About Jason

Jason is a partner with Burchells LLP practicing in its litigation, administrative law, and Aboriginal law groups. He currently chairs the firm’s Articling Committee.

Jason's practice focuses on civil litigation and administrative law. He has been involved in a wide range of litigation matters including commercial litigation disputes, professional liability claims and Aboriginal law litigation, and has appeared in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal, as well as superior courts throughout Atlantic Canada.

Jason’s administrative law practice includes judicial review, human rights, planning matters, and regulatory proceedings. He has appeared before various administrative tribunals including the National Energy Board, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board and provincial and federal human rights Tribunals.

In Halifax Jason currently sits as a member of the Nova Scotia Assessment Appeals Tribunal, and serves as Chair of the Heritage Advisory Committee for Halifax Regional Municipality.

An active member of the profession, Jason serves as Legislation and Law Reform Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Nova Scotia branch and on the National Executive of the CBA Aboriginal Law Section. He also is a member of the Gender Equity Committee of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.

Jason enjoys teaching civil procedure as a part-time instructor at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University.