Sarah’s practice is focused in the areas of corporate and business law, corporate finance and securities, and corporate governance and compliance. Sarah’s experience also extends to Indigenous law matters, including corporate transactions in the Indigenous law context and Indigenous self-governance.
Enhancing her practice, Sarah is passionately engaged with feminist legal advocacy and mentorship in Nova Scotia. She serves as the Chair of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Halifax and as a volunteer mentor with the Dalhousie Feminist Legal Association (DFLA) Mentorship Program.
While in law school, Sarah was an executive committee member for DFLA and volunteered with the Dalhousie Student Advocacy Service. Her academic excellence and community leadership were recognized through various scholarships and awards, including the J. Gerald Godsoe Scholarship, the Dalhousie IMPACT Award, and the award for the best written argument at the Davies’ Corporate and Securities Law Moot. Sarah was also the recipient of the Penelope Tham Summer Business Internship, which supported her in completing an internship at Public Concern at Work in London, England.
Sarah is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society and the Canadian Bar Association. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys yoga, rock climbing, cycling, and checking out art galleries around the world when visiting friends and family.
“LEAF Halifax advocacy for access to medical abortion,” Canadian Bar Association’s Women’s Legal Forum Common Room (March, 2018)
J.D., Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University (2017)
B.A., University of King’s College (2014)