Wednesday February 20, 2019

Kathryn A. Raymond, Q.C. Appointed to Expert Panel on Modern Federal Labour Standards

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that our partner, Kathryn A. Raymond Q.C., Arb., Med., has been appointed to the Expert Panel by the federal Minister.

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Wednesday February 20, 2019

Kathryn A. Raymond, Q.C. Appointed to Expert Panel on Modern Federal Labour Standards

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that our partner, Kathryn A. Raymond Q.C., Arb., Med., has been appointed to the Expert Panel by the federal Minister.

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Monday February 4, 2019

Debi I. Conrad Appointed as Queen's Counsel

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is proud to announce the appointment of Debi I. Conrad as Queen’s Counsel.

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Monday January 28, 2019

BOYNECLARKE LLP Sponsors 2019 Halifax Business Awards - New Business of the Year Category

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We are so proud to have been the Halifax Chamber of Commerce New Business of the Year category award sponsor for the fourth year in a row.

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Wednesday January 16, 2019

Nola Hines Returns to 2019 Team Myles as Mentor

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We are proud to announce that Nola will be returning to Team Myles, as a mentor of the Half Marathon Team.

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Tuesday January 8, 2019

BOYNECLARKE LLP Announces Lauren M. Randall as Partner

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce and welcome Lauren M. Randall to the partnership, effective January 1, 2019. 

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Thursday October 25, 2018

BOYNECLARKE LLP Announces United States Immigration Service

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce its United States (US) Immigration law practice, led by partner Joshua Santimaw, who is admitted to practice in the State of New York, and the United States District Court – Southern District of New York.

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Tuesday August 21, 2018

One-Third of BOYNECLARKE LLP Lawyers Included in Best Lawyers in Canada® 2019

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that one-third of their lawyers were recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada® 2019.

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Thursday July 12, 2018

A Cannabis Conversation - Preparing Your Business

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On Wednesday, July 10, Ian D. Brown, Associate on our Business Law team, took part in a panel discussion regarding what businesses need to know about the upcoming cannabis legalization. 

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Thursday June 28, 2018

Dartmouth North Community Food Centre Gardening Party 2018

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On June 10, 2018 we joined the Dartmouth North Community Food Centre at their annual Gardening party. This year they will grow 4,000 lbs of food in Dartmouth North.

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Monday June 18, 2018

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes Alexandria J. Barnes

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce and welcome Alexandria J. Barnes to the firm.

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Thursday April 26, 2018

Valerie Vaughan-Hines Retires from Role as Director of Corporate Services

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After 11 years at BOYNECLARKE LLP, Valerie Vaughan-Hines, Director of Corporate Services, is set to retire from her role.

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Monday April 23, 2018

Happy Administrative Professionals Week!

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Administrative Professionals Week was created in 1952 to recognize the importance and value of support staff within the workplace. This year Administrative Professionals Week is celebrated from April 22-29, 2018. James D. MacNeil discusses the importance of support staff to the firm's success.

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Friday April 13, 2018

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes J.W. Stephen Johnston

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce and welcome J.W. Stephen Johnston to the firm.

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Tuesday March 6, 2018

International Women's Day Collection Drive

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Mark your calendars because Thursday, March 8 is International Women's Day and we are pleased to once again be host to a drop-off location for the International Women's Day Collection Drive, raising funds for local women's shelters.

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Monday March 5, 2018

BOYNECLARKE LLP Partners with Dartmouth North Community Food Centre for Charity Challenge

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BOYNECLARKE LLP has announced their participation in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge in conjunction with the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon, directing all their fundraising efforts to the Dartmouth North Community Food Centre.

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Thursday March 1, 2018

Introducing our Team Myles Representative

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Team Myles is an ambassador program within the Blue Nose Marathon that encourages those looking to make a lifestyle change to participate, providing them with the tools and encouragement they need to succeed in their fitness goals.

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Tuesday January 23, 2018

BOYNECLARKE LLP Named Title Sponsor of 15KM Race at the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon

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As part of a new five (5) year agreement, the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon has named BOYNECLARKE LLP
the title sponsor of the brand new 15KM event, to be known as the BOYNECLARKE LLP 15KM.

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Wednesday January 17, 2018

BOYNECLARKE LLP Announces New Record Suspension Service

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A record suspension allows those who have been convicted of a criminal offense, but have served their time or demonstrated good behavior, to have their criminal record kept private if they successfully receive a record suspension.

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Tuesday December 12, 2017

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes Peter Stanhope

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The firm is pleased to welcome Peter Stanhope as Counsel. Peter joins our growing Business Law team.  He will be practicing primarily in Commercial Real Estate and Development, Business, Franchise, and Environmental Law.

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Monday December 4, 2017

Bryce W. Morrison Called to the Massachusetts Bar

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Thursday October 26, 2017

Christene Hirschfeld, Q.C. on The Digital Tattoo Podcast

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Christene Hirschfeld, Q.C., ICD.D, discusses the cultural shift that has changed our attitudes around intellectual property on the internet, on The Digital Tattoo Podcast.

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Thursday September 28, 2017

Ian D. Brown Admitted to the New Brunswick Bar

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that Ian D. Brown has been admitted to the Law Society of New Brunswick.

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Friday September 1, 2017

Trivia Night presented by BOYNECLARKE LLP

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is proud to present trivia night at The Lower Deck on Thursday, September 7 from 6:30pm-9:00pm.  All proceeds from the evening will be donated to Family SOS.

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Wednesday August 30, 2017

Income Tax Changes Could Worsen Doctor Shortage

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Robert L. Miedema, TEP, recently spoke to CTV about income tax changes and how they could affect the doctor shortage in Nova Scotia.

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Tuesday August 22, 2017

Twenty of BOYNECLARKE LLP's Lawyers Named Best Lawyers in Canada

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that twenty of their fifty-seven lawyers will be included in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 publication by Best Lawyers®.

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Tuesday July 18, 2017

Court Copyright Decision Affects Canadian Universities

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Christene Hirschfeld, Q.C., ICD.D. recently discussed the ruling over how universities pay for intellectual property.

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Wednesday June 7, 2017

Terry Sheppard Offers Criminal Record Suspensions/Pardons Assistance

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Monday June 5, 2017

Dartmouth North Community Food Centre Gardening Party

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Wednesday May 31, 2017

Tim Horton's Camp Day!

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Thursday May 18, 2017

John Fitzpatrick, Q.C. Receives Honorary Degree

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BOYNECLARKE LLP congratulates Partner John S. Fitzpatrick, Q.C. on receiving his Doctor of Civil Law, Honoris Causa; an honorary degree from Saint Mary's University.

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Friday May 12, 2017

Terry Sheppard Attends The American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys Annual Conference

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Family Law Lawyer Terry Sheppard attended his first American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys (AAARTA) conference in Montreal. The conference took place from May 7- 10th and involved hundreds of lawyers from all over the world.

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Friday May 12, 2017

Remembering Steven Zatzman, Q.C.

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Wednesday May 10, 2017

BOYNECLARKE LLP Lawyers Listed in the 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that 5 of our lawyers have been chosen by to be published in the 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as chosen by their peers.

