About Susan

Susan is a corporate and tax lawyer, and her practice focuses on simple to complex corporate transactions, tax-efficient corporate reorganizations, tax business planning strategies, and a wide range of tax and estates and trusts-related matters.

Before pursuing a legal career, Susan worked in the banking and financial services industry for over ten years. She brings a practical, comprehensive, and diverse business perspective to her practice and clients and enjoys solving complex problems. Susan has presented at the Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF) Atlantic Tax Conference and is a regular contributor to Taxnet Pro™ Tax Hyperion Expert Insight from McInnes Cooper. She completed the Chartered Professional Accountants (“CPA”) In-Depth Tax Course in 2022, and the CPA In-Depth Corporate Reorganization Course in 2023.

Susan represented Nova Scotia on the National Board of Directors for the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), and now serves on the CBA National Policy Committee. She also served as Chair of the Audit Committee of the Smythe Street Cathedral Inc.’s Board of Trustees, is a current member of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL), the Law Society of New Brunswick, and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society. Susan has moderated several panel discussions including panel discussions at the 2019 CABL Conference and the 2019 CBA Women’s Professional Leadership Conference.

Susan is a passionate Formula 1 enthusiast who follows the sport with great excitement and dedication. For Susan, Formula 1 is not just a sport, but a thrilling and captivating world that she eagerly immerses herself in. She loves the high-speed action, the technical prowess of the teams and drivers, and of course, the adrenaline rush that comes with each Formula 1 race. When she is not in the office, you will find her attending or watching a Formula 1 race, honing her painting skills, on a flight to an exciting new (sometimes-old) destination, or busy exploring her newfound interest in plants and indoor gardening.

Appointments & Community Involvement

  • Chair of the Audit Committee of the Smythe Street Cathedral Inc.’s Board of Trustees 2018-2022


  • In-Depth Corporate Reorganization Course, Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (2023)
  • In-Depth Tax Course, Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (2022)
  • Articles of Clerkship, New Brunswick Court of Appeal (2018)
  • J.D., University of New Brunswick (2017)
  • LL.B., University of the West Indies (2015)
  • M.B.A., University of New Orleans (2011)
  • B.Sc. (Professional Management), Nova Southeastern University (2008)

Bar Admissions

  • New Brunswick (2018)
  • Nova Scotia (2019)


  • English