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Geoffrey Breen
Associate
Legal Assistant
BIO

Geoff works with businesses to solve their employment & labour problems and commercial disputes. Whether it be detecting compliance gaps, managing complex human resources issues, navigating transactions and reorganizations, or leading litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings, Geoff helps businesses find the right track from start to the finish.

Geoff graduated from Dalhousie Schulich School of Law in 2010 and was called to the bar in Ontario in 2011 where he practiced employment & labour law and commercial litigation at a full service Toronto firm until joining Cox & Palmer in 2016. He has appeared before various courts and tribunals throughout Nova Scotia and Ontario, and has successfully completed both the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop and Certificate in Mining Law through Osgoode Hall Law School.

BACKGROUND

Bar Admission

  • Ontario (2011)
  • Nova Scotia (2016)

Law School

  • Dalhousie University

Education

  • Dalhousie University (J.D., 2010)
  • Concordia University (Grad. Dip., Biotechnology & Genomics, 2007)
  • St. Francis Xavier University (B.Sc., Biology, 2006)

Law Society Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association