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Nikolas Shymko

Articled Clerk

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



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Language(s) spoken: English, French

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2022 (expected)

Stewart McKelvey’s articled clerks – many of whom are also musicians, adventure travelers, athletes and more – play an active role in client meetings, closings, mediations, administrative hearings, examinations for discovery, trials and more and are encouraged to pursue their diverse personal and community interests outside of the Firm. The Firm’s rigorous professional development program provides clerks with the breadth and depth of experience needed to build a career in litigation, advocacy or business law and is supported by the Firm’s formal and informal mentorship opportunities.

Education & Career


McGill University, BCL/JD, 2021
Saint Mary’s University, BComm (Honours), 2018
NEOMA Business School, BComm (Exchange), 2016


Instructor, Law-Éducation-Connexion Outreach Program, Montreal, 2018 – 2021
Student Advocate, Legal Information Clinic at McGill, Montreal, 2019 – 2020
Project Coordinator, Venture 2 Impact, India, 2018 – 2019
Peer Supporter, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, 2016 – 2018
Microfinance Intern, Uganda Martyr’s University, Uganda, 2017


Chief Justice R.A.E. Greenshields Scholarship
Victor Dahdaleh-Clinton Foundation Scholarship
Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Scholarship
Export Development Canada International Business Scholarship
Canadian Interuniversity Sports Academic All-Canadian

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