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Tuesday May 9, 2017

Jamie MacNeil Attends TAGLaw's Spring International Conference in Paris.

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Managing Partner Jamie MacNeil recently attended and presented at TAGLaw’s spring international conference in Paris, France. The conference took place on May 3-5, 2017.

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Sunday April 23, 2017

Happy Administrative Professionals Week

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Administrative Professionals Week was created in 1952 to recognize the importance and value of support staff within the workplace. Administrative Professionals Week is celebrated from April 24-28, 2017. James D. MacNeil discusses the importance of support staff to the firm’s success.

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Wednesday April 12, 2017

John S. Fitzpatrick, Q.C. Inducted into Bertha Wilson Honour Society

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce the induction of John S. Fitzpatrick, Q.C. to the Bertha Wilson Honour Society for 2016. The Bertha Wilson Honour Society at the Schulich School of Law recognizes extraordinary alumni and showcases their geographic reach and contributions to law and society.

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Friday April 7, 2017

TAGLaw named "Elite" By Chambers & Partners

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BOYNECLARKE LLP's international legal alliance, TAGLaw, was recognized by Chambers & Partners as "Elite" for 2017. Founded in 1998, TAGLaw® is an international alliance more than 160 independent law firms.

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Friday March 10, 2017

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes Marc Belliveau

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that Marc J. Belliveau has joined the firm's Business Law team as a bilingual (English/French) registered Trade-mark Agent, copyright counsel and Senior Corporate Paralegal.

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Wednesday March 1, 2017

Kathryn A. Raymond Appointed as Queen's Counsel

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathryn A. Raymond as Queen’s Counsel. This prestigious designation is an honour presented to a select group of lawyers in recognition of leadership in the practice of law and in our community.

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Thursday January 5, 2017

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes Two New Partners

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that former Associates, Bryen E. Mooney and Marc LeClair became Partners of the firm on January 1, 2017. Bryen is a member of our Family Law team and started with BOYNECLARKE LLP in 2007. Marc joined the Business Law team in 2014.

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Wednesday November 16, 2016

John A. Young, Q.C. Discusses Canadian Immigration Challenges Americans May Face with Trump as President

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Prominent Business and Immigration Lawyer John A. Young, Q.C. spoke with Chronicle Herald Reporter Amanda Panacci on the difficulties Americans could face if they decide to immigrate to Canada as a result of U.S. Presidential-Elect Donald Trump.

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Thursday October 27, 2016

BOYNECLARKE LLP Attends TAGLaw International Conference in Washington

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BOYNECLARKE LLP recently attended the TAGLaw International Conference in Washington, DC. The conference which took place on October 24-26, 2016, provided TAGLaw® members with opportunity to strengthen the relationships the crate within the alliance of more than 150 law firms from around the world.

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Monday October 3, 2016

Terry Sheppard Invited to be a Member of AAARTA

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Family Law lawyer Terry Sheppard is now a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys.

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Tuesday September 13, 2016

Tim Hill, Q.C. Writes for Rebuilding Success

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BOYNECLARKE LLP Lawyer Tim Hill, Q.C. was featured in "Rebuilding Success," the official magazine of CAIRP.

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Thursday September 8, 2016

David Coles, Q.C. Quoted in Lawyers Weekly

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The Lawyers Weekly interviewed BOYNECLARKE LLP Lawyer David Coles, Q,C. about a recent Defamation case and the ruling to award the Plaintiff with the largest award ever in Canada. The interview was included in their July 22 edition of the paper.

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Tuesday August 16, 2016

Twenty-One of BOYNECLARKE LLP's Lawyers Named Best Lawyers in Canada

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that twenty-one of their fifty-nine lawyers will be included in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 publication by Best Lawyers®. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal quality.

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Monday July 4, 2016

BOYNECLARKE LLP Lawyers Listed in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that six of our lawyers have been chosen by their peers to be published in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as leading practitioners.

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Monday June 20, 2016

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes New Associates

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to welcome Luke Godin and Allison Reid as Associates to the firm. Luke will join the firm’s Mortgage Enforcement & Collections team and Allison will be joining the firm’s Business Litigation team.

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Friday June 3, 2016

John S. Fitzpatrick, Q.C. Retires from SMU Board of Governors

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BOYNECLARKE LLP congratulates Partner John S. Fitzpatrick, Q.C. on his retirement from the Saint Mary’s University Board of Governors. John served on the Board with distinction for 20 years, including the last four as Board Chair.

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Wednesday June 1, 2016

Edgar Receives Dawn Russell Community Commitment Award

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Congratulations to articling clerk Edgar Burns who received the Dawn Russell Community Commitment Award at the Dalhousie Schulich School of Law Convocation on May 30, 2016. The Dawn Russell Community Commitment Award recognizes a graduating student who has taken an interest in public service.

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Tuesday May 31, 2016

Tim Hortons Camp Day

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Wednesday, June 1 is Tim Hortons Camp Day. Members of the firm’s Administrative Services Team are volunteering at the Tim Horton’s Baker Drive in memory of Brenda Hardy, former colleague and friend. Brenda had a passion for helping underprivileged children, and a love for Tim Horton's coffee.

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Friday May 13, 2016

Three Proposed Changes to the Maintenance Enforcement Act

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The Nova Scotia government announced they are proposing three changes to the Maintenance Enforcement Act. The Maintenance Enforcement Act is the legislation in Nova Scotia that allows the Maintenance Enforcement Program to enforce orders for child support and spousal support.

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Monday April 25, 2016

Happy Administrative Professionals Week

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Administrative Professionals Week was created in 1952 to recognize the importance and value of support staff within the workplace. Administrative Professionals Week is celebrated from April 24-30, 2016. James D. MacNeil discusses the importance of support staff to the firm’s success.

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Tuesday April 12, 2016

BOYNECLARKE LLP Promotes Access to Justice with Free Legal Consultations

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BOYNECLARKE LLP, one of Atlantic Canada’s largest law firms, will be holding free legal consultations over a 3 day period in celebration of Law Day 2016. On April 12, 13 & 14, 2016, BOYNECLARKE LLP will be inviting pre-approved applicants to their office in Dartmouth for a free legal consultation.

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Thursday March 3, 2016

International Women's Day Gift Card Collection Drive: March 8, 2016

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On March 8th, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. we invite you to stop by our office to support our local women's shelters by donating gift cards of smaller denominations ($5,$10,$15,$20 or $25) to enable women to purchase desperately needed items and services.

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Monday February 29, 2016

Our Commitment to Community (February 29-March 13, 2016)

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BOYNECLARKE LLP lawyers and staff are active in our community, volunteering on Boards of Directors for numerous non-profit and community organizations, as well as sponsoring and attending many fundraising events.

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Monday February 15, 2016

Our Commitment to Community (February 15-28, 2016)

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BOYNECLARKE LLP lawyers and staff are active in our community, volunteering on Boards of Directors for numerous non-profit and community organizations, as well as sponsoring and attending many fundraising events.

