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Stephen J. Hill – Partner

Stephen J Hill - DSC_8234a x 600Stephen is a partner with our offices. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and having resided in the Fredericton area most of his life, he was admitted to the New Brunswick bar in 2005 after completing his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a major in accounting and his law degree (LLB), both from the University of New Brunswick. Stephen has also been accepted to pursue his Masters of Laws (LLM) with a specialty in Energy, Resource Development and Infrastructure on a part-time basis. Stephen regularly acts for individuals, small, medium, and large businesses, corporations, financial intuitions, First Nations, not-for-profits, and other organizations.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate/Real Property
  • Banking
  • Corporate Commercial
  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Securities and Corporate Finance
  • Taxation
  • Estates and Trusts
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • First Nations
  • Commercial Litigation


  • B.B.A. – University of New Brunswick
  • LL.B. – University of New Brunswick
  • LL.M. currently pursuing a Masters of Laws degree with a specialty in Energy, Resource Development and Infrastructure
  • Bar Admission: 2005

Professional Experience

Nominated as one of Canada’s Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, Stephen’s clients include those in the medical, dental, chiropractic, veterinary, and other health-related fields, accounts, owner-managed businesses, franchises, corporations (local, national and international), resource-development firms, financial institutions, hotels, and First Nation communities. Engaging a best value solution approach, Stephen specializes in, and regularly advises clients on, tax-driven matters/reorganizations, incorporations, buying-selling of businesses, financing, secured transactions, debtor-creditor issues, restructuring matters, trusts and estate planning, and real estate matters.

He has presented or published papers and articles on various topics including export development awareness, mortgage actions, insolvency, credit disclosure matters, and real property issues.

Past and Present Professional Activities

  • President of the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce
  • President or Special Legal Counsel – Fredericton Boys’ and Girls’ Club
  • President or Special Legal Counsel – The Fredericton Executive Association
  • President or Special Legal Counsel – York-Sunbury law Society