News & Events

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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Cox & Palmer’s Charlottetown office welcomes new Associates, Maggie Hughes and Frank Follwell
June 30, 2021

Cox & Palmer’s Charlottetown office is pleased to welcome new associates, Maggie Hughes and Frank Follwell, after they were called to the Prince Edward Island Bar earlier this month. Prior to receiving a Juris Doctor from the University of New Brunswick in 2020, Maggie obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) at Memorial University of Newfoundland […]

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Halifax Office Welcomes New Associate, Kalyn Hunley
June 25, 2021

We are pleased to welcome Kalyn Hunley to our Halifax office.  Kalyn joins us as an associate in our Insurance group where she will work with insurers, brokers, adjusters and self-insuring organizations. In addition to her insurance practice, Kalyn will also be assisting clients who are dealing with family law matters related to relationships, children, […]

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National Indigenous Peoples Day
June 21, 2021

Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day.  It is a day for the celebration of the contributions of Indigenous People.   While we celebrate this year, we are of course reminded of the truths that must be confronted.  The re-discovery of the mass burial site in Kamloops, BC, leaves all of us deeply troubled.  On this day […]

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Welcome 2021 Students and Articled Clerks
May 26, 2021

Cox & Palmer has welcomed 49 Summer Students and Articled Clerks across the region.  Each student brings enthusiasm, diverse experiences and a fresh perspective to the practice of law. Our Summer Students and Articled Clerks have studied at law schools from across the country including the Schulich School of Law, University of New Brunswick, Université […]

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Celebrating Queen’s Counsel Designations in the Halifax Office
May 26, 2021

Suzanne Rix and Michelle Kelly, Partners in the Halifax office,  have received their Queen’s Counsel designations. Awarded each year to a select group of lawyers for their outstanding service, dedication and commitment to the legal profession, this designation recognizes our colleagues’ professional integrity, hard work and the high regard in which they are held by […]

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Standing in Solidarity
May 25, 2021

Today marks the anniversary of the death of George Floyd. In reflecting on Mr. Floyd’s life and legacy, we continue our efforts to listen and learn, and to strive for a more equitable, diverse and inclusive law firm.  And on this anniversary, we renew our commitment to stand in solidarity with those who experience or […]

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Cox & Palmer ‘Starts Up’ with Rally
May 19, 2021

ST. JOHN’S – On the heels of its recent sponsorship of Genesis, Cox & Palmer’s St. John’s office announced today that it has signed an agreement with the innovative legaltech startup, Rally. Rally helps law firms work more efficiently by streamlining client intake, automating document drafting, and enabling secure online collaboration with clients. Cox & […]

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Nova Scotia Announces Up to 4 Paid Sick Days for Workers
May 12, 2021

Today, Nova Scotia announced that workers may qualify for up to 4 paid sick days when they miss time between May 10, 2021 and July 31, 2021, while awaiting a COVID-19 test appointment, getting tested, self-isolating while awaiting test results or going to a vaccination appointment. This program only applies to workers who cannot work […]

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