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  • Contact

    You may use the form below to send a secure message to Gary A. Richard.
  • o:
    Truro
  • e:
    grichard@burchellmacdougall.com
  • p:
    (902) 896-7564
Practice Areas
  • Aboriginal Law
  • Adminstrative 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