About Terry

A native of Saint John, New Brunswick, Terry holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Economics) from Carleton University and his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of New Brunswick. He was called to the New Brunswick Bar in 1978 and received his Queen’s Counsel designation in December, 2000.

Terry practices business law, representing local, provincial, national and international clients in New Brunswick which includes, financings, mergers and acquisitions, private equity financing, start-ups, reorganizations, agency matters, commercial real estate development and financing, licensing, regulatory matters, public funding program applications, governance advice to owners and management, succession planning, general legal advice to SME owners, management and their families (including real estate, wills, probate and estate matters).

Terry is a member of the Saint John Law Society, the New Brunswick Law Society and the Canadian Bar Association. He has served the legal profession as a panel member on Environmental Permitting – Aquaculture for the N.B. Law Society Continuing Legal Education program and as editor of the New Brunswick Law Digest for Martindale-Hubbell.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Repeatedly Recommended by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Banking & Financial Institutions and Corporate Commercial Law (most recently in 2024)
  • Included in Best Lawyers in Canada for his practice in Banking and Finance Law (since 2013) and Corporate Law (since 2012)
  • Named Best Lawyers Saint John Banking and Finance "Lawyer of the Year" for 2014 and 2022

Appointments & Community Involvement

  • Director and Past President of the Fernhill Cemetery Company
  • Director & Vice President of the Turnbull Nursing Home Inc
  • Director, Union Club (Saint John)
  • Director, Destination Marketing Organization (Saint John Tourism)
  • Past Director of the Opimian Society
  • Past Director of the Union Club (Saint John)
  • Counsel, Aquaculture Association of Canada
  • Counsel, VON (Saint John) Inc.
  • Counsel, Southern New Brunswick Gateway Council
  • Counsel, New Brunswick Salmon Growers Association
  • Counsel, Saint John Condominium Association # 10 (Robertson’s Wharf)
  • Member, Saint John Executive Association Inc.
  • Member, Saint John Board of Trade
  • Member, State Capital Group – (International Association of Independent Law Firms)
  • Past Member, Planning Advisory Committee (Saint John)


  • LL.B., University of New Brunswick ()
  • B.A. (Economics), Carleton University ()

Bar Admissions

  • New Brunswick (1978)


  • English