Our Lawyers

John G. Khattar, Q.C.

John G. Khattar, Q.C.

John Khattar is a graduate of McGill University and Dalhousie Law School.  John's career has spanned almost 40 years of practice in the local community.  His primary areas of pratice are property law, elder law, wills and estate planning, probate, commercial and corporate law, and health law.  He provides legal services to individuals as well corporate and not-for-profit sectors...  More

Gail Rudderham Chernin, Q.C.

Gail Rudderham Chernin, Q.C.

For more than 30 years, Gail has worked with clients on a host of legal issues with an emphasis on claims against insurance companies.  Gail’s clients are predominantly injured victims.  Her areas of practice include insurance, litigation, personal injury, product liability, professional liability, alternate dispute resolution.  Gail has, also, acted as a Mediator to assist in...  More

James R. Gogan

James R. Gogan

Jim represents various private and public corporations on matters of reorganization, acquisition, merger, amalgamation, financing and general tax related matters.  He also serves as external general counsel for many corporate clients.. Jim has developed a specialized practice in the area of energy law through his continuing representation of clients involved in Nova Scotia offshore exploratio...  More

Dwight J.W. Rudderham, Q.C.

Dwight J.W. Rudderham, Q.C.

Dwight’s law practice is focused in corporate and commercial law.  He serves small and medium sized businesses, providing services in all aspects of corporate and commercial law including incorporation, leasing, acquisitions, reorganization and financing services. Dwight also maintains a real property practice serving both residential and commercial clients in land registry migrations,...  More

Tony W. Mozvik, Q.C.

Tony W. Mozvik, Q.C.

Tony predominantly practices in the area of administrative law, labour relations, criminal and civil litigation. He has served as Vice Chair of the Nova Scotia Labour Board since 1998. He has provided legal advice and support to a number of First Nations communities, school boards, as well as numerous community organizations throughout Cape Breton. Tony has established an in-depth knowledge of adm...  More

Joseph R. Wall

Joseph R. Wall

Joe practices primarily in the areas of insurance defence litigation and other civil litigation matters. He has represented numerous insurance companies, government entities, large corporations and other clients in the areas of motor vehicle, commercial and fire insurance defence as well as defence of negligence allegations.  He also represents individuals in personal injury litigation. A pas...  More

Carolyn Anne MacAulay

Carolyn Anne MacAulay

Carolyn has established a wide-ranging family law practice which includes matters involving divorce, custody, access, child support, separation and cohabitation agreements as well as Child Protection matters. She regularly appears before the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division). Carolyn has practical experience before the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in civil and criminal litigation...  More

D. Greg Rushton

D. Greg Rushton

Greg is one of our corporate lawyers with additional expertise in real property law and estate planning. Greg advises clients on a variety of business matters including corporate governance, implementing tax efficient business structures and tax driven reorganisations, mergers & acquisitions as well as debt/equity financing and security placement.  He regularly works with professionals, p...  More

Christine E. Murray

Christine E. Murray

Christine Murray is a native of Coxheath, Nova Scotia.  She began articling with The Breton Law Group in 2014 and became an Associate in 2015.  Christine's law practice is focused on corporate & commercial law, as well as wills and estate planning. Christine has experience representing clients in the Small Claims Court of Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Provincial Court and the Supr...  More