Raymond Glennie, QC is Counsel in our Saint John office.  He was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1974, and the New Brunswick Bar in 1975, after completing his education at Dalhousie University. Ray was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1995 and acts on behalf of both borrowers and lenders, including banks, trust companies and insurance companies, with respect to local, national, and international financing transactions. He represents commercial sellers and purchasers in negotiating and preparing agreements of purchase and sale, drafting conveyancing and financing documents, co-owner agreements, commercial leases, and all other relevant documentation.

Ray advises our clients on development planning, project management, and construction contracts. He guides commercial and residential property developers on general land use regulations, subdivision approvals, zoning requirements, municipal planning strategies and environmental issues, as well as negotiate and draft development agreements.


Queen's Counsel

  • 1995

Bar Admission

  • New Brunswick (1975)
  • Nova Scotia (1974)

Law School

  • Dalhousie University


  • St. Francis Xavier University (B.A. 1973)
  • Dalhousie University (LL.B. 1973)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Member – Law Society of New Brunswick, Property Law
  • Advisory Committee (1996 to Present)
  • Council – Law Society of New Brunswick (1983-1985 & 1988-1995)
  • President – Law Society of New Brunswick (1993-1994)
  • Vice-President – Law Society of New Brunswick (1992-1993)
  • Treasurer – Law Society of New Brunswick (1991-1992)
  • President – Saint John Law Society (1989-1991)
  • Vice-President – Saint John Law Society (1988-1989)
  • Council – Saint John Law Society (1986-1989)
  • Discipline Committee – Law Society of New Brunswick (1984 to 1988)
  • Real Property Standards Committee – Law Society of New Brunswick (1983-1986)

Activities Within Firm

  • Member – Banking and Financial Services Practice Group
  • Member – Corporate Finance Practice Group
  • Member – Real Property and Planning Practice Group
  • Former Managing Partner – (formerly) Patterson Palmer New Brunswick

Community & Volunteer Activities

  • Director – Saint John Legal Centre Inc. (1997 to Present)

Law Society Memberships

  • Saint John Law Society
  • Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Law Society of New Brunswick
  • Canadian Bar Association


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