News & Events

Cox & Palmer Welcomes New Associates
April 16, 2021

Cox & Palmer is pleased to introduce our newest legal talent. Atanu Haldar is pursuing a corporate practice with a specific interest in the areas of commercial litigation, commercial law, and corporate law. Atanu earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of New Brunswick in 2020 after completing a B.Sc. (Hons.) in biology and […]

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Gender Pay Equity in the Legal Profession
April 1, 2021

A recent series of articles in the Globe and Mail has brought the issue of gender pay equity in Canadian private practice law firms to the forefront. We appreciate their efforts to bring public focus to this issue. Cox & Palmer is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion; this must include pay equity. In recent […]

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Robin Aitken Finalist for Female Trailblazer Canadian Law Award
March 31, 2021

Cox & Palmer is pleased to announce that Robin Aitken, TEP, Managing Partner in our Prince Edward Island offices, has been named a finalist/Excellence awardee for the Canadian Law Awards’ Female Trailblazer category. Taking place on May 20th, 2021, the Canadian Law Awards will recognize all Excellence awardees, and select one as the Gold award […]

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Cox & Palmer Partners With Genesis
March 31, 2021

March 31st, 2021, St. John’s NL: Genesis, Newfoundland and Labrador’s pre-eminent innovation hub, is unveiling another industry-based partnership to complement its existing portfolio of professional service partners. Genesis’ latest partnership is with Cox & Palmer, a full-service, top ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm. Cox & Palmer has a proven commitment to supporting start-ups and small […]

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Cox & Palmer Welcomes New Partner, Laura Brocklehurst
March 25, 2021

Cox & Palmer is proud to announce that Laura Brocklehurst has joined the St. John’s partnership. Laura is a civil litigator with over 12 years’ experience in personal injury and defence law. Since joining the firm in 2018, Laura has demonstrated exceptional client service and mentorship for our insurance litigation team. As Cox & Palmer’s […]

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Raising Our Voices in Solidarity
March 23, 2021

The Parliament of Canada passed a resolution on March 22 condemning the rise in anti-Asian racism, racist attacks in North America, and to express its unanimous horror at the violent, racist and misogynistic attacks in Georgia last week. In 2020, Cox & Palmer made a renewed commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.  We reminded ourselves […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021
March 11, 2021

International Women’s Day is celebrated globally on March 8th each year in recognition of women around the world and their social, economic, cultural and political contributions to society. In celebration of International Women’s Day, women of Cox & Palmer came together to share words of wisdom and advice to their younger selves. The sharing of […]

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Cox & Palmer Welcomes Family Law Lawyer, Michelle Axworthy
March 8, 2021

Michelle Axworthy has joined the Halifax partnership of the law firm of Cox & Palmer. Michelle brings compassion, practicality and efficiency to her practice of family law. As a Partner in the Halifax office, she will work closely with her clients to assist in the negotiation and preparation of separation agreements, cohabitation and marriage contracts, […]

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Cox & Palmer’s St. John’s Office Closes to Public and Moves to Remote Operations
February 15, 2021

In response to the latest COVID-19 outbreak in Newfoundland, the St. John’s office of Cox & Palmer has closed to the public and has moved to remote operations. Our remote operations plan prioritizes the health and safety of our team and community, while providing uninterrupted service to our clients. We are well prepared to manage […]

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