Nancy Murray, QC, retires

After 36 years in practice at the Nova Scotia Bar our friend and respected colleague, Nancy Murray, has retired. Nancy was called to the Bar in 1983. She began her career with the local firm Stewart McKelvey where she remained for more than 30 years before joining C3 Legal. In 2002, she was appointed Queen’s Counsel. Nancy Murray was among the first to support C3 Legal’s innovative new firm model. Our firm has benefitted significantly from her legal acumen, practical advice, wisdom, collegial...
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Case Commentary: Flowers v Allterrain Contracting Inc., 2017 NSSC 194

The recent case of Flowers v Allterrain Contracting Inc., 2017 NSSC 194, confirmed that the standard for snow removal and maintenance is reasonableness, not perfection. The standard of reasonableness is measured against the evidence that the Defendant introduces as to what snow removal and maintenance practices are in place. Snow removal practices do not have to be ideal to be reasonable. On February 17, 2010, the Plaintiff slipped and fell on ice when exiting a Wal-Mart store in Halifax. She...
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