News & Events

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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Message of Solidarity
June 5, 2020

George Floyd of Minneapolis was killed on May 25, 2020. His death, along with other recent and obvious racially motivated crimes, has shone a very bright light on racial injustice and inequality and has sparked protests throughout the US, Canada and around the world. As a firm, we typically avoid commenting on public events. These […]

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The Lawyers of Macnutt & Dumont Join Cox & Palmer
May 11, 2020

The lawyers of a local Charlottetown law firm have joined the Charlottetown office of Cox & Palmer. Macnutt & Dumont, a firm founded in 1982 by its current partners, James W. Macnutt, Q.C. and Daphne E. Dumont, Q.C., provides services to clients in the areas of real estate transactions, family law, employment law, general litigation, […]

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Client Care and Continued Service at Cox & Palmer – Update May 8, 2020
May 8, 2020

Cox & Palmer has continued to serve its clients’ needs throughout the pandemic. As provincial governments and health authorities across the region introduce re-opening plans, we will take our lead from them and adjust our operations accordingly. We will proceed with diligence and care – you can have confidence that we will take all necessary […]

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Gavin MacDonald Appointed as Chair of Board for Halifax Chamber of Commerce
April 23, 2020

Congratulations to Gavin MacDonald, Partner in the Halifax office, on his appointment as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Halifax Chamber of Commerce.  The formal appointment took place at the Chamber’s annual general meeting held virtually on April 23, 2020. Gavin has been involved with the Chamber for many years, chairing the Provincial […]

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