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 legal representation to qualified applicants with priority for matters involving the liberty and civil rights of individual clients and for matters involving the integrity and protection of an individual’s family.

George Ash is a Partner and practices in the areas of wills and trusts, estate administration and litigation, and real estate, with a focus on guardianship applications and estate advice. George also serves on the firm’s Articling Committee and is Chair of the Residential Real Estate team. George is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers Society, Canadian Bar Association, and Halifax Estate Planning Council. He is currently the Chair of the Advisory Council for the Indigenous Blacks & Mi’kmaq Initiative, Dalhousie Schulich School of Law School, and former Chair of the Share the Dream Organizing Committee.