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W. Richey Clarke, QC

(902) 460-3402(902)
Kelly Rushton
"Real Estate Law has been the bulk of my practice since the beginning of my career. I have always enjoyed balancing the legal and practical problems and issues that arise in many transactions. Buying and selling real estate should be an enjoyable experience for both the seller and the buyer. Through due diligence and solid communication, I consider it my job to make this happen."

About Richey

Richey practices in the area of Real Estate Law. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada (Real Estate Law) since 2011.

Richey is a Founding Member and Director of the Nova Scotia Association of Real Estate Lawyers. He was a Director and is now a Member of the Nova Scotia Real Estate Association, and he has held positions on numerous Boards and Directorships of Real Estate related organizations.

Areas of Practice

Richey's Background

  • 1974: LL.B., Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 1971: Bachelor of Arts, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 1981 - Present: BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 1974 - 1981: Partner, Claman, Dietrich, Clark, Bright & Clarke, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Professional Memberships
  • Member - Real Property Subsection, Canadian Bar Association
  • Founding Member/Director - Nova Scotia Real Estate Lawyers' Association
  • Member - Canadian International Relocation Network
  • Member - Canadian Employee Relocation Council
  • Member - Mortgage Loans Association of Nova Scotia
Community Activities
  • Member - Cole Harbour Place Fund Raising Committee
  • Former Member & Past Director - Nova Scotia Home Builders Association
  • Member & Past Director - Association for Development of Children's Residential Facilities
  • Past Director - Halifax/Dartmouth Real Estate Board
Awards & Honours
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in Canada published by Best Lawyers® (2011-2022)
  • Appointed Queen's Counsel (1992)
  • Co-chair & Presenter Continuing Legal Education Conferences Real Property in Nova Scotia