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Wednesday February 3, 2016

Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C. Named Co-Chair of TAGlaw’s IP/IT Specialty Group

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that Lawyer Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C. has been named the North American Co-Chair of TAGlaw’s Intellectual Property and Information Technology Specialty Group alongside Jill Bainbridge of England and Dr. Gábor Germus of Hungary.

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Monday January 25, 2016

David G. Coles, Q.C. Named Local Litigation Star

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Benchmark Canada has named BOYNECLARKE LLP lawyer David G. Coles, Q.C. as Local Litigation Star in 2016 for the Atlantic region. David G. Coles,Q.C. will be highlighted in the 4th Edition of The Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys. David is a Partner and practices in the areas

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Thursday January 14, 2016

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes Three New Partners

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that former Associates, Allen A. Campbell, Stephen M. Campbell, and David S. R. Parker became Partners of the firm on January 1, 2016. Allen practices residential real estate law. He received his LLB from the University of New Brunswick and was first called to

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Friday January 8, 2016

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes Lydia Billingsley to Family Law Practice

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to welcome Lydia Billingsley as an Associate to the firm’s Family Law team. Lydia joins BOYNECLARKE LLP from the Halifax firm Davis Reierson Family Law. Lydia graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Anthropology and a minor in

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Wednesday December 23, 2015

Christmas Families 2015

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Since 2001 the BOYNECLARKE LLP Christmas Families Fundraising committee has raised funds to support local charities, and families with purchasing gifts, necessities and food for the holidays. This year, the committee consisted of BOYNECLARKE LLP employees: Michelle Sampson (Co-Chair), Crystal

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Wednesday December 9, 2015

Tim Hill, Q.C. Quoted in Parking Enforcement Article

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CBC News Nova Scotia interviewed BOYNECLARKE LLP Lawyer Tim Hill, Q.C. about the hundreds of fake parking tickets written for out-of-province licence plates. The interview aired December 8th on CBC News. Tim has been quoted in the CBC News article titled “Parking enforcement workers fired after

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Friday November 27, 2015

Proud Sponsor of the Holiday Fireworks at the TD Dartmouth Christmas Tree Lighting

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is participating in the TD Dartmouth Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 5, 2015 as Sponsor of the Fireworks display. We are thrilled to once again help bring this treasured community event to Sullivan’s Pond in Dartmouth. There’s festive family fun scheduled for the

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Monday October 19, 2015

John A. Young, Q.C.Discusses the Struggles and Triumphs Small Businesses Face

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In celebration of Small Business Week (October 18-24), Business Law Lawyer John A. Young, Q.C. discusses the struggles and triumphs small businesses can expect in the Metro News article, “Early years the toughest for small businesses.”

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Wednesday August 26, 2015

Over One Third of BOYNECLARKE’s Lawyers Named Best Lawyers in Canada

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that twenty of their fifty-six lawyers will be included in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016 publication by Best Lawyers®. Best Lawyers has also named Partner David G. Coles, Q.C., 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” for Defamation and Media Law (Halifax).

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Monday August 24, 2015

Nova Scotia Nature Trust Acquires 300 Acres of Conservation Lands

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate our client, Nova Scotia Nature Trust, on the acquisition of 300 acres of Wilsons Lake Conservation Lands in Yarmouth County. Led by Executive Director Bonnie Sutherland, Nova Scotia Nature Trust acquired 300 acres of Wilsons Lake Conservation Lands

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Thursday July 2, 2015

Robert L. Miedema, TEP Featured in STEP Inside

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Business Law Lawyer Robert L. Miedema, TEP achieved the highest mark in a Qualified Practitioner Essay in 2014 and has been featured in the recent issue of STEP Inside published by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (Canada). (See Robert L. Miedema, TEP Achieves Highest Mark)

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Tuesday June 30, 2015

BOYNECLARKE LLP Lawyers Listed in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that the following lawyers have been chosen by their peers to be published in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as leading practitioners: Thomas O. Boyne, Q.C. – Bankruptcy, Corporate Commercial, Insolvency, Project Finance, and Property

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Thursday June 25, 2015

Congratulations Spring Loaded Technology

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate Chris Cowper-Smith, President and CEO of “Spring Loaded Technology” on being named the winner of the 2015 Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) Young Entrepreneur Award. “Spring Loaded Technology” took home the first place prize in the Innovation

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Friday June 19, 2015

Joshua J. Santimaw admitted to the Law Society of Newfoundland & Labrador

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that Joshua J. Santimaw has been admitted to the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. Josh is a Partner and practices primarily in the areas of Creditor Practice and Corporate and Commercial Litigation. He received his Juris Doctorate at Pace University

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Monday June 15, 2015

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes Stephen M. Campbell

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to welcome Stephen M. Campbell to the firm. Stephen joins our growing Business Law team, practicing primarily in the areas of banking, finance, commercial real estate, and tax law. A graduate of Dalhousie University, Stephen joins BOYNECLARKE LLP from Cox &

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Thursday June 4, 2015

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes New Associates

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to welcome Rilla Banks and Andrew P. Nicol as Associates to the firm. Rilla will join the firm’s Business Litigation Team and Andrew will practice with our Residential Property and Wills & Estates Teams. Rilla completed her Common and Civil law degrees from McGill

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Wednesday June 3, 2015

Spring Loaded Technology Finalist for the BDC Young Entrepreneur Award

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate “Spring Loaded Technology” on being selected as a finalist for the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)’s Young Entrepreneur Award. “Spring Loaded Technology” took home the first place prize in the Innovation stream at the BOYNECLARKE LLP Innovative

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Thursday May 28, 2015

John A. Young, Q.C. Cobequid Ambassadors Club 2015 Inductee

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BOYNECLARKE LLP congratulates Firm Chair John A. Young, Q.C.on being selected as a 2015 inductee into the Cobequid Ambassadors Club. The Cobequid Health Centre Foundation accepts annual nominations from the Board of Directors and the community for individuals who have made a significant impact on

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Thursday May 28, 2015

Interesting New Housing Developments

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The recent Metro News article “Micro-lofts could be new Halifax housing trend, might find one in your backyard”, showcases interesting new housing developments within our city. Kerry Lynch, a graphic designer and his father Andy Lynch, a retired architect, started micro-loft developments in the

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Monday May 11, 2015

Brian Casey appointed as Queen’s Counsel

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian P. Casey as Queen’s Counsel. This prestigious designation is an honour presented to a select group of lawyers in recognition of leadership in the practice of law and in our community. Brian practices in the firm’s Commercial and

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Wednesday May 6, 2015

BOYNECLARKE Attends TAGLaw International Conference in Scotland

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BOYNECLARKE recently attended TAGLaw’s 32nd international conference in Edinburgh, Scotland. The conference, which took place on May 4-6, 2015, provided TAGLaw® members with the opportunity to strengthen the relationships they create within the alliance of more than 150 law firms from around the

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Tuesday April 28, 2015

BOYNECLARKE LLP Hosts UT Dallas Executive MBA Student Contingent

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BOYNECLARKE LLP was pleased to host 20 students and 5 faculty members from the University of Texas at Dallas Executive MBA program. Charles Gillis from the Texas TAGLaw firm Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr introduced the Nova Scotia trip to the UTD Administration. Charles is an alumnus of the UTD MBA

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Wednesday April 15, 2015

Afri-Sea Advances to the 2015 International Business Model Competition Quarterfinals

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate “Afri-Sea” on advancing to the 2015 International Business Model Competition quarterfinals. “Afri-Sea” took home the first place prize in the Social stream at the BOYNECLARKE LLP Innovative Ideas Competition in February, which challenged

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Tuesday April 14, 2015

BOYNECLARKE LLP Promotes Access to Justice with Free Legal Consultations

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BOYNECLARKE LLP, one of Atlantic Canada’s largest law firms, will be holding free legal consultations over a 3 day period in celebration of Law Day 2015. On April 14, 15 & 16, 2015, BOYNECLARKE LLP will be inviting pre-approved applicants to their office in Dartmouth for a free legal consultation.

