Halifax Appoints New Managing Partner

January 15, 2013

Cox & Palmer is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Latimer, QC as Managing Partner of the Halifax office effective January 1, 2013.

Kevin succeeds Daniel Gallivan, QC, who successfully led the Halifax office for the past nine years and will remain as Chief Executive Officer of the regional law firm and a Senior Partner in the Halifax office.

“I have worked with Kevin for many years. He knows the firm, its clients and business philosophy. Kevin has earned the respect of his colleagues as an excellent lawyer and for his contributions in both the firm and community. I look forward to his leadership as the new Managing Partner. In my role as Chief Executive Officer, I will continue to steward the regional firm while meeting the needs of our clients,” says Mr. Gallivan.

Kevin joined Cox & Palmer in 1985. He became a Partner in 1991. He received his Queen’s Counsel designation in 2004. In addition to his role as Managing Partner of the Halifax office, Kevin will continue serving clients in his practice, which focuses on municipal, regulatory, and employment law and a wide range of litigation matters.

Commenting on the appointment, Kevin says “I am truly honoured by the trust my partners have placed in me. We have highly talented individuals supporting the business at Cox & Palmer and I look forward to working with my colleagues to continue building the business in response to our client needs and market opportunities”.

The lawyers and staff of Cox & Palmer congratulate Kevin on his appointment and look forward to continued success under his leadership.

About Cox & Palmer
Cox & Palmer has been an integral part of Atlantic Canada’s business community for over a century. With almost 200 lawyers in offices throughout Atlantic Canada, Cox & Palmer is one of the largest full-service law firms in the region and provides advice in many sectors including, banking and financial services, construction, fisheries & marine, health, insurance, municipal, natural resources, telecommunications, and transportation.