Amy MacGregor
Legal Assistant

Amy is a partner with Cox & Palmer’s Halifax office and practices in the areas of litigation, insurance law and professional regulation.  She earned her law degree at the University of New Brunswick after completing a degree in political science at St. Francis Xavier University.

Amy’s practice focuses primarily on insurance defence and regulated professions. Amy regularly represents insurance clients on a wide variety of issues. She has extensive experience in automobile claims, including bodily injury and accident benefits claims pertaining to income replacement; professional liability and discipline; occupiers’ liability; product liability; and property damage claims. She has appeared before all levels of court in Nova Scotia and before numerous administrative Boards and Tribunals in professional disciplinary matters.

Amy is a frequent lecturer on civil litigation and insurance defence issues and also contributes to a series of Case Law Updates for the insurance industry. Amy is currently the Treasurer of the National Insurance Law Sub-Section for the Canadian Bar Association and is a member of the Professional Development Committee for the Nova Scotia Branch. She is the Past-Chair of the Nova Scotia Insurance Sub-Section for Canadian Bar Association.


Bar Admission

  • Nova Scotia (2005)

Law School

  • University of New Brunswick


  • St. Francis Xavier University (B.A. 2001)
  • University of New Brunswick (LL.B. 2004)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Treasurer, National Insurance Law Sub-Section, Canadian Bar Association, 2016 – present
  • Member, Professional Development Committee, Canadian Bar Association (Nova Scotia Branch), 2016 – present
  • Volunteer, Canadian Bar Association (Nova Scotia Branch) Law Day, 2016
  • Chair, Nova Scotia Insurance Sub-Section, Canadian Bar Association, 2014 – 2016
  • Judge, Jessup International Moot Court Competition, 2015
  • Vice-Chair, Nova Scotia Insurance Sub-Section, Canadian Bar Association, 2012 – 2014
  • Member, St.F.X. University Father Kehoe Dinner & Auction Committee, 2008 – 2011
  • Member, Canadian Defence Lawyers
  • Member, The Advocates’ Society

Law Society Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Nova Scotia Barristers' Society


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