Amy MacGregor

Amy MacGregor
Legal Assistant

Amy is a partner with Cox & Palmer’s Halifax office and practices in the areas of litigation, insurance defence 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 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. She is Chair of the National Insurance Law Sub-Section for the Canadian Bar Association.

Amy is also currently the chair of the Articling and Recruitment Committee for Cox & Palmer’s Halifax office, looking for great students to join the firm and guiding them successfully through the articling process.


  • Regularly represents insurance clients on a wide variety of issues.
  • 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
  • Appeared before all levels of court in Nova Scotia and before numerous administrative Boards and Tribunals in professional disciplinary matters.

Bar Admission

  • Nova Scotia (2005)

Law School

  • University of New Brunswick


  • St. Francis Xavier University (BA, 2001)
  • University of New Brunswick (LLB, 2004)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Chair, National Insurance Law Sub-Section, Canadian Bar Association (2018 -)
  • Treasurer, National Insurance Law Sub-Section, Canadian Bar Association (2016 – 2018)
  • Member, Professional Development Committee for the Nova Scotia Branch (2016 – 2017)
  • 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

Activities Within Firm

Chair, Halifax Articling and Recruitment Committee (2020 – )
Member, Halifax Diversity and Inclusion Committee (2020 – )


Community & Volunteer Activities

  • Board Member, Zatzman Sportsplex (2019-)
  • Member, Ruth Goldbloom Ladies Golf Classic for Kids Help Phone (2018 – 2019)

Law Society Memberships

  • Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Canadian Bar Association


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