News & Events

Workplace Harassment Investigations Training
October 25, 2021

Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act in Newfoundland and Labrador require all employers to develop and implement a written workplace harassment prevention plan, including procedures for conducting investigations into complaints of workplace harassment. Cox & Palmer’s Workplace Harassment Investigations Training will provide participants with valuable knowledge, practical guidance, and procedural steps required to perform […]

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Cox & Palmer Welcomes International Counsel with Innovative Perspective
October 15, 2021

Jane Elise Bates has joined the Halifax office of Cox & Palmer in a hybrid position of Corporate Lawyer and Practice Innovation Leader. Prior to joining Cox & Palmer, Jane held the position of Executive Director of the Canadian Bar Association – Nova Scotia Branch, managing operations for the association representing 1,400+ lawyers, judges, legal […]

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Our Halifax Office Is Moving – November 2021
October 14, 2021

The Halifax office of Cox & Palmer will be relocating to Nova Centre this November. Located in the heart of downtown, Nova Centre is an impressive building designed with a focus on optimizing access to natural light and integrating innovative, sustainable solutions into the workplace.  We look forward to welcoming our clients into this new […]

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Cox & Palmer Invests Further in Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
October 6, 2021

Cox & Palmer is pleased to announce our Employer Partnership with the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI). CCDI is a social organization, whose mission is to help those they work with be inclusive, free of prejudice and discrimination; and to generate awareness, dialogue and action for people to recognize diversity as an asset […]

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Smart Growth of a Powerful Team: Cox & Palmer Introduces Seven New Associates
October 1, 2021

Our Halifax office welcomes a team of talented lawyers who embrace our dedication to client service and are eager to build their practices. Ryan Chute, Dominique Perinchief, and Chelsea Barkhouse have joined our commercial litigation and insurance defence teams. Erin Mitchell has joined our employment & labour group, and is also practising in the area […]

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Fraudulent Calls Alert: We do not make unsolicited calls seeking personal, private or sensitive information
September 9, 2021

We have learned that certain Cox & Palmer phone extensions have been “spoofed” by persons seeking personal, private and sensitive information from members of the public.  Neither Cox & Palmer nor our phone service providers are able to prevent bad actors from disguising their phone numbers.  These calls do not originate from Cox & Palmer […]

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Cox & Palmer announces office closures in Recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
August 31, 2021

In alignment with our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, we will close our offices throughout the region to observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. This new federal statutory holiday stems from one of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action to commemorate the legacy of residential schools and […]

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Cox & Palmer’s List of the Best
August 26, 2021

We are pleased to announce that The Best LawyersTM in Canada 2022 listings for Cox & Palmer include 84 lawyers’ recognitions.  Initially published in 1983, Best Lawyers® is a guide to legal excellence, recognizing leading lawyers who have been selected through a peer-review process. The firm also has 16 “Lawyer of the Year” acknowledgements for 2022. This recognition, given […]

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Ashley Savinov Joins St. John’s Partnership
July 7, 2021

Cox & Palmer is proud to announce that Ashley Savinov (Wakeham) has joined the St. John’s partnership team. Ashley began her career at Cox & Palmer as a summer student and was called to the bar of Newfoundland and Labrador in 2014. Since that time, she has built a strong and successful employment and labour […]

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