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Friday March 27, 2015

John A. Young Appointed as a Director of the New Provincial Health Authority Board

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BOYNECLARKE LLP congratulates Firm Chair John A. Young, Q.C. on becoming a member of the new Provincial Health Authority Board of Directors. Nova Scotia will launch a new health system structure on April 1, 2015. The new structure will consolidate nine current district health authorities into one

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Friday March 27, 2015

Nova Scotia Nature Trust Acquires 120 Hectares of Riverfront Land

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate our client, Nova Scotia Nature Trust, on the acquisition of 120 hectares of riverfront land in Hants County. Led by Executive Director Bonnie Sutherland, Nova Scotia Nature Trust acquired the 120 hectare Devils Jaw Conservation Lands which is made up of

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Thursday March 19, 2015

BOYNECLARKE’s Legal Alliance Recognized as “Elite” in International Rankings

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BOYNECLARKE’s international alliance, TAGLaw®, was recently ranked by Chambers & Partners as an “Elite” legal alliance in the publication’s annual Global rankings guide. As an independent member of TAGLaw, BOYNECLARKE can provide its clients with access to high quality legal, accounting and

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Monday March 16, 2015

Kathryn Re-appointed to the Minister of Labour’s List of Arbitrators

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate our partner Kathryn A. Raymond, Arb., Med., LLB., on her re-appointment to the Nova Scotia Minister of Labour’s List of Arbitrators. The Minister of Labour’s List of Arbitrators is a key resource that assists parties to a collective agreement when they are

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Monday March 2, 2015

James D. MacNeil and Brian P. Casey, Q.C. judge Canadian National Qualifying Rounds

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Managing Partner James D. MacNeil and Lawyer Brian P. Casey, Q.C. have been asked by their peers to judge the Canadian National Qualifying Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The qualifying rounds are held between January and March each year in different cities

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Monday February 23, 2015

BOYNECLARKE LLP Innovative Ideas 2015 Winners Announced

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On February 23, 2015 the BOYNECLARKE Innovative Ideas Competition was held at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax.After an exciting day of teams pitching their ideas, we are pleased to announce the 2015 winners: 3rd Place – “Free2charge” pitched by Pascal deVillers, Ben Lynds and Kenneth Leccese

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Wednesday February 18, 2015

International Women’s Day Gift Card Collection Drive: March 5, 2015

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is honoured to once again be a part of International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8th, 2015. This year, in connection with the Women’s Forum of the Nova Scotia Branch of the CBA, BOYNECLARKE will be involved in the initiative to support local women’s shelters and transition homes

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Wednesday February 18, 2015

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes Jennifer D. Snow

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to welcome Jennifer D. (Snow) Garagan as an Associate to the firm’s Personal Injury team. A graduate of Dalhousie University, Jennifer joins BOYNECLARKE LLP from the Halifax firm Cantini Law Group, which has closed its operations in Nova Scotia. Jennifer is a member of

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Wednesday February 11, 2015

Robert L. Miedema, TEP Achieves Highest Mark

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BOYNECLARKE LLP congratulates Business Law Lawyer Robert L. Miedema, TEP on achieving the highest mark in a Qualified Practitioner Essay. This essay was a part of Rob’s work to obtain his Trust and Estate Practitioner designation (TEP) with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Rob received

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Tuesday February 3, 2015

BOYNECLARKE LLP Innovative Ideas Competition 2015

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The BOYNECLARKE LLP Innovative Ideas Competition will take place on February 23, 2015 at the Westin Nova Scotian. One evening. Two streams. Six student start-ups supported. BOYNECLARKE LLP, together with Common Good Solutions, are challenging students from post secondary schools across Nova Scotia

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Tuesday February 3, 2015

Robert L. Miedema, TEP Featured in Canadian Lawyer Magazine Article

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Business Law Lawyer Robert L. Miedema, TEP was recently featured in the Canadian Lawyer Magazine article, “These laws are the worst!” highlighting various Canadian laws that citizens may not have been aware of.

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Wednesday January 28, 2015

Casey’s Win Featured in CBC News Article

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Litigation Lawyer Brian P. Casey, Q.C. represented Trinity Western University and won in their case against the Nova Scotia Barristers Society. The win was featured in the article, “Trinity Western law students OK to practise in Nova Scotia” by CBC News. Click Here to read the full article.

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Tuesday January 6, 2015

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes Partner Natalie J. Woodbury, TEP

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to welcome Natalie J. Woodbury, TEP as a Partner to the firm. Natalie joins our growing Business Law team, practicing primarily in the areas of Corporate Law, Tax and Estate Planning. A graduate of Dalhousie University, Natalie joins BOYNECLARKE LLP from

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Tuesday December 23, 2014

Christmas Families 2014

Posted in: Committed to Community

Since 2001 the BOYNECLARKE Christmas Families Fundraising committee has raised funds to support local charities, and families with purchasing gifts, necessities and food for the holidays. This year, the committee consisted of BOYNECLARKE employees: Lisa Nimmo (Co-Chair), Adam Perry (Co-Chair)

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Friday December 5, 2014

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes Marc LeClair

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to welcome Marc LeClair, LL.B., to the firm. Marc joins our established and growing Business Law team, practicing primarily in the areas of Commercial Financing, Commercial Real Estate and general Corporate Law. A graduate of Dalhousie University, Marc comes to

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Tuesday December 2, 2014

Robert L. Miedema TEP Interviewed as a 2014 Lexpert Rising Star

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Robert L. Miedema TEP has been honoured as one of Canada’s Leading Lawyers Under 40.The Lexpert® award recognizes lawyers who have made contributions to their communities and profession in interesting and diverse ways. Rob talks about

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Thursday November 20, 2014

Robert L. Miedema, TEP Honoured as a 2014 Lexpert ‘Rising Star: Canada’s Leading Lawyers under 40’

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that Business Law Partner, Robert L. Miedema, TEP has been honoured as one of Lexpert®’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 for 2014. This award honours Canada's Leading Lawyers and Corporate Counsel and pays tribute to the rising stars of the legal commu

