
  • Schulich Scholarship in Law (2009/2010 and 2010/2011)
  • St. Thomas University Award for Academic Excellence (2005/2006 and 2006/2007)
  • Golden Jubilee Scholarship (2005-2006)
  • Meloche Monnex Entrance Scholarship (2003 - 2004)
  • Bicentennial Entrance Scholarship (2003 -2004)
  • Fredericton Community Foundation Scholarship (2003 -2004)