Daniel W. Ingersoll, QC
Managing Partner
Legal Assistant

Dan is the Managing Partner of Cox & Palmer’s Halifax office. He graduated from Mount Allison University with a B.A. with Honours in 1986 and Osgoode Hall Law School in 1989. He was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1990. Dan’s practice concentrates mainly on employment, labour and administrative law.


He represents self-governing organizations, private corporations, and institutions. He provides advice with respect to collective agreement interpretation, employment contracts, employee terminations, labour standards, occupational health and safety, workers’ compensation, and human rights. Dan has extensive civil litigation experience and has been involved in hearings before specialized tribunals.


Queen's Counsel

  • 2010

Bar Admission

  • Nova Scotia (1990)

Law School

  • Osgoode Hall Law School


  • Mount Allison University (BA, with Honours 1986)
  • Osgoode Hall Law School (LLB, 1989)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • National Certified Investigator\Inspector Training (Council of Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation)

Activities Within Firm

  • Halifax Regulated Professions Group – Co-chair

Lectures & Presentations

Dan is a frequent lecturer on employment and labour topics.  He has also presented papers for the Canadian Bar Association, Risk Management Counsel, and other organizations.

Law Society Memberships

  • Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Canadian Bar Association


  • English