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Rory Rogers, QC


Queen’s Marque
600-1741 Lower Water Street
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 0J2



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 1990

Legal Assistant(s): Laura Smith

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

Rory has appeared before many courts and a wide variety of administrative tribunals and securities industry regulators. His clients include private and public companies, professional liability insurers, architects and engineers, banks and firms in the mutual fund and securities industry. Some of the matters he has helped his clients with are:

  • Acting in cases of professional liability litigation, including claims involving architects and engineers, directors and officers, insurance agents and accountants.
  • Acting in disputes involving corporate and securities issues, such as reorganizations, shareholder disputes, oppression claims and directors and officers duties.
  • Appearing at inquiries under the Nova Scotia Fatality Inquiry Act.
  • Acting in administrative law matters, including professional discipline files, immigration law and customs valuation and classification disputes.

Education & Career


Dalhousie University, LLB, 1988
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, MA, 1985
Queen’s University, BA (honours), 1983


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Associate member, American Bar Association
Lecturer, “Disclosure of Hospital and Physician Records,” Canadian Bar Association Professional Development Conference, 1999
Part-time lecturer, Dalhousie University, 1991-present


Best Lawyers 2022 Construction Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Queen’s Counsel, 2011
Best Lawyers 2018 Construction Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers: Medical Negligence, 2016 – 2022
Best Lawyers 2015 Director and Officer Liability Practice “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers: Construction Law, 2012 – 2022
Best Lawyers: Corporate and Commercial Litigation, 2009 – 2022
Best Lawyers: Director and Officer Liability, 2013 – 2022
Best Lawyers: Health Care Law, 2011 – 2022
Best Lawyers: Insurance Law, 2013 – 2022
Benchmark Canada, local litigation star (Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Securities), 2012 – 2014
Benchmark Canada, litigation star – Canada, Securities, 2012 – 2014
Benchmark Canada, local litigation star (General Commercial, Insurance, Securities), 2015 – 2021
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Commercial Insurance, 2014 – 2021
Lexpert rating: Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, 2020 – 2021
Lexpert rating: Medical Negligence, 2013 – 2016
Martindale-Hubbell rating: BV Distinguished®

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