About Robert

Bob Hickey is Counsel in our St. John’s office, with an extensive practice in the area of real estate law, title insurance and commercial transactions.

Bob is the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Iceland in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Bob serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the East Coast Trail Association, is a member of their Lands and Legal Committee, and is a past recipient of the Flamber Head Award from the East Coast Trail Association. He is also the President of the Alumni Association of Dalhousie Law School in Newfoundland and Labrador and is a Lecturer in the Wills and Estates section at the Bar Admission Course. Bob previously served on the Rules Committee of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal and Trial Division), is a former Chair of the Real Estate section of the Canadian Bar Association in Newfoundland and Labrador, and is a former director of both the HUB Physically Disabled Service Center and the Provincial UNICEF Committee.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers® Canada for his practice in Real Estate Law (since 2022)
  • Recommended by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Property Leasing (2019)

Appointments & Community Involvement

  • Board Director for the Colony of Avalon (2023-2024)
  • Member, Law Foundation Board of Governors (2024-2025)
  • President of the Alumni Association of Dalhousie Law School in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Former Board Member and volunteer of the East Coast Trail Association, 2014-2017

Education

  • B.Comm. (Hons.), Memorial University of Newfoundland (1985)
  • LL.B., Dalhousie University (1991)

Bar Admissions

  • Newfoundland & Labrador (1992)