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About Sarah

Sarah is a partner in our Halifax office and has practiced business law since 2001. She routinely advises corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions, secured transactions, and a variety of commercial law issues. She acts for lenders and borrowers in financing transactions. Sarah’s practice also includes corporate law and corporate reorganizations. She is experienced with taxation matters related to her practice area.

Sarah’s industry experience is broad, including work in sleep health, automotive, fisheries, and liquor counsel. She works hard to understand her clients’ businesses and deliver strategic advice.

Sarah belongs to the Canadian Bar Association, Nova Scotia’s Barristers’ Society, and Canadian Tax Foundation. She currently serves as the director of the King’s-Edgehill School’s board of governors and is chair of its governance committee. Additionally, she was formerly a director of the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation. Sarah is past chair of the Canadian Bar Association (Nova Scotia) Business Law Section and its Legislation and Law Committee. She previously acted as a director with the Nova Scotia Agricultural College Transition Board. Sarah has taught part-time at Dalhousie University and remains an active participant in various corporate law and tax conferences across the Atlantic provinces.

Education

  • B.A. (Economics), University of Guelph (1995)
  • LL.B., Dalhousie University (2000)
  • In-depth Tax Course, Parts I, II, and III, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) ()

Bar Admissions

  • Nova Scotia (2001)
  • Prince Edward Island (2012)