ProvinceNew Queen’s Counsel appointments
Congratulations to the following 14 lawyers on their new Queen's Counsel designations, announced January 30th by the Honourable Mark Furey, Minister of Justice and Attorney General:
The QC designation is awarded each year to members of the legal profession to recognize exceptional merit and outstanding contribution to the legal community.
An independent advisory committee makes Queen's Counsel recommendations to cabinet. In addition to merit and legal contributions, criteria include a minimum of 15 years as a member of the Bar of Nova Scotia, demonstrated professional integrity and good character.
The next deadline for applications or nominations will be in September 2019.