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About Alex

Alex’s practice encompasses labour and employment law and general litigation. He has appeared on behalf of clients before all levels of Court in Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Labour Board, and in arbitrations and mediations. Alex has experience preparing submissions for the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Relations Board, the Nova Scotia Labour Board, and all levels of Court in Nova Scotia.

Alex has degrees in both common law and Quebec civil law. During his law school studies, Alex won the Guy-Guérin Cup, a Quebec bilingual mock jury trial competition, where he was recognized by the panel of judges for presenting the competition’s best closing argument. Alex then placed second nationally at the Sopinka Cup trial advocacy competition.

While studying, Alex served as a senior editor of the McGill Journal of Law and Health, and as the Director of the legal clinic Innocence McGill, where he worked on criminal appeals. He was a student advocate, representing students before academic and disciplinary boards, and helped students and community members with legal issues as a volunteer at the Legal Information Clinic at McGill.

Alex’s academic achievements include receiving the President’s Scholarship during each semester of his undergraduate studies at St. Francis Xavier University, and receiving the Dr. John B. Stewart Award for achieving the highest average in his undergraduate program.

Alex is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society. In his spare time, and when not travelling, Alex can be found at the Wanderers Grounds cheering on HFX Wanderers FC or otherwise playing or watching soccer or football.

Education

  • LL.B., McGill University (2018)
  • B.C.L., McGill University (2018)
  • B.A. (First Class Hons. Political Science & English), St. Francis Xavier University (2014)

Bar Admissions

  • Nova Scotia (2019)

Languages

  • English