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Ian Dunbar

Ian Dunbar


Tel: 902.444.8421
Fax: 902.425.6350



Ian focuses on insurance defence, commercial and construction law. He has successfully appeared before all levels of courts in Nova Scotia. Ian has written on a variety of litigation topics, including summary judgment and the minor injury legislative “cap”.


He is the past chair of the CBANS Municipal Law Section and a current director of the Parkinson Society Maritime Region. He also lectures on Civil Trial Practice at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University.


  • LL.B., University of New Brunswick (2006)
  • B.Sc. (Hons.), Acadia University (2003)
Legal Update: Like It Or Not – NS Courts Decide On Production of Electronic Information
February  7, 2014

<p align="left">On January 28, 2014 the NS Court of Appeal and Supreme Court each released separate but complementary decisions dealing with the production of “electronic information” – including Facebook content – in a personal injury claim. Together, they offer a helpful framework when seeking production of electronic information: </p> <p align="left"> </p> <ul> <li><b>Electronic Information Production Framework.</b>

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Legal Update: Recent NS Supreme Court Decision – It’s (Almost) All About The Experts
December 19, 2013

<p align="left">A recent NS Supreme Court ruling on four pre-trial motions in the context of a personal injury claim offers litigants practical guidance on using expert evidence – and the minor cap decision – at trial:</p> <p align="left"> </p> <ul> <li><b>You Can Examine Your Own Expert.  </b>For the first time, the Court confirmed that if opposing

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