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A. Meaghan Kells

(902) 460-3453(902)
Francine Cusack-MacKenzie

About Meaghan

Meaghan is an associate on our Business Litigation team with a diverse litigation practice. Meaghan understands that clients need efficient, effective representation, and her focus is on offering timely, candid advice. She works hard to help her clients get the best resolution possible. Meaghan has appeared before the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, the Court of Appeal of Nova Scotia, the Small Claims Court, the Residential Tenancies Board, and has experience in alternative dispute resolution.

Meaghan is a frequent traveler. While studying at Dalhousie University, she completed an academic exchange at the University of Bergen in Norway. Through this exchange, she studied international and comparative law. Meaghan also spent time working with the Salvation Army Atlantic Refugee and Immigrant Services Project and the Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute.

Meaghan is an avid skier and has volunteered with the Canadian Ski Patrol since 2010. She also enjoys hiking, reading, and photography.

Areas of Practice

Meaghan's Background

  • 2018: JD, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2015: Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours), St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia (Thesis: the Effect of Education on University Student Financial Literacy)
  • 2019 - Present: Associate, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2018 - 2019: Articled Clerk, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2017: Summer Student with BOYNECLARKE LLP, The Salvation Army Atlantic Refugee and Immigrant Services Project, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2016: Summer Intern, Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Professional Memberships
  • Member - Advocates' Society
  • Member - Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association
Community Activities
  • Volunteer - Canadian Ski Patrol since 2010
  • Student Advocate - Dalhousie Student Advocacy Society
Awards and Honours
  • Robert Batt Memorial Prize (2017)
  • Schulich Scholarship in Law (2015)
  • Royal Bank Leadership Scholarship (2013, 2014)
  • Gulf Canada Fund Recipient (2012)
  • Outstanding Ski Patroller Award (2011)

Recent Blog Posts by Meaghan

Blog Post | Thursday April 30, 2020

Small and Medium Business FAQs During COVID-19

Authored by: A. Meaghan Kells Posted in: Business Litigation COVID-19

During the COVID-19 crisis, we are focused on ensuring we do our part in keeping your business running smoothly. This article addresses some frequently asked questions by small and medium businesses during this time, including an overview of the current programs available to businesses.

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Blog Post | Friday April 24, 2020

Landlord and Tenants in Nova Scotia – Changes due to COVID-19

Authored by: A. Meaghan Kells Authored by: Allison J. Godwin Posted in: Business Litigation COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought dramatic changes in our daily lives. This article addresses some of the changes that are affecting landlords and tenants in Nova Scotia.

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