John Alexander “Sandy” Jenkins
Legal Assistant

Sandy is an associate in the Halifax office of Cox & Palmer.  Originally from Lunenburg, Sandy obtained a combination law degree and Masters of Business Administration at the University of New Brunswick after completing his undergrad in Finance from Saint Mary’s University.  Called to the Nova Scotia Bar in June 2018, Sandy then joined the firm’s employment & labour practice.

Sandy provides legal advice on employment and labour law issues, drafts policies and employment contracts and conducts legal research to help find the right solution for his clients’ needs.


Bar Admission

  • Nova Scotia, 2018

Law School

  • University of New Brunswick


  • Saint Mary’s University, Sobey’s School of Business (Bachelor of Commerce, Finance) 2011
  • University of New Brunswick (Juris Doctor and Masters of Business Administration) 2017

Community & Volunteer Activities

Member, Board of Directors, Lacrosse Nova Scotia (2020 – )

Law Society Memberships

  • Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Canadian Bar Association


  • English