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Stewart McKelvey is Atlantic Canada’s largest law firm and one of the 20 largest in the country.

We are more than 225 lawyers. We are six offices throughout the four Atlantic provinces. We are full-service. But most importantly, we are leaders in providing the legal knowledge and innovative solutions clients need to move forward confidently.

“Winner of Best Law Firm” 

– Atlantic Business Magazine

“Best of Atlantic Canada” 2022

Readers’ Choice Awards

“Atlantic Canada Law Firm of the Year”

– 2021 Canadian Law Awards


St. John’s Partner, Twila Reid, ICD.D, named a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers

Congratulations to Twila Reid, ICD.D, Partner in our St. John’s office, on being named a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. Twila is one of the Atlantic region’s most experienced labour and employment lawyers, and primarily practices in the areas of respectful workplace, harassment, investigations, arbitrations, collective bargaining, administrative law, and privacy.…
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Stewart McKelvey welcomes seven newly admitted lawyers to our Halifax team

Following bar admission ceremonies last week in Nova Scotia, we are pleased to congratulate our Articled Clerks on the next stage of their career, and we welcome Colton Smith, Graeme Hiebert, Jahvon Delaney, James Pinchak, Levi Parsche, Kali Robertson and David Barry (called in Newfoundland and Labrador) as new Associates in our Halifax office.
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IRCC expands authorization for foreign workers to study without a study permit: Four things you need to know

By Sara Espinal Henao Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) has announced a promising new temporary measure that allows foreign workers to study for a longer duration without a study permit, opening the door for career advancement through education. Prior to the introduction of this policy, foreign workers were only able to study while working…

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Canada’s first-ever Tech Talent Strategy announced

By Brendan Sheridan The Government of Canada recently announced a number of aggressive immigration measures to help attract top talent to Canada in high-growth industries in an effort to fuel innovation and drive emerging technologies. These measures, collectively known as the Tech Talent Strategy, include plans to update ongoing immigration programs, develop new programs, and…

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