About this office:
Stewart McKelvey is an Atlantic Canadian law firm offering legal services through six offices located in the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. A law firm in Atlantic Canada with more than 220 lawyers, Stewart McKelvey offers services in all areas of the law to local, regional, national and international clients. The practice of the firm touches every corner of business and industry in Atlantic Canada. The firm's lawyers appear before Municipal, Provincial and Federal boards and tribunals and all levels of courts in Canada.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Advocacy Department; Commercial Litigation and Insolvency; Construction; Marine Law; Business Department; Business Transactions; IP/IT/Entertainment; Owner Managed Business; Commercial Real Property & Lending; Labour & Employment; Life & Disability Insurance; Natural Resources & Environmental; Tax, Estates & Trusts.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Can't Get Vacation Approved? Try Using Sick Leave
Stephen F. Penney,Ruth E. Trask, December 10, 2012
On occasion, there appears to be no way to reconcile two seemingly opposite conclusions on similar fact scenarios. This circumstance came up recently in Atlantic Canada in these similar cases: Halifax Herald and Halifax Typographical Union, Local 30130, and Newfoundland and Labrador Health Boards...
An Employer's Guide to the Non-Disparagement Clause
Ian C. Wallace, June 7, 2012
The aim of any employer during a settlement is to negotiate terms that will protect its business interests. A non-disparagement clause prohibits a former employee from making negative or demeaning remarks, either orally or in writing, about a former employer, its reputation, business operations and...
Safe Supervisors or Serious Sentences
Gabriel Brodeur,Harold M. Smith, June 7, 2012
Under Canadian Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) legislation, all parties involved have a responsibility to ensure that the workplace is safe. Employers, workers and supervisors alike, all have to do their part in order to achieve that goal. Within that scheme, supervisors are entrusted with...
All lawyers listed are members of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Canadian Bar Association.