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Tuesday October 21, 2014

BOYNECLARKE LLP Welcomes Don F. Grant Back to Firm

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to welcome back Don Grant to the firm as a member of the growing Business Law Team. Don originally joined the firm in 2008 as an Articled Clerk; he practiced with the Business Law Team until May of 2012 when he took a position with Nova Scotia Power to practice with their

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Monday October 20, 2014

John S. Fitzpatrick, Q.C. Receives Weldon Award for Unselfish Public Service

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that Partner John S. Fitzpatrick, Q.C., is the recipient of the 2014 Weldon Award for Unselfish Public Service. This annual award is presented by the Dalhousie Law Alumni Association in support of the Schulich School of Law. The award recognizes alumni who have

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Thursday October 9, 2014

BOYNECLARKE LLP Participates in Prince Andrew High School Co-operative Education Program

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is partnering with Dartmouth school Prince Andrew High to take part in their community Co-operative Education program from October to December 2014. Student Morgan Wong will join the Dartmouth firm on

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Tuesday September 30, 2014

Breathing Space Yoga Studio opens new location in Clayton Park

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BOYNECLARKE LLP congratulates Breathing Space Yoga Studio on opening its new location in Clayton Park. Founded by Yoga Therapist and Ayuvedic Instructor Jenny Kierstead, Breathing Space Yoga Studio currently has studio locations in Bedford, Halifax, Tantallon, Truro, and Windsor. They are

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Tuesday August 26, 2014

BOYNECLARKE LLP congratulates their Best Lawyers in Canada for 2015!

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate sixteen of their lawyers who will be included in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015 publication by Best Lawyers®. Year of initial recognition in brackets: Thomas O. Boyne, Q.C. (2006): Corporate Law, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, Real Estate

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Sunday August 10, 2014

John S. Fitzpatrick, Q.C. appointed to Halifax International Airport Authority Board of Directors

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate Partner John S. Fitzpatrick, Q.C. on his appointment as a director of the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) Board of Directors. John is Chair of the firm’s Creditor Practice Team. He practices in

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Friday July 18, 2014

ABK Biomedical Receives $2.14M in funding

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BOYNECLARKE LLP congratulates ABK Biomedical Inc. on being awarded $2.14 Million from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), under the Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF). Founded by interventional radiologist, Dr. Bob Abraham and materials scientists Dr. Daniel Boyd and Dr. Sharon Kehoe, ABK

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Friday July 11, 2014

BOYNECLARKE LLP Partner, Robert L. Miedema, joins firm’s Executive Committee

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BOYNECLARKE LLP, one of Atlantic Canada’s largest law firms, is pleased to announce that Business Law Partner, Robert L. Miedema, has been elected as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Rob joins current Executive Committee members James D. MacNeil – Managing Partner, Terrance G. Sheppard

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Thursday July 10, 2014

Gordon F. Proudfoot, Q.C., Honoured as one of Acadia University’s 175 Distinguished Graduates

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As part of Acadia University’s 175th anniversary, Acadia has published profiles on 175 distinguished graduates, professors and others who have contributed to their reputation as one of Canada’s finest undergraduate schools. Included on that list, is BOYNECLARKE Partner Gordon F. Proudfoot, Q.C.

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Friday June 13, 2014

BOYNECLARKE LLP welcomes three new associates.

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that Doug W. Schipilow, Jacqueline R. Ruck, and Ryan G. Blood have joined the firm as Associate Lawyers, having been admitted to the Bar on June 6th, 2014. Doug is a member of our Creditor Practice Team, focusing on creditor collections litigation. Doug has

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Thursday June 5, 2014

BOYNECLARKE LLP Lawyers Listed in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

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BOYNECLARKE LLP, one of Atlantic Canada's largest law firms, is pleased to announce that the following lawyers have been chosen by their peers to be published in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as leading practitioners: Thomas O. Boyne, Q.C. – Bankruptcy, Corporate Commercial, Insolvency

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Monday June 2, 2014

Joshua J. Santimaw admitted to the Law Society of New Brunswick

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BOYNECLARKE LLP, one of Atlantic Canada's largest law firms, is pleased to announce that Joshua J. Santimaw was admitted to the Law Society of New Brunswick on June 2, 2014. Mr. Santimaw received his Juris Doctorate at Pace University School of Law in 2000 and was admitted to New York State

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Monday June 2, 2014

BOYNECLARKE LLP welcomes Telaina Kelly, LL.B.

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BOYNECLARKE LLP, one of Atlantic Canada's largest law firms, is pleased to welcome Telaina Kelly, LL.B., to our firm. Telaina will be joining our growing Corporate Services Team in the new role of Assistant Director. As Assistant Director of Corporate Services, Telaina will support our Director of

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Wednesday May 21, 2014

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

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On July 1, 2014, the bulk of Canada’s anti‐spam legislation (“CASL”) came into effect. If your business or organization sends electronic messages to communicate information, you must be aware of this law. The legislation is complicated. This overview is intended to highlight the most important

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Thursday May 15, 2014

BOYNECLARKE LLP Attends TAGLaw International Conference in Miami

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BOYNECLARKE LLP Lawyers James D. MacNeil, John A. Young, Q.C. and Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C. recently attended TAGLaw’s 30th international conference in Miami. The conference, which took place on May 5th through 7th,

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Tuesday April 8, 2014

BOYNECLARKE LLP Promotes Access to Justice with Free Legal Consultations

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is offering free legal consultations over a 3 day period in celebration of Law Day 2014. On April 8, 9 & 10, 2014, BOYNECLARKE LLP will be meeting with pre-approved applicants at our office in Dartmouth for a free legal consultation. The initiative, spearheaded by Partner Gordon F.

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Friday April 4, 2014

Important Notice: Get Ready to File GST/HST Closely Related Elections

Authored by: Ted R. Sawa Posted in: Legal Updates

Many groups of related corporations and/or partnerships rely on the election for closely related persons under section 156 of the Excise Tax Act (Canada) to allow the group to treat related party transactions as having been made for nil consideration.

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Friday March 28, 2014

Open for Comment: You Can Help Determine how Crowdfunding will be Regulated

Authored by: Ted R. Sawa Posted in: Legal Updates

Following the lead of Saskatchewan, the security regulators of Nova Scotia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick and Manitoba are seeking feedback on proposed regulations with respect to raising money and issuing securities via the internet

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Wednesday March 26, 2014

InSight’s “Major Business Agreements” Conference

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Business Law Lawyer Claire E. Milton, Q.C. will be attending the conference speaking on the topic of “Pre-transaction and Early Stage Agreements: Confidentiality Agreements and Letters of Intent”. Bankruptcy & Insolvency Lawyer Tim Hill, Q.C. will also be attending and speaking on the topic of ‘Red

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Monday March 24, 2014

2014 - 2015 Family Law Calendars

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The BOYNECLARKE LLP Family law team has a limited number of 12-month calendars for children for the 2014 and 2015 years. Printed by The Family, Children and Youth Section of the Department of Justice Canada, The calendar is a great companion piece to their popular children’s booklet “What happens

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Thursday March 20, 2014

Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C. Speaking on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

