Cox & Palmer Welcomes International Counsel

September 26, 2014

Carol Patterson has joined the Halifax office of Cox & Palmer as Counsel. Carol developed an international practice in corporate M&A, mining and cross-border expansion into Russia during her 20 years experience in the Moscow office of a major global firm.

“We are delighted to welcome Carol to our firm. Her global experience and insights will be a valuable addition for our clients,” says Kevin Latimer, managing partner of Cox & Palmer’s Halifax office. “In her new role as Counsel, Carol’s cross-border advice will be a tremendous asset for both our lawyers and clients, and will further enhance our areas of expertise and client-service.”

Patterson has had an extensive legal career. A graduate of Dalhousie Law School, Carol was called to the bars of 3 provinces and built a successful insolvency practice in Toronto.  She then joined a large global firm in to participate in the development of its Moscow office.  Throughout her 20 years with the firm she rose to the position of managing partner and assisted in the growth of the original Moscow office to five offices throughout Russia and former Soviet republics. 

“Joining Cox & Palmer is a natural step for me on returning to live in my native Nova Scotia,” says Patterson. “They are a long-established firm with a reputation for providing outstanding legal service.  I look forward to becoming part of the team, mentoring and making a positive contribution to the firm, its clients and the region.”