Margaret J. Keliher (George)

(902) 460-3463(902) 463-7500mkeliher@boyneclarke.ca
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Assistant
Lisa Cleveland
LCleveland@boyneclarke.ca
"Every client interaction is an opportunity to provide the best possible service. 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

Education
  • 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
Employment
  • 2012 - Present: Associate Lawyer, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2011 - 2012: Articled Clerk, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2010: Summer Research Consultant, Phoenix Youth Programs, Halifax, 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
  • Mentor - Dalhousie Association of Women & the Law Mentorship Program
  • 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)