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Business Law Lawyer Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C. will be presenting at various locations to speak on the topic of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation which will come into effect on July 1, 2014. March 21, 2014 - Presenting at the Exhibition Association of Nova Scotia AGM

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Friday March 14, 2014

Innovative Ideas 2014 Winners Announced

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On March 20, 2014 the BOYNECLARKE Innovative Ideas Competition was held at the Westin Hotel in Halifax. After an exciting day of teams pitching their ideas, we are pleased to announce the 2014 winners: 3rd Place – “Hindsight Health” pitched by Justin Javorek and Cameron Sieffert


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Thursday February 27, 2014

Innovative Ideas Competition 2014

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The BOYNECLARKE LLP Innovative Ideas Competition will take place on March 20, 2014 at the Westin Nova Scotian.
Organized by the Nova Scotia Association of Community Business Development Corporations (CBDC), and together with the Common Good Solutions Enterprise for Change

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Monday February 24, 2014

International Women’s Day Gift Card Collection Drive: March 7, 2014

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is honoured to once again be a part of International Women’s Day on Friday, March 7th, 2014.
This year, in connection with the Women’s Forum of the Nova Scotia Branch of the CBA, BOYNECLARKE will be involved in the initiative to support local women’s shelters and transition homes

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Friday February 14, 2014

What You Need to Know About Crowdfunding

Authored by: Ted R. Sawa Posted in: Legal Updates

Crowdfunding is a coined word to describe an increasingly popular method for raising money using the Internet. In a report published in January 2014 by TD Economics, the global crowdfunding market is estimated to be worth $3.25 billion. The website Indiegogo is perhaps one of the better known

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Monday February 3, 2014

BOYNECLARKE LLP & David G. Coles on Shortlist for Benchmark Canada Awards

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Nominations for Benchmark Litigation's second annual Benchmark Canada Awards have been announced. BOYNECLARKELLP has been nominated for Litigation Firm of the Year for the Atlantic Provinces, and Litigation Lawyer, David G. Coles is a finalist in the 'Litigator of the Year'

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Friday January 31, 2014

CBA Mid-Winter Meeting: Mobile Homes Presentation

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Real Estate Lawyers George P. Ash and Amanda M. Carew will be co-presenting at the Canadian Bar Association Mid-Winter Meeting on the topic of “Mobile Homes”. Lawyers Steven G. Zatzman, Q.C, Allen A. Campbell, Bryce W. Morrison and Joshua J. Santimaw will be attending the two-day conference.

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Thursday January 30, 2014

BOYNECLARKE LLP congratulates Tim Hill on Queen’s Counsel appointment

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BOYNECLARKE LLP, one of Atlantic Canada's largest law firms, is pleased to announce the January 28, 2014, appointment of Tim Hill as Queen’s Counsel. This prestigious designation is an honour presented to a select group of lawyers in recognition of

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Wednesday January 29, 2014

Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C. Speaking at BLSAC Annual National Conference

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Business Law Lawyer Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C., will be speaking at the 23rd Annual Black Law Students' Association of Canada (BLSAC) Annual National Conference about career options for Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law.

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Thursday January 16, 2014

David G. Coles, Q.C., Quoted in Richard Oland Article

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Media Law Lawyer David G. Coles, Q.C., has been quoted in “Spilled Secrets: The Richard Oland Murder Mystery”, a story by Stephen Kimber which was featured in the Atlantic Business Magazine January/February 2014 Issue. Click Here to read the story from Atlantic Business Magazine.

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Monday January 6, 2014

Leah D Rimmer becomes Partner and Team Leader

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is thrilled to announce that Leah D. Rimmer is ringing in the New Year as Partner and Leader of our Business Law Team. Leah is looking forward to serving her clients in this new capacity, with the same professionalism and genuine interest in her practice that they have come to

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Monday December 30, 2013

BOYNECLARKE Casual Days 2014

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BOYNECLARKE has a strong history of commitment to community. From our complimentary presentations and board memberships to our innovative Summer Student Program, BOYNECLARKE encourages lawyers and staff to give back to our community. One such community support program at BOYNECLARKE is our weekly

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Friday December 20, 2013

Christmas Families 2013

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Since 2001 the BOYNECLARKE Christmas Families Fundraising committee has raised funds to support local charities, and families with purchasing gifts, necessities and food for the holidays. This year, the committee consisted of BOYNECLARKE employees: Juanita MacKenzie (Chair), Marilyn Conrod, Cara

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Monday December 2, 2013

BOYNECLARKE LLP Competes in the SportNS Corporate Games

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This year BOYNECLARKE LLP entered three teams in the Sport Nova Scotia Corporate Games. In its first year, the Corporate Games took place on November 23rd at the Canada Games Centre. Throughout the day, businesses competed in team building games and challenges in support of amateur sport.

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Friday November 15, 2013

Bryce W. Morrison awarded Masters of Law in Tax

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Halifax, Nova Scotia: BOYNECLARKE LLP, one of Atlantic Canada's leading law firms, is pleased to announce that Bryce W. Morrison has been awarded his Masters of Law (LL.M.) in Tax by Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. Encompassing all areas of tax law, Osgoode’s Professional

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Wednesday November 13, 2013

Proud Sponsor of the 2013 Dartmouth TD Christmas Tree Lighting

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is proud to be a sponsor of the Dartmouth TD Christmas Tree Lighting, sponsoring the Holiday Fireworks over Sullivan's Pond.The event is on December 7, 2013. from

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Wednesday October 16, 2013

‘Articling is a marathon, not a sprint’

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BOYNECLARKE Articling Clerk Jacqueline Ruck recently wrote about her experiences as a Clerk for Canadian Lawyer Magazine. The article, ''Articling is a marathon, not a sprint'' has been published in their current issue, click here to read it!

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Wednesday September 25, 2013

Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C., receives Lexpert Zenith Award

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Halifax, Nova Scotia: BOYNECLARKE LLP, one of Atlantic Canada's largest law firms, is pleased to announce that Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C., is the recipient of a 2013 Lexpert Zenith Award: Celebrating Women Leaders in the Legal Profession.The 2013 Lexpert Zenith Awards celebrate women leaders

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Wednesday September 18, 2013

James D. MacNeil Admitted to New Brunswick Bar

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BOYNECLARKE LLP, one of Atlantic Canada's largest law firms, is pleased to announce that James D. MacNeil was admitted to the Law Society of New Brunswick on September 17, 2013. Mr. MacNeil has been associated with BOYNECLARKE LLP since graduating from the University of New Brunswick in 2000.

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Thursday September 12, 2013

Director of Finance, Peter Duggan Awarded FCGA

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Congratulations to our Director of Finance, Peter Duggan who has been awarded this years FCGA (Fellow of the Certified General Accountants of Canada) by CGA Canada as a result of his contribution to his Profession and to his Community.

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Friday August 30, 2013

‘Source Code Ownership’ with Christene H. Hirschfeld

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BOYNECLARKE Information Technology Lawyer Christene H. Hirschfeld sat down with President of EverAge Consulting Inc. Andy Wilcox to talk about the Legalities of Source Code Ownership.

