Sarah is an Immigration and Labour & Employment lawyer. Sarah assists a wide range of clientele with Canadian immigration issues, from individuals seeking temporary resident visas, study permits, work permits and permanent residency to large corporations seeking labour market impact assessments and work permits to hire temporary foreign workers. With a background in corporate law, she understands the importance of efficient business travel across international borders.
Sarah practices Education Law and Labour & Employment law in all matters relating to human resources, hiring, discipline and termination. She has conducted a wide variety of workplace investigations in both the private and public sector. Her practice includes wrongful dismissal and other employment-related claims, human rights and workplace accommodations, workers’ compensation, and labour relations and arbitrations. She frequently presents at labour and employment conferences and education law seminars.
Sarah is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, the Canadian Association Counsel to Employers (CACE) and is the 2019/’20 Chair of the CBA-NS Citizenship and Immigration Section. She offers pro bono legal services to individuals through the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia and the Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and Development. Sarah is engaged in her community; she was a partner in implementing the Halifax chapter of the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program and is also a member of the Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic Region’s Advisory Council.
J.D., Dalhousie University (2012)
B.A., St. Francis Xavier University (2008)