Jeff is an associate in our Fredericton office with a commercial practice focusing on real property, business, and energy and natural resources law. Jeff regularly advises large industry clients in the renewable energy and oil and gas sectors on a range of matters, with particular focus on aboriginal consultation and engagement, secured lending, and drafting, negotiating, and reviewing lease and license agreements with both the Crown and private landowners. Jeff also has considerable experience in completing commercial transactions and drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial agreements as well as advising clients on estate and succession planning.
Originally from Prince Edward Island, Jeff has a broad educational foundation; he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of New Brunswick and afterward, earned a Master’s degree completing a thesis in applied ethics. He has a Bachelor of Laws with distinction from the University of New Brunswick and was a Lord Beaverbrook Scholar in Law. While in law school, Jeff participated in both the Laskin and Harrison Shield Moot Courtcompetitions, was a member of the debate club, and was a judicial intern with the Honourable Mr. Justice Bradley V. Green of the New Brunswick Court of Appeal.
In his spare time, Jeff is an avid cyclist and also stays active chasing after his young daughter. In addition to membership in the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of New Brunswick, and the York-Sunbury Law Society, Jeff is on the Board of Trustees of the Nature Trust of New Brunswick.
LL.B., University of New Brunswick (2010)
M.Sc., University of New Brunswick (2004)
B.Sc., University of New Brunswick (2002)