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Friday August 30, 2013

The Pro’s & Con’s of Practising Law

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BOYNECLARKE Lawyer George P. Ash has been featured in Canadian Lawyer 4Students Magazine's current issue on 'The Pros & Cons of Practising'. Click Here to read the full article.

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Wednesday August 14, 2013

Best Lawyers for 2014!

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate twelve of our lawyers who will be included in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2014 publication by Best Lawyers®. (Year of initial recognition

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Wednesday August 14, 2013

Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C., and Thomas O. Boyne, Q.C. Named Halifax “Lawyer of the Year” 2014

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has named Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C. 2014 "Lawyer of the Year" for Information Technology Law (Halifax) and named Thomas O. Boyne, Q.C. 2014 "Lawyer of the Year" for Real Estate Law (Halifax). Best Lawyers® is a nationally

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Monday June 17, 2013

BOYNECLARKE LLP Collaborates with Dalhousie University’s College of Sustainability

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Dalhousie University offers Canada’s first ESS (Environment, Sustainability and Society) program, which encourages students to focus their learning on global sustainability issues. Now, the students are becoming the teachers, as a group from the College of Sustainability joined BOYNECLARKE LLP’s

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Friday June 7, 2013

BOYNECLARKE LLP participates in Emergency Services Achievement Program

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Over the past few months BOYNECLARKE LLP has been participating in the Emergency Services Achievement Program (E.S.A.P), a career oriented instructional program designed to assist youth in overcoming multiple barriers to employment. Funded through Service Canada, ESAP coordinator Bernie

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Friday May 10, 2013

TAGLaw International Legal Conference in Boston

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BOYNECLARKE's legal alliance, TAGLaw®, recently held its 28th international conference from May 6th through 8th in Boston. Lawyers James D. MacNeil, Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q. C., and John A. Young, Q.C. were in attendance. “Aside from the world class speakers and sessions offered at our

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Friday May 10, 2013

Coles Featured in King’s Journalism Review Article

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Media Law Lawyer David G. Coles, Q.C. was recently featured in the University of King's College Journalism Review article, "Newsroom cuts mean fewer legal battles" highlighting the decline in media organizations’ willingness to fight legal battles for reporting rights. Click Here to read the full

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Wednesday April 24, 2013

Coles asks Court to Lift Oland Murder Publication Ban

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Lawyer David G. Coles, Q.C. was in New Brunswick this week asking the court to lift the publication ban on the names of those whose properties were searched related to the murder of New Brunswick businessman Richard Oland. To read the full article, Click Here.

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Wednesday March 20, 2013

James D. MacNeil Joins Round Table Discussion at DAL

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Managing Partner James D. MacNeil attended a Round Table Event on March 19, 2013 at Dalhousie University to join a panel of Nova Scotia lawyers discussing legal education and training. Hosted by the Canadian Bar Association, students heard from the panel about their experiences and the things that

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Monday March 11, 2013

Thibeault Estate: Settlement of Peter Kelly Accounts

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Regulations under the Probate Act of Nova Scotia allow persons interested in an estate with issues to be resolved to submit those issues to a mediator. The regulations mandate that the mediation process and its outcome be kept confidential.Mr. Peter Kelly, former personal representative of the

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Monday March 4, 2013

John A. Young receives Diamond Jubilee Medal

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Congratulations to Firm Chair John A. Young who has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by Admiral Bennett on behalf of the Governor General. Throughout the Diamond Jubilee year, Canadians who have made significant contributions to their communities and their provinces will be

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Thursday February 28, 2013

International Women’s Day - March 8, 2013

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is honoured to be a part of International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8th, 2013. This year, in connection with the Women’s Forum of the Nova Scotia Branch of the CBA, BOYNECLARKE will be involved in the initiative to support local women’s shelters, Byrony House and Adsum House.

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Thursday February 21, 2013

David J. Bright Appointed Honourary Colonel

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Our Congratulations go to Military Law Lawyer David J. Bright on his appointment as Honourary Colonel, 12 Air Maintenance Squadron, 12 Wing Shearwater.

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Thursday February 14, 2013

Innovative Ideas Winners Announced

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On February 12, 2013 the BOYNECLARKE Innovative Ideas Competition was held at the Westin Hotel in Halifax. After an exciting day of 16 teams pitching their ideas, we are pleased to announce the 2013 winners: 3rd Place – “Easy Park” pitched by Delaine Carlson and Diana Gibson from the NSCC Kings

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Friday February 8, 2013

BOYNECLARKE Lawyers Named Local Litigation Stars

Posted in: Uncategorized

Benchmark Litigation has named BOYNECLARKE LLP lawyers David G. Coles, James D. MacNeil, and Matthew W. Napier as Local Litigation Stars in 2013 for the Atlantic region. David G. Coles was recognized in the practice areas of General Commercial and Media and Entertainment Defamation, while James D.

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Monday February 4, 2013

Christene H. Hirschfeld on the Impact of Technology with The Practice of Entertainment Law

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Entertainment Law Lawyer Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C. was recently interviewed by the Canadian Bar Association National Magazine. Click Here to read the full article titled "That's Entertainment!" - discussing how the world has revolutionized the way it consumes entertainment. and what it has meant

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Thursday January 3, 2013

Christene H. Hirschfeld appointed Queen’s Counsel

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate Business Law Lawyer Christene H. Hirschfeld, who was appointed a Queen’s Counsel by the Attorney General of Nova Scotia on December 28, 2012. As one of 14 appointments in the Province, Christene has received much deserved recognition as one of Nova Scotia’s

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Monday December 10, 2012

BOYNECLARKE Fosters Next Generation of Nova Scotia Innovators

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce their title sponsorship of the 2013 Innovative Ideas Competition to be held February 12th, 2013 at the Westin Hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Organized by the Nova Scotia Association of Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC), the BOYNECLARKE

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Monday December 3, 2012

BOYNECLARKE’s Green Initiative

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is undertaking an exciting new initiative to become a more sustainable organization. We will be working with an interdisciplinary group of five senior undergraduate students with Dalhousie University’s College of Sustainability over the next 6 months to help measure and improve the

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Thursday November 22, 2012

Peter Duggan Elected President of the Board of CGA Nova Scotia

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is proud to congratulate our Director of Finance, Peter Duggan, on his recent appointment as President of the Board of The Certified General Accountants Association of Nova Scotia (CGA NS). This organization is a self-governing body, which grants the exclusive right to the CGA

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Monday November 19, 2012

Proud Sponsor of the DDBC Christmas Tree Lighting

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BOYNECLARKE LLP is proud to once again sponsor the Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission TD Christmas Tree Lighting, sponsoring the Holiday Fireworks over Sullivan's Pond.The event is on December 1, 2012. from 4:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. at Sullivan's Pond in Dartmouth. Come out and enjoy

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Friday November 9, 2012

Tim Hill Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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BOYNECLARKE would like to congratulate Partner and Business Litigation Lawyer Tim Hill on his Lifetime Achievement Award. Tim was awarded the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring Section of the Canadian Bar Association at the National Insolvency Sect

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Tuesday October 30, 2012

Brian P. Casey Coaches Debate Students to National Championship

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate Brian P. Casey on his success at the McGill University's 53rd High School Debating Tournament on Oct 27-28, with his Sacred Heart High School Debate Team. The tournament is the largest high school debating competition in North America with 200 high school

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Friday October 26, 2012

Terry Sheppard appointed Chair of the new Motor Vehicle Appeal Board

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate Partner Terrance G. Sheppard on being appointed Chair of the new Motor Vehicle Appeal Board.

