Notable Alumni

Our alumni hold every form of government office, teach in most law schools, innovate in the provision of legal services, advance policy, render decisions on courts across the country and offer key service to non-governmental bodies, non-profits and community organizations.

They include:





  • Purdy Crawford (1955), corporate director
  • Sir Graham Day (1959), former chairman of Cadbury Schweppes plc, fourth Chancellor of Dalhousie University
  • Peter Dey (1966), chairman of Paradigm Capital Inc, former chairman of Morgan Stanley Limited, former chair of the TSE Committee on Corporate Governance in Canada, former chairman of the Ontario Securities Commission, Canada's representative to the OECD Task Force that developed the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance
  • Fred Fountain (1974), CEO of Great Eastern Corporation Ltd, philanthropist, sixth Chancellor of Dalhousie University

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