Peter T. Zed, KC

Peter T. Zed, KC
Legal Assistant

Peter T. Zed, KC, is a partner in the Saint John office of Cox & Palmer. He was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1981 and the New Brunswick Bar in 1982, and completed his education at Dalhousie University. Peter practiced with the former firm Barry Spalding joined Cox & Palmer in January 2013.

Peter has proven himself as a well-known lawyer locally, provincially and nationally.  While Peter practices in the areas of administrative law, utility regulation and commercial litigation, he is well recognized for his skills as an arbitrator and as an advocate in employment and business matters.  For over 25 years Peter has devoted time to many local organizations.


Peter has represented the Canadian Bar Association – New Brunswick Branch on national committees and currently represents the Law Society of New Brunswick on the Federation of Law Society Task Force on Multi-Disciplinary Practice.


King's Counsel

  • 1997

Bar Admission

  • Nova Scotia (1981)
  • New Brunswick (1982)

Law School

  • Dalhousie University


  • Dalhousie University (B.Sc.)
  • Dalhousie University (M.B.A.)
  • Dalhousie University (LL.B)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Member – Law Society of New Brunswick, Federation of Law Society Task Force on Multi-Disciplinary Practice
  • Member – CLE Foundation
  • Executive (Treasurer, Vice-President and President) – Law Society of New Brunswick

Community & Volunteer Activities

  • Saint John Development Corporation
  • Saint John Board of Trade
  • Family Services of Saint John
  • United Way
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
  • Romero House
  • The Saint John Business Anti-Poverty Initiative
  • Lancaster Minor Basketball Association

Law Society Memberships

  • Saint John Law Society
  • Law Society of New Brunswick
  • Canadian Bar Association


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