News & Events

Cox & Palmer voted Best Law Firm in Atlantic Canada
January 13, 2021

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Cox & Palmer has been voted Best Law Firm in Atlantic Canada by Atlantic Business Magazine’s Best of Atlantic Readers’ Choice Awards. This accolade comes to us after the publication’s first annual Readers’ Choice survey, in which readers were polled across 21 different business-to-business categories that took […]

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Cox & Palmer Announces Five New Partners
January 11, 2021

It is with great pleasure that we announce five new partners of Cox & Palmer: Simon-Pierre Godbout (Moncton), James Green (Halifax), Jonathan Hooper, TEP (Halifax), Adam King (Fredericton), and Andrea Pierce (Halifax). “Becoming a partner is a significant milestone in a lawyer’s career. Each have demonstrated commitment and hard work to clients, colleagues and the […]

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Hadiya Roderique to Share Experiences with Law Students
November 16, 2020

Cox & Palmer invites all law students to join our online discussion with award-winning writer and acclaimed speaker, Hadiya Roderique on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Click to view invitation. Dr. Hadiya Roderique is a former Bay Street employment and human rights lawyer. She is most well known for her viral piece “Black on Bay Street”, […]

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Smart Growth of a Powerful Team: Cox & Palmer Introduces Six New Associates
November 13, 2020

Cox & Palmer is pleased to welcome six new associates to the Halifax office. Kelcie N. White earned her JD from the University of New Brunswick in 2018, graduating with the highest level of distinction. Prior to joining our Halifax office as an associate, Kelcie completed her articles with the firm in 2019. Kelcie is […]

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Cox & Palmer Wins Atlantic Canada Law Firm of the Year
October 7, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Cox & Palmer has won Atlantic Canada Law Firm of the Year at the inaugural Canadian Law Awards in Toronto. The accolade comes to our firm after many initiatives and achievements in 2019, including a number of notable decisions, their recognition as the top insurance law firm in Canada, […]

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Michelle Kelly Recognized for Commitment to Mentorship
October 2, 2020

Congratulations to Michelle Kelly, recipient of the 2020 Atlantic Excellence in Mentoring Award. The award was presented at the Advocates Society’s Atlantic Symposium on October 2 in Halifax, NS. The Atlantic Excellence in Mentoring Award honours advocates who have shown outstanding commitment to and excellence in mentoring other lawyers in Atlantic Canada. Michelle is an […]

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Cox & Palmer’s List of the Best
August 27, 2020

We are pleased to announce that The Best LawyersTM in Canada 2021 listings for Cox & Palmer include 77 lawyers and 9 “Lawyer of the Year” 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. “It is an honour to see that 77 […]

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Brian Downie, QC, Named Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
August 7, 2020

Halifax lawyer, Brian Downie, QC, has been named as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Brian is a partner in the Halifax office of Cox & Palmer. He was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1982 after completing his education at Saint Mary’s University (BA, 1978) and Dalhousie Law School (LLB, 1982).  Brian’s […]

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Client Care and Continued Service at Cox & Palmer – Update June 25, 2020
June 25, 2020

Cox & Palmer has continued to serve its clients’ needs throughout the pandemic. As provincial governments and health authorities across the region have advanced re-opening plans, we have followed suit with diligence and care. Cox & Palmer offices are all open to the public; however, clients are not required to attend the office to conduct […]

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