Neil Pittman is Regional Lead Partner in our St. John’s office. Neil is a highly-skilled and experienced corporate and business lawyer. Neil provides effective and individually-tailored legal advice to help his banking and financial services clients meet their commercial goals.
Neil takes a client-focused, collaborative approach to the law. Having received the FCMA and FCPA designations, Neil counsels in the areas of financing, sales and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and taxation. He has represented clients during large asset and share purchase transactions and has been involved in significant financing projects involving real estate, the fishing industry, and aviation companies. Neil has an active practice in marine financing.
Neil is a former director and chairman of the board of the St. John’s International Airport Authority. Presently, he is director of the Association of Chartered Professional Accountants of Newfoundland and Labrador and of Cygnus Gymnastics, and is the past director of the Association of Chartered Management Accountants of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Neil has taught business law in the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He regularly provides seminars and information sessions to corporate and community organizations on corporate governance and business law. Neil has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada in 2015, 2016 and 2017 as a leader in Corporate Law.
B.Comm, Memorial University of Newfoundland (1993)
CMA, Society of Management Accountants of NL (1995)
LL.B., Dalhousie University (1999)
FCMA, Fellow of Certified Management Accountants of Canada (2013)
- Newfoundland & Labrador (2000)