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Andrew Sowerby
Partner
Legal Assistant
BIO

Andrew obtained his law degree from Dalhousie Law School and he was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2009 after articling with Cox & Palmer. Andrew has a diverse litigation practice including insurance defence and coverage disputes, medical defence and commercial litigation.

Experience

  • acts as counsel to the Canadian Medical Protective Association and its member physicians.
  • appeared before all levels of court in Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board.
  • appeared before the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada, successfully appealing Transport Canada’s refusal to issue a seafarer’s marine medical certificate.
  • acted as co-counsel to Retired Justice David Gruchy in the Knowledge House Inc. proceeding before the Nova Scotia Securities Commission.
  • acts for and against contractors in lien claims and has experience in other areas of real estate litigation, including defective construction and right-of-way disputes.
  • assists clients in enforcing Nova Scotian, Canadian and international judgments in Nova Scotia.
BACKGROUND

Bar Admission

  • Nova Scotia (2009)

Law School

  • Dalhousie University

Education

  • University of Kings College (B.A. Hons. 2003)
  • Dalhousie Law School (LL.B. 2008)

Community & Volunteer Activities

  • Board Member, Nocturne Art at Night
  • Former Board member, Khyber Arts Society
  • Committee Member, CBA Law Day

Law Society Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Nova Scotia Barristers' Society