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 of our lawyers, across many practice areas, have been named to the 2021 edition of The Best LawyersTM in Canada,” says CEO George Cooper, QC. “This achievement speaks to our peers’ confidence in the quality of our work.”

Notably, Cox & Palmer has 9 “Lawyer of the Year” acknowledgements for 2021. This recognition, given to lawyers who received the highest overall peer-feedback, is bestowed upon one lawyer from each practice area, in each geographic region.

Brian W. Downie QC – Medical Negligence (Halifax)

Bruce D. Hatfield QC – Corporate Law (Fredericton)

David T. Hashey QC – Corporate and Commercial Litigation (Fredericton)

George L. Cooper QC – Corporate and Commercial Litigation (Moncton)

Jim Musgrave QC – Corporate Governance Practice (Halifax)

Paul J. White – Real Estate Law (Fredericton)

Shawn M. Kavanagh – Banking and Finance Law (St. John’s)

Stephen J. May QC – Insurance Law (St. John’s)

Walter D. Vail QC – Banking and Finance Law (Fredericton)