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.  He has been designated by his peers as one of the "Best Lawyers in Canada" engaged in the practice of Aboriginal Law for 2019.

As a member of the bar in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador, he has appeared in Courts and tribunals in both of those provinces, including the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal and the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal.

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.  He also sits as a member of the Nova Scotia Assessment Appeals Tribunal.

An active member of the profession, Jason has served in various capacities with the Canadian Bar Association and currently is a member of the national Board of Directors of the CBA.  He also is a member of the Gender Equity Committee of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.