Heather MacDonald

Whether providing legal services in a corporate commercial matter, a real estate matter or an estate planning matter, clients appreciate that Heather takes the time to understand their needs and concerns. She implements plans that help her clients achieve their goals in an efficient and effective manner, whether that goal is the purchase of a business, a corporate reorganization, financing of a business or estate and succession planning. Heather also regularly assists clients in the fishing industry with buying, selling, restructuring and financing of fishing enterprises.

Heather received her law degree in 2002 from UNB Law School and her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Memorial University in 1999. She has been a member of the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society and the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador since 2003.  She is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Canadian Tax Foundation and the Pictou County Barrister’s Society.

When not practicing law, Heather volunteers her time as a Board member of the Aberdeen Health Foundation Society.

Experience & Background

Experience & Background

Practice Areas

Corporate Commercial

Real Estate

Wills and Estates


Professional Qualifications & Education 

Bachelor of Arts Degree from Memorial University - 1999

Bachelor of Laws from University of New Brunswick Law School - 2002

Completion of CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course  - 2019


Professional Associations & Membership in Community Organizations 

Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society since 2003

Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador since 2003

Canadian Bar Association

Canadian Tax Foundation

Pictou County Barrister’s Society

Board of Directors, Aberdeen Health Foundation

Heather's Support Staff

MacKeil, Darla - Legal Assistant (dmackeil@burchellmacdougall.com)

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