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Cox & Palmer

Corporate/Commercial

2 ranked lawyersBand 1Atlantic CanadaCanada 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-established practice with a strong footprint across Atlantic Canada. Predominantly acting on behalf of clients in the energy, banking and telecommunications sectors, the team handles a wide array of corporate and commercial matters, including M&A, secured transactions, IPOs, joint ventures and corporate governance. Draws on the firm's full-service resources to advise on insolvency and restructuring, real estate and tax law. Also provides services in commercial dispute resolution, advising on breach of contract, product liability and shareholder disputes. Facilitates registrations and incorporations by providing enhanced direct access to Corporations Branches maintained by the governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Notable practitioners

David Reid frequently advises on corporate transactions by way of share and asset purchases, joint ventures and partnerships. He is active in the energy sector, negotiating service agreements for the Atlantic offshore industry and counselling on acquisitions of energy service firms.

Based in Saint John, Peter Forestell QC provides counsel to leading domestic and international clients on corporate reorganisations, share and asset transactions, and general corporate and commercial matters.

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Atlantic Canada

Corporate/Commercial


David Reid
Band 2
Peter R. Forestell QC
Band 1