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Former N.S. Premier Stephen McNeil takes on new job with law firm

Former Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil, pictured here at a COVID-19 briefing in January 2021, has joined law firm Cox & Palmer. Communications Nova Scotia

Former Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil has a new role with an Atlantic Canadian law firm.

Cox & Palmer has named McNeil as their strategic business advisor in the firm’s Halifax office.

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McNeil resigned this past spring, after 18 years in the Nova Scotia Legislature, representing Annapolis. He was first sworn in as premier in 2013.

According to Cox & Palmer, McNeil’s role will have him “provide strategic guidance for the firm and its clients.”

“Stephen McNeil’s global contacts and his experience will be of great value to our teams at Cox & Palmer,” said Dan Ingersoll, a managing partner with the firm.

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“Stephen’s national and international insights and experiences will help our clients and our lawyers, recognize and participate in new opportunities. We’re delighted to embark on this new relationship.”

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