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L. Paul Elliott – Partner



A graduate of the University of New Brunswick Law School and having resided in Fredericton most of his life, Paul brings a wealth of business experience to his practice and his clients.

Paul’s corporate commercial/business law experience includes: professional incorporations and corporate structuring, the purchase and sale of businesses, franchises, real estate development, commercial leases and commercial condominium projects.

Paul has appeared before all Courts in New Brunswick and also the Federal Court of Canada and has litigation experience in construction disputes, Mechanic’s Lien matters, estate disputes, property disputes, expropriations, insurance litigation, municipal matters, professional negligence claims, shareholder disputes within businesses, wrongful dismissal claims and family law matters.

Paul’s clients include those from the medical, dental and chiropractic professions, construction companies, contractors, hotels, restaurants/bars, retail businesses, convenience store/gas stations, landscaping companies and knowledge based companies.

Paul currently chairs the Wills, Estates & Trusts section of the NB Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, is a member of the NB Community College (NBCC) Board of Governors and a member of the Endowment Fund of the United Way of Central NB Inc Board of Directors.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Commercial
  • Civil Litigation
  • Estate Planning and Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate/Real Property
  • Employment Law


  • B.A. – University of New Brunswick
  • LL.B. – University of New Brunswick
  • Bar Admission: June 1998

Professional Experience

Paul has appeared at all levels of Courts in the Province of New Brunswick, including: The Provincial Court; The Court of Queen’s Bench – Trial, Probate and Family Divisions; The New Brunswick Court of Appeal, and also the Federal Court of Canada. Paul has appeared in judicial districts throughout New Brunswick, including: Moncton, Saint John, Fredericton, Miramichi, Bathurst and Woodstock.

Past and Present Professional Activities

  • 2014 – present – Chair of the Wills, Estates & Trusts Section of the NB Branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA-NB)
  • Member – Canadian Bar Association
  • Member – York Sunbury Law Society
  • Member – Law Society of New Brunswick
  • Past Director – York Sunbury Law Society

Past and Present Personal, Community & Volunteer Activities

  • 2014 – present – Member of the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) Board of Governors
  • 2014 – present – Member of the Endowment Fund of the United Way of Central NB Inc Board of Directors
  • 2012 – present – Board of Directors – Fredericton Knowledge Park
  • Member – Fredericton Chamber of Commerce
  • 2012/13 Member of Organizing Committee 2013 CBA – NB Mid-Winter Meetings
  • 2011 Board of Directors – Horizon Health Network
  • Volunteer hockey coach 2008-2012
  • Past President – Business Fredericton North – 2009/2010
  • Board member – Business Fredericton North – 2007/2009
  • Past Member of Nashwaaksis United Church Finance Committee
  • Tennis coach – Canada Summer Games in 1993 – Kamloops, BC
  • Tennis coach – Canada Summer Games in 1989 – Saskatoon, Sask.