In the last 20 years, municipalities have been given much greater freedom and autonomy to conduct their own affairs, without oversight by a provincial or federal government. With such autonomy comes increased responsibility. Compliance with Nova Scotia’s Municipal Government Act
and other related statutes is essential for good governance. This is a specialized area of law that requires experience and expertise.
Don Urquhart has over 10 years of experience in advising Kings County Council on procedural and other issues. He now also assists Wolfville Town Council as required. Peter Nathanson has over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of property law, such as zoning, development agreements, and planning issues. Both lawyers are experienced litigators.