Roy Stewart is an Indigenous lawyer from New Brunswick. Roy joined Burchells as an associate lawyer immediately after being called to the bar in Nova Scotia in June, 2017. He is also a member of the Law Society of New Brunswick and Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. Roy has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from St. Thomas University (2013) where he studied sociology and native studies. Roy obtained his law degree from the University of New Brunswick (2016), where he was a member of the Kawaskimhon Moot Team and a teaching assistant. He was an active member of his law school community as a volunteer with the Student Legal Information Centre and ProBono Students Canada.
Prior to joining Burchells, Roy worked with various Aboriginal organizations in a researcher capacity, which involved presenting at numerous academic conferences in the area of Aboriginal law, policy, and community development. Since joining the Burchells team, Roy has continued to be involved and assist with these issues.
In his spare time Roy enjoys travelling, working out, and reading.
Stewart, Roy (with Dr. Jula Hughes), “Urban Aboriginal People and the Honour of the Crown - A Discussion Paper”, (2015) 66 University of New Brunswick Law Journal 263–299.