Gary A. Richard

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Experience & Background

Experience & Background

Practice Areas

Aboriginal Law

Administrative Law

Civil Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Employment Law

Municipal Law

Personal Injury

 

Background

Professional Qualifications & Education:

Nova Scotia Bar Admission 1989

Mount St. Vincent University (B.B.A., 1986)

Dalhousie University (LL.B., 1988)

 

Professional Associations & Membership in Community Organizations:

Member, Nova Scotia Barristers' Society

Member, Canadian Bar Association

Board member, Children's Aid Society

Big Brother Big Sisters

 

Experience

Administrative Law

Appeared before administrative boards and tribunals, including the UARB, LRB (Labour Standards), pension appeals

 

Civil Litigation

Appeared in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal on numerous occasions on civil litigation matters, such as commercial disputes, property disputes

 

Commercial Litigation

Argued before all levels of Courts in various commercial disputes

Employment and Labour Relations

Drafted harassment policies for employers

Advised employers and employees on personnel/harassment policy matters

Represented employers and employees in dismissal/disciplinary matters

 

Municipal Law

Represented Municipalities and private individuals in zoning, land use, planning and related matters

Deputy Solicitor for the Town of Truro

 

Personal Injury

Attended trials and mediation to achieve results for clients

Represented clients in resolving motor vehicle accident claims

Represented clients in resolving Medical Malpractice claims

Represented clients in occupier liability cases

Obtained settlements through negotiation

 

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Onda, Jennifer - Legal Assistant (jonda@burchellmacdougall.com)

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