Courtney practices in the areas of construction, litigation with an emphasis on construction and business disputes, municipal, and sport law.
Courtney has represented clients before all levels of Court in Nova Scotia, as well as various administrative bodies and in collective bargaining.
In the areas of construction law, Courtney’s work with clients includes contract negotiation and dispute resolution, tender/RFP/RFQ preparation, claims analysis, and liens negotiations. She draws on her experience before law, where she had a career as a contracts administrator for an EPC services company in the oil & gas sector.
Her litigation work is focused on commercial matters, business disputes, and related issues.
Courtney’s work in sport law addresses the administrative and regulatory questions faced by teams, organizations, and athletes. This includes advising clients on eligibility, discipline, and doping control matters, as well as governance issues for sports organizations. She understands the unique needs of post-secondary institutions, having been a varsity athlete during her undergraduate and law degrees.
On A Personal Note
Courtney is a member of the Canadian Progress Club – Halifax Citadel and Vice-Chair of the CBA Nova Scotia Young Lawyers’ section. She volunteers at the Halifax Law Courts Free Legal Clinic. Outside the office, Courtney runs with the Halifax Road Hammers and enjoys cycling and sailing.
- Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
- Canadian Bar Association
- The Advocates’ Society
- Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Co-operative), Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2010
- Juris Doctor, University of New Brunswick, 2015