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Sampson McPhee Announces Two New Partners

Sydney, NS – Sampson McPhee Lawyers are pleased to announce the naming of Liam Gillis and Tyler MacLennan to their partnership. On January 1, 2020, Gillis and MacLennan will join the three present partners, Robert Sampson Q.C., Harvey McPhee Q.C. and Elsbeth Cassidy.

“Liam and Tyler have proven to be exceptional lawyers and are well respected by their clients and our community at large,” says Robert Sampson, Founding Partner, Sampson McPhee.

“Liam and Tyler continue to impress with their ability to handle complicated cases, as well as their passion for helping the communities they serve, here in Cape Breton. On behalf of our entire team, we want to congratulate our two new partners on their achievements and welcome
them to our partnership team!”

Both Gillis and MacLennan joined Sampson McPhee in 2015, after receiving their Juris Doctor from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. Gillis’s practice focuses primarily on civil litigation and personal injury, as well as labour, employment, and property law. MacLennan’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, including corporate restructuring, shareholder disputes, contracts and tax planning.

“It’s an honour to be named a partner at Sampson McPhee. This announcement speaks to the firm’s commitment to attracting and retaining fresh talent, as well as the firm’s continued growth. I am grateful for the opportunity to build my career at home in Cape Breton,” says Gillis.
MacLennan adds: “Both Liam and I look forward to continuing to provide the utmost professionalism and quality service to our clients and to expand on our contributions to the practice of law as a whole.”

For over 35 years, Sampson McPhee has provided innovative and practical solutions, timely and efficient service and a breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in all areas of the law to a diverse client base. As Cape Breton Island’s largest law firm, they provide services of the highest calibre in every area of law, a goal to which the members of the firm are committed to at every level.


Media Contact:
Robert Sampson Q.C.
Founding Partner, Sampson McPhee Law Firm
902-565-9781

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