Two prominent NS lawyers joining McInnes Cooper as partners
March 3, 2015
McInnes Cooper is pleased to announce that two reputable Nova Scotia lawyers are joining the firm as partners – Sarah Campbell and Brian Awad.
Sarah Campbell has been practicing with a prominent Truro law firm since 2001, which included her leadership of the firm’s corporate / commercial practice group. Over the course of her legal career, Sarah has established strong practices in tax and corporate law, primarily in the private client sector. Sarah is currently on the Board of Governors of the King’s-Edgehill School, a Director of the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (where she sits on the corporate and social responsibility committee), and a member of the Rotary Club of Truro. Sarah was recognized as a “Corporate Lawyer to Watch” by Lexpert in its 2014 Guide to the leading US/Canada cross-border corporate lawyers in Canada.
Brian Awad has been practicing with a prominent Halifax law firm since 2001, including serving on its executive committee. Brian previously worked in Toronto as a Crown prosecutor, and as enforcement counsel with the Investment Dealers Association of Canada. Brian has an established commercial litigation practice, including securities regulation matters and cases concerning financial services professionals. Brian is an active member of The Advocates’ Society and the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron. He is involved at the board level with Music Nova Scotia, the Halifax Pop Explosion, and the Halifax Jazz Festival. Brian is an avid musician, snowboarder and sailor.
“We are excited to welcome Sarah and Brian to our partnership,” said Ray Adlington, Managing Partner and CEO of McInnes Cooper. “Both are highly-regarded lawyers in their respective fields, and both ideally match our high level client service objectives.”
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