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Wayne R.  Marryatt

Wayne R. Marryatt


Tel: 902.444.8484
Fax: 902.425.6350


Wayne is a Partner in our Halifax office with a focus in commercial law, particularly commercial financing and the purchase and sale of businesses and real property development. Wayne’s work on the purchase and sale of commercial real property includes shopping centres, hotels and apartment buildings and in landlord and tenant issues. Recently, he represented investors in connection with the purchase of an interest in Oak Island and the hunt for its treasure.


In his commercial finance practice, Wayne represents lenders in major commercial financing involving commercial mortgage backed securities and real estate investment trusts. He drafts commercial agreements and has handled the placement and enforcement of security for commercial lenders including debentures, mortgages and general security agreements. Wayne also offers advice to lenders and creditors regarding bankruptcy and insolvency matters. His clients include large financial institutions, small to medium sized businesses, property developers and landlords or tenants.


Wayne is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society. He is a member of Halifax Chamber of Commerce and sits on the Business Environment Committee. He is the Chair of the NS Opportunities for Prosperity Review Subcommittee.




  • LL.B., Dalhousie University (1981)
  • M.Sc., Dalhousie University (1978)
  • B.Comm., Dalhousie University (1975)


Bar Admissions

Nova Scotia (1982)



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