About Leonard

Len is the former Chair of the Board of Directors at McInnes Cooper and a Partner in the firm’s Fredericton office. Len has spent 30 years as a practicing corporate and commercial lawyer. During this time, he has gained valuable experience acting for the public sector, major private sector developers and small business people throughout New Brunswick. He has been busy lately working on public private partnerships and the gas, electricity and renewable resource sectors. Len regularly appears before the New Brunswick Energy and Utilities Board.

Len is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Law Society of New Brunswick and the Fredericton Law Society.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Named Best Lawyers Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Fredericton for 2018 and 2014
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers® Canada for his practice in Corporate Governance, Energy Law (since 2014), Corporate Law, Natural Resources Law, and Energy Regulatory Law (since 2008)
  • Repeatedly Recommended by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Corporate Commercial Law, Energy (Oil & Gas) Law and Mergers & Acquisitions, most recently in 2023


  • LL.B., University of New Brunswick (1982)
  • B.B.A., University of New Brunswick (1980)

Bar Admissions

  • New Brunswick (1983)


  • English