Sterling Edmonds


Sterling is an associate with a general corporate and commercial practice, spanning mergers and acquisitions, corporate financing and securities, and corporate governance matters. He assists startups and other emerging companies with incorporation and corporate structuring, venture capital financing and other general corporate commercial issues. Sterling also works with small- and medium-sized enterprises on financing transactions, share purchases, asset purchases and reorganizations.

Sterling takes time to connect with clients to truly understand their business. He thinks like an entrepreneur and provides practical legal advice to address their legal needs. Sterling helps entrepreneurs, business owners, and executives solve their problems so that his clients can realize their potential and achieve results.

While in law school, Sterling was an engaged member of the law school community, where he served on the school’s Academic Committee, the Bursary and Scholarship Committee, and as the Senior Editor of the Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies. He also received several scholarships and awards for academic excellence and community involvement.

Outside of the office, Sterling is an avid runner and cyclist. He is a long-time participant in the QE2 Ride for Cancer, personally raising thousands of dollars for cancer care in Nova Scotia. He enjoys playing golf, watching hockey and football, and (re)watching movies, especially those directed by Nolan, Scorsese, Fincher, and the Cohen brothers.


Bar Admission

Nova Scotia (2023)

Law School

  • Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law


  • Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University (JD, 2022)
  • School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University (MHA, 2018)
  • St. Francis Xavier University (Hon. BScHK, 2015)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Director, Solid Grounds Legal Clinic (2022 – 2023)
  • Former Executive Committee Member, HOPES Health Centre (2017 – 2018)
  • Former Vice President, Association of Health Administration Students (2017 – 2018)

Law Society Memberships

  • Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Canadian Bar Association