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Tuesday October 16, 2012

Brian P. Casey Receives Family Award of Merit

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Commercial and Criminal Litigation Lawyer Brian P. Casey is one of the 2012 recipients of the Nova Scotia Council for the Family Award of Merit for his volunteer work with Homebridge Youth Society. Brian has also been elected the 2012 Provincial Coordinator of the Nova Scotia Debating Society, which

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Monday October 1, 2012

John S. Fitzpatrick Assumes New Role at Saint Mary’s University

Posted in: Uncategorized

Congratulations to Partner John S. Fitzpatrick, leader of our Financial Recovery Team, who has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Governors of Saint Mary’s University. John is joined by Karen Oldfield as Vice-Chair. The Board of Governors helps create a University focused on academic

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Monday October 1, 2012

John S. Fitzpatrick receives Diamond Jubilee Medal

Posted in: News

Congratulations to Partner John S. Fitzpatrick who has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, in recognition of service to his community. Throughout the Diamond Jubilee year, Canadians who have made significant contributions to their communities and their provinces will be award

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Friday September 28, 2012

Christmas in September

Posted in: News

On September 27, 2012 BOYNECLARKE wrapped up their annual “Christmas in September” (formally Christmas in July) fundraiser in support of FEED Nova Scotia. This event is a continuation of the “Ton of Tin” started years ago by Gordon F. Proudfoot, Q.C., a Senior Partner on our Personal Injury Team.

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Tuesday September 18, 2012

Allen A. Campbell admitted to NB Bar

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BOYNECLARKE is pleased to announce that Associate lawyer Allen A. Campbell is being admitted to the New Brunswick Bar today, September 18, 2012. Allen joins lawyer Bryce Morrison who is also a member of the New Brunswick Bar. Both have full practising status there.

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Tuesday September 4, 2012

Best Lawyers for 2013!

Posted in: News

BOYNECLARKE would like to congratulate eleven of our lawyers who have been included in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2013 publication by Best Lawyers. Over the course of a year, extensive surveys are conducted with top lawyers in Canada to evaluate their peers and determine which of lawyers should be

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Monday August 20, 2012

Bryce W. Morrison on Holding Companies

Posted in: Legal Updates

On July 25, 2012, Bryce Morrison, a partner in the firm's Taxation Group, presented to a group of colleagues in the law some of the more common reasons for using holding companies. In general, a buyer or a seller of a business or a company is well advised to consider whether a holding company can

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Monday June 18, 2012

BOYNECLARKE LLP Partners included in 2012 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Posted in: Press Releases

BOYNECLARKE LLP, one of Atlantic Canada's largest law firms, is pleased to announce that Partners Thomas O. Boyne, Q.C., David G. Coles, Q.C. and Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C. have been included in the 2012 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.Being included in the Directory is an acknowledgement of

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Thursday June 14, 2012

Congratulations NSCC Award Winners!

Posted in: News

On Wednesday June 6, the NSCC Waterfront Campus held their Awards Ceremony. Congratulations to our own Sarah Eakin, who received the Paralegal Services Department Award of Merit and Sarah Morris who received the Highest Recognition Award as a result of her high standing in marks. As well, Managing

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Friday May 11, 2012

New tax rules for land trust donations

Posted in: Uncategorized

Allen A. Campbell, an Associate on our Residential Property Team, lends his thoughts on the new tax rules regarding land trust donations in this month’s issue of CBA’s National Magazine. Read the whole article here: “What’s New In Real Estate? – To conserve and protect”

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Tuesday May 8, 2012

George P. Ash Appointed as a Director of the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission

Posted in: Uncategorized

BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce that George P. Ash has been appointed by the Provincial Governor-in-Council as a Director of the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission effective May 1st, 2012, for a term of three years. The mandate of the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission is to deliver quality leg

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Tuesday April 10, 2012

Kathryn A. Raymond appointed Chair of the Crop and Livestock Insurance Arbitration Board

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BOYNECLARKE LLP would like to congratulate Kathryn A. Raymond on her recent appointment by the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture. Kathryn has been selected to be the Chair of the Crop and Livestock Insurance Arbitration Board which hears disputes between the Crop and Livestock Insurance Commissi

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Wednesday March 21, 2012

Christene H. Hirschfeld speaking today on CBC Radio One’s Mainstreet program

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Tune into CBC Radio's Mainstreet "Why Can't They Just" segment today between 3pm & 6pm to hear, Christene H. Hirschfeld, Intellectual Property Lawyer, speak to why there's a contract you need to consent to when buying a song on iTunes.

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Monday February 13, 2012

BOYNECLARKE LLP Celebrates 40 Years

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The year is 1972. Pierre Elliott Trudeau is Canada’s Prime Minister. Canadian rocker Neil Young’s “Heart of Gold” is topping the U.S. charts, and the Watergate Scandal is beginning to make the front pages. On February 14th, three new graduates from Dalhousie Law School launched their law firm Boyn

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Tuesday January 31, 2012

John A. Young, Q.C. featured in Advantage Magazine

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John A. Young, Q.C., has helped BOYNECLARKE LLP grow from its humble start in 1972 to one of the largest firms in Halifax, Nova Scotia. As the Firm is gearing up to celebrate its 40th anniversary, Young took some time to talk shop with Advantage. To enjoy the full article, click here.

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Thursday January 26, 2012

Christene H. Hirschfeld,Q.C. speaks with CBC News about American gossip website

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CBC News Nova Scotia interviewed BOYNECLARKE LLP Partner and Intellectual Property lawyer, Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C. about the repercussions of posting on websites like "thedirty.com". The interview aired yesterday, January 27th. To view the full piece, please click here.

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Friday January 20, 2012

Proposed VIOXX Settlement

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Thursday January 19, 2012

BOYNECLARKE Casual Days 2012

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BOYNECLARKE has a strong history of commitment to community. From our complimentary presentations and board memberships to our innovative Summer Student Program, BOYNECLARKE encourages lawyers and staff to give back to our community. One such community support program at BOYNECLARKE is our weekly

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Wednesday January 18, 2012

New CAP vs. Old CAP Legislation

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Claims for certain types of damages arising out of personal injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions which occur in Nova Scotia may be “capped” or limited as a result of the provisions of the Insurance Act and the Automobile Accident Minor Injury Regulations, NS Regulation 94/2010.

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Wednesday January 11, 2012

Kathryn A. Raymond lends her experience in Health Law.

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Kathryn A. Raymond is a Partner and Chair of the firm’s Health, Employment, Administrative and Labour Law Team. She has practiced extensively in the areas of health, professional regulation, administrative law, employment law, human rights, labour law and governance with both significant public and

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